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Gitanjali Rao: 11 Year-Old Girl Invented Device ‘Tethys’ to Detect Lead in Drinking Water

Inspired by the Flint water crisis, 11-year-old girl invents ingenious test for contaminated water.

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Scientists May Just Have Solved the Earth’s Freshwater Problem

Graphene-oxide membranes can desalinate water faster and cheaper than desalination plants.

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“Magic” Paper Could Save Forests

A new technology creates reusable printing paper by applying a coating of nanoparticles made ...

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Scientists Accidentally Turn Air Pollution into Usable Fuel

Nanotechnology scientists accidentally discover a potential solution to the renewable-energy puzzle.

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Breakthroughs in Nanotechnology Could Mean Cures for Certain Devastating Diseases

Breakthroughs in nanotechnology could lead to a medical revolution, with treatments for everything from ...