Shiny fish skin inspires nanoscale light reflectors
A nature-inspired method to model the reflection of light from the skin of silvery fish and other organisms may be possible. Such a technique may be applicable to developing better broadband reflectors and custom multi-spectral filters.
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Better Blocker: New bio-absorbable medical foam headed to market
PSU researchers are working to commercialize a patent-pending biofoam pad for wound and trauma care. The material is bioabsorbable, soft and resilient, unique properties useful in treating wounds in surgical, military, veterinary and other settings.
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Researcher pursues sustainable energy through carbon dioxide conversion
Penn State researcher Chunshan Song has a plan to address one of the most important issues facing the world today — reducing greenhouse gas emissions to curb the negative impacts of climate change.
Using carbon dioxide as a raw material...
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NEW Addition to the Nanofab
LatticeAx 420 Sample Prep

The LatticeAx is a fundamentally new way to approach cleaving of samples.  With the simple mechanical mechanism, the success rate versus manual cleaving is near 100%. 
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Gilson Snowboards

MCL helped to take the design of Gilson, a local Pennsylvania company, snowboards to a different level. 
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