A method to improve metal production has just been developed by researchers funded by the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Industry-University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) – Center for Resource Recovery & Recycling (CR3) – at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the Colorado School of Mines with an international site at KU Leuven, Belgium.
Credit: Siamak Farhad, Mechanical Engnieering Department, University of AkronMore than 300,000 people are injured and about 4,000 die each year in car crashes that occur on roads with wet pavement, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.Learn More
Today, consumer food choices, as well as food processing innovations, are driven by health, nutrition, and sustainability considerations. Plant proteins, a sustainable alternative to meat, are being used more frequently in foods from protein bars to pasta. At the heart of many food processes is drying. Proteins are routinely dried to improve storage stability, expand alternatives to product formulation, and enhance bioavailability.Learn More