Gold atoms ski along boron nitride nanotubes and stabilize in metallic monolayers. The resulting gold quantum dots could be a promising material for future electronics and quantum computing.
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Plastic pulled from the waste stream can find new use with the Gigabot X, an open source industrial 3D printer. A team from Michigan Tech shows how three Gigabot-printed sporting goods — skateboard decks, kayak paddles and snowshoes — can help...
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A little goes a long way. Tiny blood vessels are essential for regenerative engineering and a team led by engineers from Michigan Tech has detailed innovative methods to ensure highly aligned, dense and mature microvasculature in engineered tissue...
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Imagine wounds that heal without scars. It’s possible with electrospun nanofibers. A team from Michigan Tech streamlined the tissue scaffold production process, cutting out time spent removing toxic solvents and chemicals. Using a unique blend of...
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Removing carbon dioxide from power plant emissions is a good idea to start with — and it may have an extra economic benefit. A Michigan Tech engineering is presenting their results this week on turning carbon dioxide into oxalic acid, which is...
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What misdeeds warrant corporate death penalties? A new study explores two case studies focused on industries that kill more people than they employ. The study lays out the rationale for establishing an actionable threshold and offers insights into...
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Do water droplets cluster inside clouds? Researchers confirm two decades of theory with an airborne imaging instrument.
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Red wolves, once nearly extinct, again teeter on the abyss. New research finds red wolf ancestry in Texas — providing opportunities for additional conservation action and difficult policy challenges. Michigan Tech researcher Kristin Brzeski and...
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In her latest book, Diane Shoos examines portrayals of abusive relationships on the Silver Screen that reinforce who and what we believe about domestic violence.
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