May 8th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have developed a novel water purification process using solar energy and carbon-coated paper. Their method could eventually be scalable for purifying water in third-world countries or in areas cut off from water due to recent disasters.
February 13th, 2018 | by Faye Oney
Researchers have developed a triboelectric nanogenerator that uses body movements to generate electricity. Their device could someday generate enough power to operate our mobile devices and wearable electronics.
July 19th, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A 3-D printed structure created by a collaboration of engineers attracted the attention of Guinness World Records. Watch the video to see how the researchers printed the world's lightest structure made out of 3-D printed graphene aerogel and earned a spot in the 2018 edition.
June 17th, 2015 | by Stephanie Liverani
Engineers at the University at Buffalo in New York have developed a Slinky-shaped metamaterial hyperlens that overcomes the diffraction limit so scientists can see even the tiniest objects at a resolution sharper than ever before.
April 1st, 2014 | by Eileen De Guire
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