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Liquid-Gated Membranes Filter Water With Higher Efficiency, Longer Time to Foul

Filtering and treating water, both for human consumption and to clean industrial and municipal wastewater, accounts for about 13 percent…

New Battery Design Extends the Life of Low-Cost, Lightweight Batteries

New battery design could greatly extend the shelf life of single-use metal-air batteries for electric vehicles, off-grid storage, and other…

European-Built Orion Spacecraft Service Module Arrives in the USA

The powerhouse that will help NASA’s Orion spacecraft venture beyond the Moon is stateside. The European-built service module that will…

Scientists Develop New Material That Cleans and Splits Water

Researchers at EPFL’s Institute of Chemical Sciences and Engineering have developed a photocatalytic system based on a material in the…

Existing Laser Technology Could Be Used To Attract Aliens

If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study proposes that laser technology on Earth could, in…

Researchers Train AI Bot to Recognize Galaxies

Researchers have taught an artificial intelligence program used to recognise faces on Facebook to identify galaxies in deep space. The…

Wind Farms Cause More Environmental Impact Than Previously Thought

When it comes to energy production, there’s no such thing as a free lunch, unfortunately. As the world begins its…

New Polymer Material Uses Carbon Dioxide to Self‐Repair

A material designed by MIT chemical engineers can react with carbon dioxide from the air, to grow, strengthen, and even…

Innovative Solution to Solving a Longstanding Fusion Challenge

Novel design could help shed excess heat in next-generation fusion power plants. A class exercise at MIT, aided by industry…

Swarms of Nanomachines Could Improve the Efficiency of Any Machine

The research team of Prof. Massimiliano Esposito of the University of Luxembourg studied the thermodynamics of small nanomachines. All machines…

Artificial Intelligence Improves Drug Combination Design

A new auto-commentary published in SLAS Technology looks at how an emerging area of artificial intelligence, specifically the analysis of…

‘Robotic Skins’ Turn Inanimate Objects Into Multifunctional Robots

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuAY5Y_INYQ Developed in the lab of Yale's Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, NASA-inspired robotic skins enable users to turn soft objects - a…

New Lithium-Based Battery Design Makes Use of Greenhouse Gas

New lithium-based battery could make use of greenhouse gas before it ever gets into the atmosphere. A new type of…

Foldable Heat Shield Could Help NASA Explore the Solar System

Gearing up for its first flight test, NASA’s Adaptable Deployable Entry Placement Technology, or ADEPT, is no ordinary umbrella. ADEPT…

Artificial Intelligence Helps Track Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts

Artificial intelligence is invading many fields, most recently astronomy and the search for intelligent life in the universe, or SETI.…

Newly Developed “Variable Friction” Fingers Enable Better Robot Hands

Picking up a pen off a desk and writing with it might seem easy to you, but it’s no small…

Engineers Develop a New Propulsion System for Nanosatellites

The scientists of the Inter-University Department of Space Research of Samara University presented a prototype of a propulsion system for…

New Technique Allows Engineers To 3D Print Colloidal Crystals

MIT engineers have united the principles of self-assembly and 3-D printing using a new technique, which they highlight today in…