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Tag: solution-driven research

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. 

bulldozer in a landfill

Dec 14, 2020

Applying Compost to Landfills Could Have Environmental Benefits

Compost could be useful well beyond the garden. 

nurses stand with newly-delivered boxes of PPE

Nov 12, 2020

The Strategic Stockpile Failed; Experts Propose New Approach to Emergency Preparedness

Academic and military experts are calling for a new approach to national emergency preparedness. 

child using breathing device

Oct 12, 2020

Proactive Steps Linked To Reduced Medical Costs, Hospital Visits for Children With Asthma

Widely available interventions are associated with lower medical costs, fewer ER visits. 

spinning wheel image associated with slow loading times

Oct 12, 2020

Software Spots and Fixes Hang Bugs in Seconds, Rather Than Weeks

Hang bugs – when software gets stuck, but doesn’t crash – can frustrate users and programmers. 

Sep 10, 2020

Research Sheds Light on Earliest Stages of Angelman Syndrome

New research offers insights into the earliest stages of Angelman syndrome. 

hundreds of lines of streaming code

Sep 1, 2020

Managing Data Flow to Boost Cyber-Physical System Performance

A suite of algorithms improves the performance of cyber-physical systems – from autonomous vehicles to smart power grids. 

strands of DNA in the shape of a computer chip

Jun 12, 2020

New Approach to DNA Data Storage Makes System More Dynamic, Scalable

Researchers are laying out a fundamentally new approach to DNA data storage systems. 

photos of glasses and video equipment, as well as different types of terrain

May 27, 2020

Researchers Incorporate Computer Vision, Uncertainty Into AI for Robotic Prosthetics

New software aims to improve robotic prosthetics. 

radiation warning sign

May 11, 2020

Study Suggests a Polymer Composite Could Serve as Lighter, Non-Toxic Radiation Shielding

Polymer may be a light, strong, non-toxic alternative to traditional radiation shields. 

fabric sleeve that is also a video game controller

Apr 30, 2020

‘Breathable’ Electronics Pave the Way for More Functional Wearable Tech

Stretchable electronic material can 'breathe' – making it more comfortable for users. 

Two images of composite metal foam

Mar 19, 2020

Pool Fire Testing Moves Composite Metal Foams Closer to Widespread Applications

Study finds composite metal foams can handle the heat. A lot of heat.