Paint strippers introduced to reduce levels of toxicity

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts invented a new type of paint stripping formula that promises to not be as toxic as existing paint strippers on the market today. In addition to the reduced toxicity levels, the solvent remains competitive in the time it takes to strip paint: just 20 minutes. “Consumers and companies typically […]

Skin-like self-healing coating in the works

A group of Chinese researchers have developed a new kind of coating for use in both architecture and biomedical fields. How can this coating benefit these vastly different areas of science? Lead researcher Ming Yang explains how the new coating is designed to self-heal much like human skin. Yang comments that it is “artificial materials […]