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March 27, 2018

3D-printed titanium dioxide in space

Experts from two universities are exploring the use of 3D-printed titanium dioxide foam in space. With potential applications in efficient solar cells, batteries and radiation,… Read more
March 27, 2018

Titanium dioxide used in pioneering sight restoration test

Scientists have restored the light-sensitivity of eyes in blind mice using gold and titanium dioxide nanowire arrays. Identifying the major challenges in the use of… Read more
February 13, 2018

Titanium dioxide helps clean up ambulances in Italian city

New ambulances in the Italian city of L’Aquila have been fitted with an interior lining containing titanium dioxide to clean surfaces. The titanium dioxide has… Read more
December 21, 2017

Cool your home without air conditioning

An Israel-based tech firm has developed a paint that cools down when exposed to sunlight, potentially offering an electricity-free cooling system for buildings. According to… Read more
November 10, 2017

No more smelly farms? Livestock odours reduced with titanium dioxide and UV light

Farms and livestock facilities are often smelt before they are seen, but researchers at Iowa State University are literally shedding light on a potential solution. Read more
November 10, 2017

How sunshine, seawater and titanium dioxide can create clean hydrogen fuel

Researchers at the University of Central Florida (UCF) are developing a new method to cost-effectively extract hydrogen from seawater.   Hydrogen fuel cells offer huge… Read more
September 29, 2017

Solar paint offers endless energy from water vapour – RMIT

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology are developing a solar paint – containing titanium dioxide – that can generate hydrogen, a clean energy… Read more
September 29, 2017

Toyota uses titanium dioxide-coated billboards to clean 5,285 vehicles’ pollution from the air – CNET.com

International car manufacturer Toyota has used titanium dioxide coated vinyl on their billboards to rid the air of over 5,000 vehicles’ pollution.   Reporting on… Read more
March 1, 2017

NGO manipulates and ignores science to scare consumers away from safe and trusted products

French Association Agir pour l’Environnement launched a website that irresponsibly mischaracterises the use of titanium dioxide (E171) in hundreds of food products. Titanium dioxide is… Read more
October 1, 2016

Opinion of the EFSA Scientific Panel Re-evaluation of Titanium Dioxide (E171) as a Food Additive

On 14 September 2016, the European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Scientific Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources (ANS) published an Opinion… Read more