Genetically modified silkworms produced spider silk six times tougher than the Kevlar

Spider silk is spun by silkworms for the first time, offering a green alternative to synthetic fibers.

LionGlass: A new glass for the future

Super strong, eco-friendly glass: 10x strength, half carbon emissions.

Making green hydrogen from plastic waste

Graphene by-product offsets ‘flash’ hydrogen production costs, Rice study finds.

Harvest fresh water with innovative technologies & nature inspiration

Researcher finds inspiration from spider webs and beetles to harvest fresh water from thin air.

3D-printed living material could clean polluted water

A sustainable and eco-friendly solution to clean pollutants from water.

An energy-efficient method for capturing and converting carbon dioxide

Capture carbon dioxide with MIT's electrochemical device for renewable electricity.

How to prevent biofilms in space?

Space Station tests show that a surface treatment can help.

Linking two solar technologies to improve both efficiency and stability

Win-win for efficiency and stability.

Colorful new paint reduces heating and cooling energy use

New paint can keep homes and other buildings cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter.

Ultra-thin, tear-charged battery for smart contact lenses

It stores electricity when it is immersed in saline solution and could one-day power smart contact lenses.

Hydrogen and electricity can be combined to make pharmaceutical drugs

Technique for using hydrogen and electricity to create pharmaceuticals.

A new method collects water from fog and purifies it

People living in dry but foggy areas should benefit from this technology.

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