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Using light to propel water

A new system developed by MIT engineers could make it possible to control the way water moves over a surface, using only light. Image: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT Click for a full size image   Using light to propel water With new ...

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Simulating Skin and Bones

Click for a full size image   Simulating Skin and Bones How 3D Printing is Changing Medical Training Ever wonder what a medical trainee uses to safely practice new surgical procedures? With Northwestern Medicine, the answer is easy: 3D printing. ...

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Graphene holds up under high pressure

On the left, an atomic-force microscopy image shows a nanoporous graphene membrane after a burst test at 100 bars. The image shows that failed micromembranes (the dark black areas) are aligned with wrinkles in the graphene. On the right, two ...

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How to Resurrect a Lost Language

Linguist and cultural preservationist Daryl Baldwin was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2016. (John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation) Click for a full size image   How to Resurrect a Lost Language Piecing together the language of the Miami ...

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Sweet and Sour Stories of Citrus

UCR researchers are uncovering hidden histories to help California Citrus State Historic Park tell a more inclusive story of the region’s citrus industry and use creative means to draw attention to it. This image is from “Manos, Espaldas y Blossoms ...

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