Renewable Energy from Evaporating Water

Simple devices made of bacterial spores, glue, and plastic may allow capturing energy from evaporating water. This video explains the motivation behind our work and the exciting process of scientifically driven innovation. The contents are based on the publication: “Scaling up nanoscale water-driven energy conversion into evaporation-driven engines and generators”, Nature Communications, 6:7346 (2015).…

Florida School Shooting: Who Are the 17 Students and Teachers Killed

They are the lives gone much too soon. Fourteen students and three adults were killed when a gunman opened fire inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The victims range in age from 14 to 49. Some had just started high school, others were preparing to enter college. The adults who died gave their lives to protect their students from the gunmen’s bullets.’s Lisa Voyticki has more.