Asbestoses are modified natural fibres. Long regarded as a wonder material for its good thermal and electrical insulation abilities, it has been recognised as a dangerous substance because of its tendency to cause lung cancer. Read more..
Benzene is an organic chemical compound discovered in 1823 by Faraday. Benzene is a solvent and intermediate in the production of nylon, phenolis, styrene and epoxy. Benzene molecules contain only hydrogen and carbon atoms and therefore, classified as hydrocarbon. Read more..
The enhancement of plant growth as a result of elevated atmospheric CO2 concentrations.
Composite fabrics is a term used to describe an engineered fabric with two or more different types of fibres composed in a sheath-core or side-side relation. Often one component is a strong fiber such as carbon, fiberglass or Kevlar, that gives the material its tensile strength, Read more..
Fossil Fuels are finite sources of carbon-based energy (mostly oil, gas and coal) which burnt to produce heat and other sources of power. Read more..