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  • Added 8th April 2015

    Clay may be the best material for carbon capture

    Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology discovered that clay may prove to be a highly effective material

    April 8, 2015 This year has seen a lot of media attention on climate change issues and combating global warming. Greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase, posing significant risks for ...

  • Added 30th March 2015

    Virtual test drives for new cars

    Today, not only do cars feature better engines and internal systems, but the methods by which they are tested are

    March 30, 2015 The automobile is one of the most helpful and life-changing technological advances to shape modern life. Allowing people to travel at fast speeds, cars can also be ...

  • Added 27th March 2015

    Good as new: The science behind healing

    Three different studies scrutinized the minute facets of how the body heals and, more importantly, what preventable actions stop the

    March 27, 2015 Doctors and other health care providers have an obligation to heal. As the Hippocratic Oath famously decreed, "Do no harm." But in order to do so, these ...

  • Added 26th March 2015

    Robots will help firefighters save lives

    Researchers are currently developing robots that will help firefighters navigate smoke-filled buildings. 

    March 25, 2015 Firefighters risk their lives all the time by running into burning buildings and trying to save people. It will likely never be a safe job, but thanks ...

  • Added 24th March 2015

    Graphene could be the solution for limiting microwave interference

    Signal processing cannot occur properly without the filtering of frequencies using protective materials. This is where graphene may hold strong

    March 23, 2015 Microwave communication is common in today's world, but it also has some inherent problems. Spectral bands are overcrowded due to the multiple communication channels they house, and ...

  • Added 20th March 2015

    The next generation of 3-D printing filaments

    The future of 3-D printers could hinge on two recent discoveries in plastics and how printers employ the materials they

    March 20, 2015 Say what you will about how this engineering marvel will reshape the manufacturing industry, but a 3-D printer's hardware and programming can only do so much. After ...

  • Added 11th March 2015

    Saving time with an atomic clock

    Atomic clock research from the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen discovered a way to greatly reduce laser "noise."

    March 11, 2015 While the general public set their clocks forward for daylight savings, arguing with family and friends over whether losing an hour of sleep is worth gaining an ...

  • Added 3rd March 2015

    3-D printing brings new opportunities to health care

    Engineers have discovered that 3-D printers can greatly benefit the health care sector.

    March 3, 2015 The fact that there are only so many natural elements available on Earth is something that bothers people of all backgrounds, though perhaps none more so than ...

  • Added 3rd March 2015

    New means of detecting airborne chemicals

    Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology developed a powerful laser that can create shining particles in the air.

    March 3, 2015 Much of the time, we all breathe the air in around us without giving it another thought. Essentially, that scenario only changes when there's a notable smell ...

  • Added 3rd March 2015

    Speaking the language of unmanned drone technology

    Every advancement in drone technology raises more questions as to the shifting nature of how these devices communicate and who

    March 3, 2015 One way or another, unmanned drone technology will soon find its way into every industry. Modern organizations value the ability to detect granular data with limited human ...