Engineering

Collecting clean water from air, inspired by desert life

Engineering
COLUMBUS, Ohio–Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble ...

Biodegradable, produces zero toxic waste and recycles into organic waste: ...

Engineering
A new Tel Aviv University study describes a process to make bioplastic polymers that don’t require land or fresh water ...

An energy-efficient way to stay warm: Sew high-tech heating patches ...

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  What if, instead of turning up the thermostat, you could warm up with high-tech, flexible patches sewn into your ...

Nuclear power shutdowns won’t spike power prices

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Owners of both Three Mile Island, near Harrisburg, and Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station, west of Pittsburgh, have cited financial ...

Robots learn by checking in on team members

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The software and hardware needed to co-ordinate a team of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that can communicate and work toward ...

An elastic fiber filled with electrodes set to revolutionize smart ...

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It’s a whole new way of thinking about sensors. The tiny fibers developed at EPFL are made of elastomer and ...

The first wireless flying robotic insect takes off

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Insect-sized flying robots could help with time-consuming tasks like surveying crop growth on large farms or sniffing out gas leaks. ...

500-year-old Leaning Tower of Pisa mystery unveiled by engineers

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 Why has the Leaning Tower of Pisa survived the strong earthquakes that have hit the region since the middle ages? ...

Can this invasive exotic pest make better materials for industry ...

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 IMAGE:  Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have combined derivatives of two surplus materials–wood pulp and ...

World’s first solar fuels reactor for night passes test at ...

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International solar thermal energy researchers have successfully tested CONTISOL, a solar reactor that runs on air, able to make any ...