Windows gain competitive edge over global warming

TSUKUBA, Japan, Sep 1, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – A French-Japanese research collaboration has fabricated metal nanocomposite coatings that improve the insulating properties of window glasses. The new coating prevents a significant portion of near-infrared (NIR) and ultraviolet rays (UV) from passing through, while at the same time admitting visible light. The findings […]

US donates P27M in books to Bicol

THE UNITED STATES has donated P27 million worth of reading materials for young students in the Bicol region, the US Embassy said in a statement on Tuesday.   It said it handed over 540,000 early grade books to the Department of Education (DepEd) from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Aug. 22.    “We […]

Philconstruct Visayas returns to Cebu

PHILCONSTRUCT Visayas, the country’s largest construction trade show, officially returned to Cebu on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at the Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino.The country’s largest construction trade show features more than 200 exhibitors for over 360 brands showcasing items and products such as heavy machine and equipment, tools, lighting, and generators, among others. […]

Teijin and Fujitsu Agree to Jointly Develop Blockchain-based Commercial Platform to Promote Sustainable Use of Recycled Materials

TOKYO, Jul 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Teijin Limited (hereinafter Teijin) and Fujitsu Limited today launched a joint project to realize a blockchain-based commercial platform for enhancing the environmental value of recycled materials for manufacturers. The collaboration will promote environmentally conscious design(1) by leveraging Teijin’s Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) Calculation Method for […]

NCR building materials price growth fastest in over 5 years

By Ana Olivia A. Tirona, Researcher RETAIL PRICES of construction materials in the National Capital Region (NCR) grew to its fastest pace in more than five years in February amid supply chain constraints, preliminary data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) showed. According to the PSA, Metro Manila’s construction materials retail price index (CMRPI) quickened […]

Machine learning speeds up search for new sustainable materials

TSUKUBA, Japan, May 25, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Researchers from Konica Minolta and the Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan have developed a machine learning method to identify sustainable alternatives for composite materials. Their findings were published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials: Methods. Researchers are looking […]

A new age of 2.5D materials

TSUKUBA, Japan, May 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Scientists are exploring new ways to artificially stack two-dimensional (2D) materials, introducing so-called 2.5D materials with unique physical properties. Researchers in Japan reviewed the latest advances and applications of 2.5D materials in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. By stacking layers of […]

Comelec in Cebu City removes candidates’ illegally installed campaign materials

ONLY a few campaign materials were removed during the Oplan Baklas operations in Cebu City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.Officials of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Cebu City said majority of the campaign materials they removed were tarpaulins and posters that were illegally installed in public areas.Cebu City North District Assistant Election Officer Jun […]

Fujitsu and Atmonia Leverage HPC and AI Technology in Joint Project to Contribute to Carbon Neutrality

Tokyo and Reykjavík, Iceland, Apr 13, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Fujitsu and Atmonia ehf., an Icelandic start-up company developing a sustainable process for ammonia production, today announced signing of an agreement regarding conduct of joint research to accelerate catalysts development for the clean production of ammonia, leveraging on high-performance computing (HPC) and […]

Toyobo and MC Agree to Establish New Joint Venture in Functional Materials

TOKYO, Mar 24, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Toyobo Co., Ltd. (Toyobo) and Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) are pleased to announce our agreement to establish a new joint venture company(1) that will specialize in the planning, development, manufacturing and sales of functional materials. The terms of our agreement call for the new company to […]

Holcim ramps up waste management initiatives

HOLCIM Philippines, Inc. said it ramped up its waste management projects in 2021 and will sustain these efforts in the coming year. Through its waste management unit, Geocycle, the company converted almost 200,000 tons of biomass and industrial and municipal wastes into alternative fuels and raw materials for cement production through co-processing. Geocycle also partnered […]

Showa Denko Accelerates Search for Optimal Formulation of Semiconductor Materials with Quantum Computing Technology

TOKYO, Feb 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has demonstrated that it is possible to dramatically speed up the time required to search for optimal formulations of semiconductor materials, from several decades to several tens of seconds, using quantum computing technology. Image of optimization of semiconductor materials formulation […]

Showa Denko Accelerates Search for Optimal Formulation of Semiconductor Materials Leveraging Quantum Computing Technology

TOKYO, Feb 10, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Showa Denko K.K. (SDK; TSE:4004) has demonstrated that it is possible to dramatically speed up the time required to search for optimal formulations of semiconductor materials, from several decades to several tens of seconds, using quantum computing technology. Semiconductor materials contain a large number of […]

Tiny electric generators could accelerate wound healing

TSUKUBA, Japan, Jan 18, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Tiny dressings that generate electricity in response to movement could accelerate wound healing and tissue regeneration. Scientists in Taiwan reviewed the latest advances and potential applications of wound healing technology in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials. “Piezoelectric and triboelectric nanogenerators are […]