chemical engineering

  • Adelaide facility opens; ready and willing to make mRNA vaccines

    A new company on the block has big ideas for pharmaceuticals.

    A potential mRNA manufacturer has thrown wide its doors in Adelaide with the official opening of BioCina’s manufactur...

    Engineering November 25, 2021
  • Cracking the code of unbreakable phone screens

    Perovskite breakthrough could make tougher phone screens and more efficient solar panels.

    Unbreakable phone screens might seem too good to be true, but some chemical engineers reckon they’ve cracked the secr...

    Materials October 29, 2021
  • Mary Sherman Morgan – Rocket Girl

    The fuel that launched America’s first artificial satellite was formulated by a woman – “the best...

    In 2008, American playwright George Morgan wrote a play titled Rocket Girl, which he followed up in 2013 with a book ...

    Chemistry June 20, 2021
  • Whitest, coolest paint ever made

    The highly reflective paint could reduce reliance on air conditioning.

    A team of US engineers has developed the whitest – and therefore coolest – paint in the world, able to reflect 98.1% ...

    Chemistry April 16, 2021
  • Cancer detected by a sniff

    New machines hold hopes for improved early detection rates.

    Sometimes life dishes out cruel ironies. In 2007, Claire Guest co-founded a program to train dogs to detect cancer in...

    Biology March 10, 2014