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March 27, 2016
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Engineers Invent a Bubble-Pen to Write with Nanoparticles

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have solved a problem in micro- and nanofabrication — how to quickly, gently and precisely handle tiny particles — that will allow researchers to … Continue reading

June 18, 2014
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Engineers Build World’s Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor

AUSTIN, Texas — Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built the smallest, fastest and longest-running tiny synthetic motor to date. The team’s nanomotor is an important step toward developing miniature machines that … Continue reading

July 31, 2013
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Origins and uses of wrinkles, creases, folds

New research into the origins of — and structural differences between — wrinkles, creases, and folds could have applications in many fields, from flexible electronic devices to dermatology to flexible sheets that become sticky when stretched. Findings from a Brown … Continue reading

January 28, 2013
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Pushing Boundaries

Engineers report research milestones in fuel cells, flexible composites Faculty and students in the University of Delaware’s College of Engineering continue to blaze a trail of innovation, reporting recent research milestones in flexible composites and fuel cells. Flexible composites The … Continue reading

September 29, 2012
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Rewriting the Rules of Teamwork

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As scientists from different disciplines and regions help design a world-class nuclear research facility at Michigan State University, a team of MSU researchers will conduct one of the first major studies of how teams work together. … Continue reading

December 18, 2011
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Novel Device Removes Heavy Metals From Water

*Engineers at Brown University have developed a system that cleanly and efficiently removes trace heavy metals from water. In experiments, the researchers showed the system reduced cadmium, copper, and nickel concentrations, returning contaminated water to near or below federally acceptable … Continue reading

December 14, 2011
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Yale Engineers Making Solar Power More Efficient

Innovations by a team of Yale University researchers could lead to improvements in basic solar power technology that result in lower-cost, higher-efficiency photovoltaic systems. Photovoltaics (PV) directly convert sunlight into electricity. PV systems can be arrayed on rooftops to generate … Continue reading

November 15, 2011
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Voyager 2 Completes Switch to Backup Thruster Set

PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Voyager 2 has successfully switched to the backup set of thrusters that controls the roll of the spacecraft. Deep Space Network personnel sent commands to the spacecraft to make the change on Nov. 4 and received … Continue reading