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Article ID: 709759

Supercrystal: A Hidden Phase of Matter Created by a Burst of Light

Penn State Materials Research Institute

“Frustration” plus a pulse of laser light resulted in a stable “supercrystal” created by a team of researchers led by Penn State and Argonne National Laboratory, together with University of California, Berkeley, and two other national labs.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 709749

Materials could delay frost up to 300 times longer than existing anti-icing coatings

University of Illinois at Chicago

Most techniques to prevent frost and ice formation on surfaces rely heavily on heating or liquid chemicals that need to be repeatedly reapplied because they easily wash away. Even advanced anti-icing materials have problems functioning under conditions of high humidity and subzero conditions, when frost and ice formation go into overdrive.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 12:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 709734

Notre Dame Stories: Venezuela, Irish Dance

University of Notre Dame

As the situation deteriorates in Venezuela, we chat with Latin American expert Michael Coppedge of the Keough School of Global Affairs, who explains how we got here, and what to expect next. And, as millions of people celebrate their Irish heritage this month, we look back at a student club’s championship foray into Irish Dance.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Pop Culture

Article ID: 709722

Rain gardens reduce urban runoff, protect environment

South Dakota State University

A rain garden filled with native shrubs and perennial grasses and flowers can both beautify your yard and protect the environment. Now residents can see how it works.

Released:
18-Mar-2019 3:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 709724

NUS researchers create water-resistant electronic skin with self-healing abilities

National University of Singapore

A team of NUS researchers led by Assistant Professor Benjamin Tee has created a transparent electronic skin that repairs itself in both wet and dry conditions

Released:
18-Mar-2019 2:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 709698

Experimental Blood Test Accurately Spots Fibromyalgia

Ohio State University

For the first time, researchers have evidence that fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples – work they hope will pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis.

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18-Mar-2019 12:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 709696

Solar-Powered Moisture Harvester Collects and Cleans Water From Air

University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

Engineers at UT Austin combined hydrogels - materials designed to be “super sponges” - that are both highly water absorbent and can release water upon heating. The tech could be used in disaster situations, water crises or poverty-stricken areas and developing countries.

Released:
15-Mar-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 709679

Virtual Reality Studio opens at UAB to expand education, research into a 3D environment

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Enhanced technologies at UAB’s Lister Hill Library allow education and research to be conducted in a virtual space by students, faculty and staff.

Released:
14-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT

Education

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