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Solar-powered moisture harvester collects and cleans water from air

Access to clean water remains one of the biggest challenges facing humankind. A breakthrough by engineers at The University of Texas at Austin may offer a new solution through solar-powered ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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Converting biomass by applying mechanical force

One of the greatest global challenges is the efficient use of renewable sources in order to meet the increasing demand for energy and feedstock chemicals in the future. In this context, biomass ...

Fri 15 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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Light provides control for 3-D printing with multiple materials

3-D printing has revolutionized the fields of healthcare, biomedical engineering, manufacturing and art design.

Tue 12 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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GrapheneCA Initiates In-House Production of Reduced Graphene Oxide

Recently, Nano Graphene Inc. reported that it has set up the in-house production of reduced graphene oxide (rGO) with its own technology. The important addition of rGO truly caters to the ...

Mon 18 Mar 19 from AZoNano

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Ricoh Develops Inkjet Technology to Print Electrodes, Separators of Rechargeable Batteries (1)

Ricoh Co Ltd developed an inkjet printing technology for lithium-ion (Li-ion) rechargeable batteries and exhibited it at the 18th International Nanotechnology Exhibition & Conference (nano tech ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Tech-On

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Engineering living 'scaffolds' for building materials

When the inside of a mollusk shell shimmers in sunlight, the iridescence isn't produced by colored pigments but by tiny physical structures self-assembled from living cells and inorganic components. ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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Researchers look at ways to improve standard braking systems

While it's not a case of reinventing the wheel, researchers are looking at ways to improve standard braking equipment on trains and cars.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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X-ray analysis of carbon nanostructures helps material design

Nanostructures made of carbon are extremely versatile. They can absorb ions in batteries and supercapacitors, store gases and desalinate water. How well they cope with the task at hand depends ...

Thu 14 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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Pi Day through time: From Linux to Einstein to Steph Curry - CNET

March 14 isn't just Pi Day. It also has a surprising history of famous births, the death of physicist Stephen Hawking and a milestone for a daring dirigible.

Thu 14 Mar 19 from CNET

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Defects help nanomaterial soak up more pollutant in less time

Cleaning pollutants from water with a defective filter sounds like a non-starter, but a recent study by chemical engineers at Rice University found that the right-sized defects helped a molecular ...

Wed 13 Mar 19 from Phys.org

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