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Road to reduced carbon emissions might be paved in asphalt

By Stephanie Liverani / September 27, 2016

Researchers at Rice University in Houston, Texas, have developed a “new form of porous asphalt that can soak up 154% of its weight in carbon dioxide,” according to a university press release.

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Video: Nissan unveils new zero-emission, high-performance concept car

By Stephanie Liverani / September 21, 2016

Keeping fuel-efficiency paramount, automotive manufacturer Nissan recently unveiled its latest concept car—the BladeGlider, which “combines zero-emissions with high-performance in a revolutionary sports car design,” according to a Nissan press release.

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Strontium aluminate keeps Nissan Leaf’s glow-in-the-dark paint shining bright after the sun sets

By April Gocha / May 8, 2015

Nissan’s European arm is the first vehicle manufacturer to apply glow-in-the-dark paint to a vehicle—and the results are glowing.

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Video: First self-cleaning automobile helps drivers bid bye-bye to the car wash

By Jessica McMathis / May 19, 2014

Nissan has unveiled a prototype of the European-market Nissan Note that comes with a protective super-hydrophobic paint that self-cleans.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / April 29, 2014

Other materials stories that may be of interest for April 28, 2014.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / October 19, 2011

Energy-storing membrane may ‘perform better than batteries’ Researchers from the National University of Singapore’s Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative have developed a soft, foldable membrane using a polystyrene-based polymer. When sandwiched between two charged metal plates it can store charge at 0.2 farads per square centimeter, which is claimed to be well above the typical upper…

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By / October 4, 2011

NIST Extends Response Period for Comments on Proposed New Advanced Manufacturing Program To accommodate additional interested parties, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) today announced a 30-day extension on a request seeking public comment on the proposed new Advanced Manufacturing Technology Consortia program. The comment period now ends 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on…

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