A nanowire membrane that sops up oil while repelling water could be used for cleaning up oil spills.
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Researchers have discovered that if the films coating medical devices are soft enough, bacteria won't stick to them.
A cheap polymer material increases the power output of methanol fuel cells by 50 percent.
Sending descriptions of data could be more efficient than sending the data itself.
The new machine will have dual touch screens--and cheaper hardware.
Oil money is being enlisted to build a city that will use no oil and produce no carbon emissions.
Empowering students to improve a billion lives.
A study in rodents suggests that skin cells can be transformed into neurons to treat neurodegeneration.
A new solar cell is 27 percent more efficient without being more expensive to make.
Nanomaterials could be used for lower-emission cars and solar panels.