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Carbon fibre: it’s super light and super strong (even more so than dreadlocks). Carbon fibre: it’s super light and super strong (even more so than dreadlocks). Lucas Grumet/Flickr

Black to the future: carbon fibre research seeds new innovation

A unique cutting-edge carbon fibre research facility Carbon Nexus officially opened at Deakin University in Geelong last week. It houses laboratories, a pilot scale carbon fibre line and a smaller single-tow…
Solid plastic made from gas. Solid plastic made from gas. Novomer

Explainer: what is carbon capture and utilisation?

Carbon and carbon dioxide are found all around us. All living things contain carbon - it’s one of the essential building blocks of life and is fundamental to many chemical processes. Carbon dioxide (CO2…

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Synthetic skin heals itself

A synthetic material both sensitive to touch and able to heal itself quickly has been created for the first time. Engineers…