Keyword: Emissions

Briefs: Energy
The reaction converts 90% of plastic to jet fuel and other valuable hydrocarbon products within an hour at moderate temperatures.
Briefs: Wearables
The ultra-compact, wearable hologram sensor immediately notifies the user of volatile gas detection.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Applications include wearables, airplane cabin monitoring, medical diagnostics, and indoor air quality measurement.
Articles: Imaging
With an optical microscope, spectra can be acquired from a sample area smaller than a micron.
Briefs: Energy
This technology can be used for large production volumes such as fuel-cell-powered vehicles.
Briefs: Aerospace
Applications include manned deep space exploration and terrestrial CO2 removal systems.
NASA Spinoff: Sensors/Data Acquisition
NASA’s need to contain hazardous lunar dust led to technology that senses other pollutants.
Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The technology recovers pure and precious metals from alloys in cellphones and other electrical waste.
Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
After rigorous ground testing, NASA’s Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber will be installed on the ISS.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
This portable method could enable hospitals to make their own supply of the disinfectant on demand and at lower cost.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
A catalytic reaction causes a two-dimensional, chemically coated sheet to spontaneously morph into a three-dimensional gear.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Recent advances could make it feasible to deploy networks of methane sensors to detect this greenhouse gas at large facilities.
Briefs: Connectivity
The device, powered by ultrasound waves, could help doctors monitor the health of transplanted organs and provide early warning of potential transplant failure.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
This affordable, scalable sensor could be a vital tool in the fight against air pollution and its associated health risks.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
This could reduce the environmental impact of styrene manufacturing.
Briefs: Energy
The proposed design could reduce nitrogen oxide emissions by 95 percent.
Briefs: Energy
A new electrocatalyst efficiently converts carbon dioxide into ethanol.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
By converting CO2 into complex hydrocarbon products, a new catalyst could aid in large-scale efforts to recycle excess carbon dioxide.
Briefs: Wearables
The stretchable sensor has applications in environmental monitoring and healthcare.
Application Briefs: Energy
See why Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. is excited for the potential of additive manufacturing.
Q&A: Materials

Brian Salazar and his UC Berkeley team have developed a new way to reinforce concrete with a polymer lattice, an advance that could rival other polymer-based enhancements and improve...

Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Applications include aerospace, automotive, commercial spaceflight, scuba diving equipment, and for first responders.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
This simple and inexpensive design achieves high-quality ozone measurements.
Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
Robotic exoskeletons, a breath-test for cancer, and plastic-eating enzymes are Products of Tomorrow.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
VR/AR devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma.
Facility Focus: Materials
In 2020, the EPA marks 50 years of preparing for, responding to, preventing, and mitigating natural and manmade disasters.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Traditional spark plugs are replaced by an optical pumping source.
Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Bacteria-Based Hydrogel Beads Clean Up Contaminated Groundwater
Beads that contain bacteria and a slow-release food supply to sustain them can clean up contaminated groundwater for months on end, maintenance-free.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The technology could lead to production of fuels, building materials, and other products in a carbon-neutral way.