Consumer & Gadgets

Sony to begin plastic packaging phase-out next year

Sony will start phasing out plastic packaging for small electronic gadgets such as smartphones, cameras and audio accessories from next year, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Consumer & Gadgets

Smarter design of food packaging helps consumers sort waste better

Does the design of food packaging play a role in consumers' waste sorting behavior? Yes, that's what has been shown in a new doctoral thesis, recently presented at the University of Borås, Sweden. What is unique is that ...

Engineering

Squid skin–inspired material is a game changer

Inside a lab in the Calit2 building, Aleksandra Strzelecka opens a drawer, pulls out a small square sheet and hands it to a visitor. The brownish, rubbery material stretches to more than double its original size.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Pathways of diffusion through microelectronic packaging materials

Microelectronics play an important role in the devices we use every day like LED string lights, smartphones, and safety-critical applications such as cars or airplanes. Contact of these small electric components with corrosive ...

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