New material harvests energy from water vapor

MIT engineers have created a new polymer film that can generate electricity by drawing on a ubiquitous source: water vapor.The new material changes its shape after absorbing tiny amounts of...

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Using Free DEM for Coverage Prediction in Atoll

Some of us might be familiar with Forsk Atoll, one of the popular RF Simulation software. Creating the sitelist is easy. Creating the cell list easy. Importing the antenna data...

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How to use local culture and know-how for innovation and job creation in Hanoi

Community is a typical characteristic of Vietnamese culture. Local culture and traditions have strong influence on daily life and business activities. However, in current context, as the country has been...

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Environment providing on criterion of, order of, procedures for recognition of environmentally friendly – nylon bags

This Circular providing criterion of, order of, procedures for recognition of environmentallyfriendly-nylon bags which are imported, manufactured and used in Vietnam. Thủ tướng Chính phủ vừa ban hành Nghị định...

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Toxic Chemicals in Clothing Make All of Us Fashion Victims

Greenpeace Detox Campaign Image | Photo: Lance Lee Today, to coincide with the release of a major investigative report by Greenpeace International, Toxic Threads: The Big Fashion Stitch-Up, guest contributor Tommy...

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Greenpeace Exposes Toxic Chemicals in Fashionable Clothing

Greenpeace Exposes Toxic Chemicals in Fashionable Clothing (via Environment News Service) BEIJING, China, November 20, 2012 (ENS) – Some of the world’s best known fashion retailers are selling clothing contaminated...

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Synthetic Dyes: A look at Environmental & Human Risks

Since antiquity, fabrics have been dyed with extracts from minerals, plants, and animals. In fact, dyeing historically was a secretive art form; the most beautiful and exotic pigments reserved were...

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Engineering Cells for More Efficient Biofuel Production

In the search for renewable alternatives to gasoline, heavy alcohols such as isobutanol are promising candidates. Not only do they contain more energy than ethanol, but they are also more...

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Vietnam approves green growth strategy

(20 December 2012) Viet Nam has outlined its commitment to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions with the implementation of the Green Growth strategy, approved by the Prime Minister last week. ...

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We know that real trees soak up carbon from the atmosphere — but fake trees?

A cheap plastic that removes carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere? “Yes,” says a team of chemists at the University of Southern California’s  (USC) Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, led by...

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For a green economy

On 27/11/2012, in Hanoi, the Ministry of Industry and Trade officially launched the Energy Efficiency Campaign named "Increasingly using energy efficiently in state-owned businesses and government agencies". The campaign will...

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Label to verify quality

As many industries and businesses have not recognized that energy labeling is a competitive advantage, they have not been determined to renovate technology, nor to improve product quality. They fear...

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