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Tropical pulp still a long way from fiction in German children’s books

Gland, Switzerland – German book publishers have only marginally improved performance in excluding paper pulp sourced through destruction of tropical forests that are home to critically endangered elephants, tigers and orang-utans. A WWF-Germany survey of children’s books found about 30 per cent of books contained significant amounts of mixed tropical hardwood fibres characteristic of natural […]

Researchers developed a glass that can tolerate high temperatures

German scientists have announced that they had manufactured a new type of transparent and thin glass that can tolerate very high temperatures, this type of glass has been developed at the Fraunhover Institute for surfaces and layers technology using layers of microscopic crystals, which is known as Nano Technology.