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Eco-friendly food packaging material doubles shelf-life of food products

Natural chitosan-based film enhanced with anti-bacterial and antiviral properties of grapefruit seed extract improves food safety and quality
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Lightweight aerogel material made from paper waste developed

This cellulose material is biodegradable, non-toxic, flexible and ultra-strong
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It’s a 3D printer, but not as we know it

3D printing techniques have quickly become some of the most widely used tools to rapidly design and build new components. A team of engineers...
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Engineering professors receive Air Force grant to develop new energy materials

Two Penn State engineering professors, Seong Kim, professor of chemical engineering and materials science and engineering, and Zoubeida Ounaies, Dorothy Quiggle Career Development Professor...

Swimming bacteria, sperm increase speed through ‘corridors’ of low viscosity fluid

New research findings are yielding insights into the physics behind the swimming behavior of bacteria and spermatozoa that could lead to a better understanding...
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Transformation needed in thermal management research

Researchers are recommending changes in how to study rapidly changing temperatures in complex systems such as aircraft and power plants, a transformation that could...

Cancer Treatment in a Painless Patch

Chemotherapy is a life-saving medical intervention for millions of cancer patients, but the treatment is often not a pleasant experience. To kill off cancer...

The ductility of magnesium explained

Zhaoxuan Wu and William Curtin of the Laboratory for Multiscale Mechanics Modeling (LAMMM) have solved the 40-year-old scientific riddle of the low ductility magnesium. Magnesium...

Stony Brook Researchers Receive $1 Million DOE Grant to Advance Engine...

A Stony Brook University-led research team has received a $1 million grant from the Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct research on Reactivity Controlled...

Artificial whisker reveals source of harbor seal’s uncanny prey-sensing ability

Harbor seals have an amazingly fine-tuned sense for detecting prey, as marine biologists have noted for years. Even when blindfolded, trained seals are able...

Repairing Mucus

Proper lubrication is crucial to keep not only machines but also humans functioning smoothly. The mucus membranes in our mouths, eyes, stomachs and genital...

Less Mess, More Versatility: UMD Researchers Build a Smarter Industrial Robot

Like a driver who refuses to ask for directions when lost, today’s industrial robots don’t know when they’re in trouble and should stop and...

Untangling the mechanics of knots

Got rope? Then try this experiment: Cross both ends, left over right, then bring the left end under and out, as if tying a...

Deformation of 3D Hierarchical Nanolattices

In a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), researchers in the laboratory of Julia R. Greer, professor...

Study helps understand why a material’s behavior changes as it gets...

To fully understand how nanomaterials behave, one must also understand the atomic-scale deformation mechanisms that determine their structure and, therefore, their strength and function. Researchers...

Sub-micrometer carbon spheres reduce engine friction as oil additive

Tiny, perfectly smooth carbon spheres added to motor oil have been shown to reduce friction and wear typically seen in engines by as much...

New Purdue propulsion facilities to expand jet-engine research

Purdue University is expanding the nation's largest university propulsion laboratory for research aimed at reducing fuel consumption and emissions for next-generation jet engines. The expansion...

Waves in the deep

Acoustic-gravity waves — a special type of sound wave that can cut through the deep ocean at the speed of sound — can be...