Tag archive for engineering

trapping Chagas

Faculty and student researchers hope to fashion a trap for the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

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new technology, natural power

A small Haitian village that was hit hard by cholera is getting water and sanitation services for the first time as a group of students design and help build new systems from scratch.

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A solar-savvy house and the ties that bind

Two generations later, on a hot day in May, I strap on a hardhat and orange safety vest and climb a gently sloping ramp to investigate another kind of solar dwelling.

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Ribbon of light

John Ballato’s lab in COMSET created this ribbon of polypropylene film with light-emitting nanoparticles carefully dispersed within to maintain clarity and supply a brilliant green.

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