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Energy Storage Solution Combines Polymers and Nanosheets


Lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to store energy at operating temperatures well above current commercial polymers.
31-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Grant Focuses on 'Hydrogen Sponge' for Use in Fuel-Cell Vehicles


Finding practical hydrogen storage technologies for vehicles powered by fuel cells is the focus of a $682,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy, awarded to Mike Chung, professor of materials science and engineering, Penn State.
17-Jul-2017 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Low Cost, Scalable Water Splitting Fuels the Future Hydrogen Economy


An efficient, low-cost catalyst could replace platinum in water-splitting for clean hydrogen production.
31-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn State Food Scientist Turns Avocado Pits Into Natural Food Coloring


A multiyear research endeavor led a Penn State food scientist to form a natural food coloring company based on avocado pits.
30-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Fast, Non-Destructive Test for Two-Dimensional Materials


A team of Penn State researchers has developed a fast, nondestructive optical method for analyzing defects in two-dimensional materials, with applications in electronics, sensing, early cancer diagnosis and water desalination.
27-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Stenciling with Atoms in Two-Dimensional Materials


Penn State researchers report two discoveries that will provide a simple and effective way to “stencil” high quality 2D materials in precise locations and overcome a barrier to their use in next-generation electronics.
28-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fast Capture of Cancer Markers Will Aid in Diagnosis and Treatment


Researchers at Penn State have developed nanoprobes to rapidly isolate rare markers in blood for potential development of precision cancer diagnosis and personalized anticancer treatments.
9-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Penn State Biomechanics and Imaging Lab: Elastography

The Biomechanics and Imaging Laboratory aims to develop non-invasive techniques to diagnose and evaluate treatment strategies for degenerative disease and injuries in orthopaedic tissues. To this end, researchers are combining imaging techniques,...
28-Mar-2017 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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