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Apr. 29, 2015 — Since most foam materials are made of petrochemical plastics, they aren’t very climate-friendly. But now an alternative is in sight – a novel foam material produced entirely from wood, which is ... read more

Light-Emitting Diode Tech: Solving Molybdenum Disulfide's 'Thin' Problem

Mar. 27, 2015 — A research team used silver nanodiscs to increase the promising new material's light emission by twelve times, making it a better candidate for light-emitting diode ... read more

Mar. 26, 2015 — Researchers have created materials that exploit the electromechanical properties of specific nanofibers to stretch to up to seven times their length, while remaining tougher than ... read more

Mar. 24, 2015 — Researchers have developed new membranes or micro-filters that will result in clean water in a much more energy efficient ... read more

Mar. 23, 2015 — Researchers are using green engineering to develop a low-cost dam that aims to prevent flooding, generate electricity, and help end food and water ... read more

Molecule from Plants Could Make Our Roads and Roofs 'Greener'

Mar. 22, 2015 — Construction crews may someday use a plant molecule called lignin in their asphalt and sealant mixtures to help roads and roofs hold up better under various weather conditions and make them more ... read more

Mar. 18, 2015 — Brookhaven physicists have illustrated how advances in computing and applied mathematics can improve the predictive value of models used to design new ... read more

Improving Productivity of Welding by Reducing Groove Angle

Mar. 18, 2015 — Scientists have been developing materials and technology suitable for Arctic conditions. Principles for safe and ecological design and manufacturing of structures and devices used for energy ... read more

Mar. 18, 2015 — Clean renewable energy can be produced by photocatalytically splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen with solar energy. Most of the conventionally developed water-splitting photocatalysts, however, ... read more

Mar. 18, 2015 — An electrical and computer engineer is taking a cue from nature to devise the next generation of integrated low-power, wearable ... read more

Mar. 16, 2015 — Inspired by seashells, researchers create a design map that predicts the strength, stiffness and toughness of composite ... read more

Laser-Assisted Fabrication Process Enables of Heat-Resistant, Crack-Free Materials

Mar. 12, 2015 — A fabrication technique that uses lasers to deposit superalloys with fewer cracks and excellent mechanical properties has been developed by researchers. Alloys are mixtures of two or more metallic ... read more

Mar. 10, 2015 — Researchers have identified a method for manufacturing longer-lasting and stronger forms of glass. The research could lead to more durable display screens, fiber optic cables, windows and other ... read more

Mar. 9, 2015 — The process of wrinkle formation is familiar to anyone who has ever sat in a bathtub a little too long. But exactly why layered materials sometimes form one kind of wrinkly pattern or another -- or ... read more

Mar. 9, 2015 — Through a surprise research discovery, a chemical engineer has developed a building better technique for semiconductors. The research may help improve electronic devices and could benefit the power ... read more

Mar. 2, 2015 — Researchers are developing technologies -- including heated pavements, electrically conductive concrete and nanostructured superhydrophobic coatings -- to quickly and economically clear snow and ice ... read more

Feb. 27, 2015 — A mechanical engineer and his team have developed a computer-controlled camera that enables their robotic ankle to see where it is ... read more

Feb. 27, 2015 — Buildings are responsible for about 40 percent of the energy consumed in the United States. Studies indicate that advanced sensors and controls have the potential to reduce the energy consumption of ... read more

Feb. 26, 2015 — A material might melt or snap in half. And for engineers, knowing when and why that might happen is crucial information. Now, a researcher has laid out an overarching theory that explains why certain ... read more

Feb. 23, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new, low-cost method to build DNA nanotubes block by block -- a breakthrough that could help pave the way for scaffolds made from DNA strands to be used in applications ... read more

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