October2016


Iain Hosie featured in Sustainable Nonwovens

Iain Hosie featured in Sustainable Nonwovens

Here is a recent interview of Ian Hosie, managing director of Revolution Fibres, featured in Sustainable Nonwovens.   Sustainable Nonwovens: What’s the background to Revolution Fibres and when was the company founded? Iain Hosie: Revolution Fibres was founded in 2009 in Auckland. It came from a project with a local ventilation company, HRV, which was looking for “the […]

The Nobel Prize for Chemistry went to the world’s smallest machines

The Nobel Prize for Chemistry went to the world’s smallest machines

The creators of the world’s tiniest machines have been awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.   The tiny molecular machines are a thousand times thinner than a strand of hair. They can be easily inserted inside the human body to deliver drugs from within – example, applying pharmaceuticals directly to cancer cells, or the molecular machines can simply […]