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June 27, 2016
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In the war against dust, a new tool inspired by geckos

Micrometric and sub-micrometric contaminant particles — what most of us call “dust” — can cause big problems for art conservators, the electronics industry, aerospace engineers, and others. These nanoparticles can prevent a cellphone from working or rob the vitality of … Continue reading

June 10, 2012
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Prize-Winning Mentor Menachem Elimelech Encourages a Life of Balance

When it comes to advising graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, Yale faculty member Menachem Elimelech believes his job isn’t rocket science. “I’m here to help them achieve their goals, and if they are motivated, that is very easy,” says Elimelech, … Continue reading