Can buildings learn to save all by themselves? Empa researchers think so.
Engineers have developed a new scanning technique inspired by the natural world that can detect corroding metals in oil and gas pipelines.
A new algorithm developed by Texas A&M researchers can help engineers select optimal designs that maximize profit while lowering hazardous impacts.
College of Architecture researchers are creating “smart skins” that allow structures to respond to heat, making them more energy efficient.
Plants take in energy from sunlight to transform atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) into sugars and then other materials for growth and metabolic functions.
Methane is present in the natural gas that is very abundant in the earth's crust and has found many uses in modern applications, mainly as a burning fuel.
The German government has introduced a plan to phase out coal-fired power entirely by 2038 — a target that could cut the country’s carbon dioxide emissions by a quarter, Reuters reported.
A tax on carbon dioxide emissions in Great Britain, introduced in 2013, has led to the proportion of electricity generated from coal falling from 40% to 3% over six years, according to research led by UCL.
That banana peel, turned into graphene, can help facilitate a massive reduction of the environmental impact of concrete and other building materials.
The design of sophisticated new materials is undergoing brisk technological advancement.
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