Electrodialysis has the potential to desalinate seawater quickly and cheaply but does not remove other contaminants such as dirt and bacteria. Now chemical engineers have worked out how to do that too.
Researchers look at social media to understand how updates and “likes” differ between personality types.
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Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
A lab at Harvard is developing materials with potentially revolutionary optical characteristics.
Many are eager to trot out GMOs as the answer to our food problems. But lower-tech alternatives work better.
Sure, lithium-ion batteries have risks, but so do gasoline-powered cars.
A factory that takes in raw materials and produces finished battery packs could lower costs for the most expensive part of an EV.
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
Transcranial direct current stimulation works, and you can try it at home.