PhD student Laurens Polgar has created new, recyclable rubber. Currently, rubber can only be reused in low-quality products, for example poles or rubber tiles. By using a different method to create bonds in the rubber, Polgar has created rubber that is completely recyclable into new rubber, preserving all its qualities. Polgar’s discovery recently won the Benelux final of the prestigious Falling Walls Lab.
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Molecular Biophysics post-doc Adéla Melcrova wins prestigious Czech Prize
NWO awards € 4 million to DIGITAL TWIN programme
Molecular hydrogen (H2) makes up 99% of the cold dense gas in galaxies. So mapping where stars are born basically means measuring H2, which lacks a strong characteristic signature at low temperatures. Astronomers from SRON Netherlands Institute for...