Researchers design an effective treatment for both exhaust and ambient air.
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Study finds simple changes in road resurfacing practices could improve gas mileage for heavy vehicles and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Technique paves the way for more energy efficient, 3D microprocessors.
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Lightweight, flexible materials can be used to make health-monitoring wearable devices, but powering the devices is a challenge. Using fuel cells instead of batteries could make the difference.
April 22, 2020 • ~4 min
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Carbon nanotubes embedded in leaves detect chemical signals that are produced when a plant is damaged.
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Monitoring the plant hormone ethylene could reveal when fruits and vegetables are about to spoil.
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Carbon nanotube film produces aerospace-grade composites with no need for huge ovens or autoclaves.
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The process could work on the gas at any concentrations, from power plant emissions to open air.
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New technique could enable assembly of circuit boards and displays with more minute components.
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Made from carbon nanotubes, the new coating is 10 times darker than other very black materials.
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