Reinforcing bitumen-based road surfaces with waste from plastic wigs [study]

“Synthetic hair wigs are made from modacrylic fibers that are synthesized to look and feel same as real hair. The fibers have the potential to return to their original shape by spraying it lightly with water and heating from underneath. Moreover, synthetic fibers do not keep odours and do not react to weather condition as […]

How do students spend their time?

A new study raises questions: “How Students Spend Their Time,” Andrea L. Welker [pictured here] and Bridget Wadzuk, J. Prof. Issues Eng. Educ. Pract., vol. 138, 2012, pp. 198-206.  the authors, at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, explain: “An analysis was performed of how students spend their time … the students self-report their use of time […]