An electrolysis system can pull oxygen and fuel from briny water, just like the H2O on Mars. The tech also opens up oceans as a fuel source here on Earth.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new study overturns a 130-year-old assumption about the chemistry of seawater. The main finding? It's not stay the same across the whole ocean.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
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There could be ways to speed up biological clocks, researchers say. That could be help people adapt to the time change associated with long distance travel.
July 13, 2020 • ~4 min
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A new approach to desalination avoids the need for disposing potentially hazardous chemicals in local ecosystems.
June 12, 2020 • ~6 min
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With a charge, researchers got microparticles to form via self-assembly into complex crystals that mimic gemstones like opals.
April 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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What's behind the acute kidney injury some marathon runners experience after a race? New research debunks one idea and points the finger elsewhere.
Sept. 13, 2019 • ~9 min
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A new type of bone implant made from magnesium could help fractures heal and then absorb into the body, thanks to 3D-printed 'salt templates.'
Aug. 28, 2019 • ~4 min
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