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Vietnamese teenagers hoping to clean air with bicycle invention

(L-R front) Cao Thi Khanh Hoa, Tung Bao Khanh and Tran Hoang Phi Bao alongside their professor Le Thanh Hai (back L), at Thang Long institute in Dalat, southern Vietnam, Apr. 26, 2019. EFE/Khang Nguon …
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UML invention makes vehicles run clean longer

LOWELL — A team of UMass Lowell researchers has pioneered a new, more efficient way to power electric vehicles. The innovation, developed by Chemistry Department Chairman Professor David Ryan and a …
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The world’s oldest Nobel Prize winner, a 96-year-old physicist, says his new invention will give everyone in the world clean, cheap energy

RUMSON, New Jersey — Arthur Ashkin, the world’s oldest Nobel Prize winner, favors comfort over style. When I met him in his New Jersey home, he was sporting a fleece-lined zip-up, corduroy pants, and …
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Could UMN professor’s invention clean PFCs from east metro water? He thinks so

Matt Simcik has invented a sponge that might be able to clean up one of the state’s worst water-pollution problems, the PFCs in Washington County groundwater. His technique involves putting absorbent material underground. “This stuff is sticky.
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MIT’s latest invention pulls clean drinking water out of thin air

For people in the world without easy access to drinkable water, the idea of being able to pull it straight out of the sky, even in the driest of desert regions, would quite literally be a lifesaver. That is something that researchers from Massachusetts …
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