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New liquid metal discovery could make toxic water safe and drinkable

New liquid metal discovery could make toxic water safe and drinkable

An innovation in liquid metal chemistry could help one-tenth of the planet’s population get access to clean drinking water at very low-cost following breakthrough...

3D printed impeller allows unmanned aircraft to fly for thousands of hours

Southwest Research Institute engineers are developing a cooled, radial gas turbine for a small generator that provides thousands of hours of electricity to an...

New thermal imaging camera can guide soldiers in complete darkness

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory have developed a new type of thermal imaging camera that allows Soldiers to see hidden objects that...

Liquid metal-based tech can filter drinking water 100 times faster

Australian researchers have designed a rapid nano-filter that can clean dirty water over 100 times faster than current technology. Simple to make and simple to...

Origami inspires highly efficient solar steam generator

Water covers most of the globe, yet many regions still suffer from a lack of clean drinking water. If scientists could efficiently and sustainably turn...

Scientists find a new way to control light on silicon chip

Yale scientists have demonstrated a new method to control the behavior of light on a silicon chip — specifically, its direction — by using...

This smart mirror could help manufacturers measure laser power in real time

Lasers play roles in many manufacturing processes, from welding car parts to crafting engine components with 3D printers. To control these tasks, manufacturers must ensure...

World’s first passive anti-frosting surface fights ice without any chemicals

Nothing foretells the coming of winter like frost on windshields. While the inconvenience of scraping or defrosting car windows may define cold mornings for many...

Next-gen camera for South Pole Telescope takes data on early universe

Deep in Antarctica, at the southernmost point on our planet, sits a 33-foot telescope designed for a single purpose: to make images of the...

Scientists explores machine learning to prevent defects in metal 3D-printed parts in real time

For years, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have used an array of sensors and imaging techniques to analyze the physics and processes behind metal...