Namiko Yamamoto, assistant professor of aerospace engineering at Penn State, will advance knowledge about the effective integration of polymer nanocomposites, consisting of carbon nanotubes, into hierarchically structured materials in transport...
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The opioid epidemic could be responsible for 700,000 overdose deaths in the United States between 2016 and 2025, according to a new study published today in JAMA Network Open.
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The remote town of Barrow, Alaska, home to more than 4,000 people, touts picturesque views of the Arctic Ocean as well as an unparalleled connection to the Alaskan wild, but underneath its stunning beauty lies a major global crisis – permafrost...
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On January 14, more than 65 female engineering students attended the first spring 2019 Build Night and completed their first training for and used the machinery often needed to create design projects.
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Understanding the behavior of composite materials is important to advancing their design since attempts to further strengthen or stiffen them can sometimes produce counterproductive results. A $545,000 grant over three years from the National...
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A significantly more effective, minimally invasive treatment for pancreatic tumors may be on the horizon, thanks to a new endoscopy tool created in the Penn State Department of Mechanical Engineering.
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“Be prepared.” This famous mantra isn’t just for the Boy Scouts of America. The need to build durable infrastructure on other planets is coming, and we must be ready. To prepare, Penn State researchers have teamed up with NASA to explore how...
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In an effort to modernize and reimagine the United States' power grid, Penn State researchers have qualified for a highly selective, innovative competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
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The appetite for faster, smaller, and more powerful technology has spurred incredible innovations – but it also created an overwhelming demand on the way electronic devices handle the heat they generate.This is the problem that inspires Penn State...
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Andris Freivalds, a world-renowned expert in the field of human factors and ergonomics, helped lead a team of researchers contracted by LG during the testing of its latest smartphone release.
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Lead Scientist and Program Manager for Cyber Security Collaborative Research Alliance Talks About Delta Airlines Global Computer System Outage.
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