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Parking space features sign specifying it is for charging electric vehicles only

Jun 6, 2022

New Model Finds Best Sites for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The model also determines how powerful the station can be without placing an undue burden on the local power grid. 

diagram of the new technique for producing hindered amines

May 4, 2022

Researchers Devise Cheaper, Faster Way to Continuously Produce Amines

Hindered amines are used as building blocks in products ranging from pharmaceuticals to LEDs. 

rows of vials containing covid-19 vaccine

Apr 1, 2022

Researchers Roll Out Data on COVID Vaccine Distribution and Waste

The researchers hope others can use the data to improve vaccination efforts in the future. 

Bacteriophages at different levels of magnification (attached to bacterial cell wall/in petri dish).

Feb 14, 2022

New Technique Improves Directed Evolution of Microorganisms

The technique can be used to better engineer microorganisms for biopharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing. 

gloved hands hold up solar cell panels of different sizes

Jan 25, 2022

New Technique Boosts Efficiency, Sustainability of Large-Scale Perovskite Solar Cells

The technique will reduce the cost and improve the performance of mass-produced perovskite solar cells. 

three pallets of bundled cardboard waste sit on a loading dock

Jan 20, 2022

New Tool to Help Solid-Waste Systems Reach Cost, Environmental Goals

The free tool that uses models to help solid waste systems achieve their environmental goals in the most cost-efficient way possible. 

several 3d printers are lined up on a workbench; one of them is printing an object

Sep 22, 2021

Model Advances Understanding of Incorporating 3D Printing Into Supply Chains

Spare parts are a headache for supply chains. 3D printing may help. But...it's complicated. 

hands in latex gloves twist a piece of clear, elastic material that contains liquid metal

Aug 31, 2021

Using Liquid Metal to Turn Motion into Electricity – Even Underwater

To generate electricity, just squish it, stretch it, twist it, or stomp on it. 

two people set side by side at computers, they appear to be discussing something business related

Aug 18, 2021

Study Highlights Challenges of Encouraging Skepticism in Financial Statement Auditors

Skepticism is being discouraged in auditors – and a recent study finds unexpected challenges to addressing that. 

diagram shows how the new process recycles nanowires

Jul 26, 2021

Researchers Demonstrate Technique for Recycling Nanowires in Electronics

The work is a step toward more sustainable electronics. 

two skulls rest on a table in the research lab of forensic anthropologist Ann Ross

Jul 14, 2021

Study: Let’s Replace ‘Ancestry’ in Forensics With Something More Accurate

The study highlights flaws in existing approaches to assessing and discussing ancestral origin. 

solar farm

Jun 17, 2021

Combining Energy Storage And Solar Offers Unexpected Power Reliability Boost

This is encouraging news for renewable energy. 

A B-2 Spirit (stealth) bomber is silhouetted against the clouds.

May 18, 2021

How a Tougher Skin Could Change the Shape of Stealth Aircraft

A new material promises to make stealth aircraft even stealthier. 

Diagram of the nanodroplet and ultrasound drill at work.

Jan 7, 2021

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound ‘Drills’ Prove Effective at Tackling Tough Blood Clots

The new technique was designed to break up particularly tough blood clots. 

windmills in a field

Dec 14, 2020

Benefits of Renewable Energy Vary From Place to Place

The work can help target renewable energy investments where they can do the most good.