Wednesday, March 29, 2023


New wood-based technology removes dye pollutants in wastewater

It can combat the widespread problem of toxic dye discharge from the textile industry.

New soil sensors could improve crop fertilization efficiency

Measuring temperature and nitrogen levels is essential for agriculture.

UCF researcher develops the world’s first energy-saving paint inspired by butterflies

Nature presents a variety of chemical and structural compositions.

New dynamically adjustable Wheelchair prototypes help users safely navigate airports 

The Purdue team won the 2020 FAA Challenge.

Flat, pancake-sized metalens image the lunar surface

First ultrathin, compact metalens telescope capable of imaging far-away objects.

Engineers design metasurfaces to help control surface wave propagation

The work has potential implications for wave control across length scales.

Liquid nitrogen spray could clean up stubborn moon dust

It can remove almost all of the simulated moon dust from a space suit.

New purification methods could make protein drugs cheaper

Engineers find specialized nanoparticles can quickly and inexpensively isolate proteins from a bioreactor.

A new way to exceed the 26% efficiency of perovskite solar cells

It is the starting point of the journey to achieve more than 27% efficiency.

Engineered wood absorbs carbon dioxide and gets stronger

The method could lower both emissions and building construction costs.

A liquid laser that is robust in air and tunable by wind

A tunable laser hat can be inkjet-printed.

Loofah-inspired hydrogel uses sunlight to purify contaminated water

It could potentially purify enough water to satisfy someone's daily needs, even when it's cloudy.

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