Could a New Solar Technology Prove as Groovy as It Sounds?

Could a new solar technology prove as groovy as it sounds? A team of researchers from the University of Sheffield have worked with energy technology firm Power Roll to create an innovative new solar-cell design they say can push up efficiency and drive down manufacturing costs. Together they have developed …

Your Christmas Tree Could Be Recycled Into Paint or Sweeteners

Gifts have been opened, cookies have been eaten, Christmas has come and gone. Still, the last vestige of holiday festivities remains: the slowly decaying Christmas tree husk in your living room. Even as fake tree sales rise, as many as 30 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United …

World-Leading Plant Growth Facility Set to Become More Sustainable

One of the most advanced plant growth facilities in the world, which is helping scientists to enhance our understanding of how crops are being affected by climate change and disease, is set to become more sustainable thanks to new funding. The Sir David Read Controlled Environment Facility in the University …