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Materials Science and Engineering

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Engineers’ New Capsule Aims to Deliver Drugs—and Hope—to GI Patients

Innovative Technology Incorporates 3-D Printing, Spring Action, Wi-Fi Commands to Direct Medication

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The Wood That Could—and Did—Receive a $20M Award

DoE Grant Supports Researcher’s Efforts to Introduce Ultra-strong Wood for Construction

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UMD Engineers Get Cracking on Sustainability With Crab Shell-based Battery

Biodegradable Electrolyte Could Lessen Pollution Burden of Electric Vehicles

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A Peak of Pickle Players

With Pingpong-Tennis-Badminton Mashup on the Upswing, Terp Pro Leads the Way

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$30M Investment Charges Up Battery Company Founded at UMD

Ion Storage Systems Beginning Commercial Production of New Breed of Lithium Metal Batteries

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Wood That Can Cut Like Steel, Be Molded Like Plastic or Build Batteries?

UMD Researchers Discover More New Dimensions of an Ancient Material

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UMD Invests Over $10M in Research Equipment to Drive Discovery, Innovation

Labs Focused on Quantum Technology, Energy Storage, Neuroscience and More Getting Big Upgrades

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People Love Hybrid Cars. Get Ready for Hybrid Planes

Researchers Designing New Engine for Greener Aircraft

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Where Wood Gets Weird

Researcher Keeps Finding Innovative Ways to Employ the Ultimate Sustainable Material

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HighT Sintering

Engineers Revise Ancient Ceramic Manufacturing Process, Making It 1,000 Times Faster

New Sintering Method Could Help Speed Production of Next-Gen Batteries, Other Tech

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The Future of Cool

Engineers Develop New Material to Make Refrigeration, AC More Efficient and Climate-friendly

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A Fresh Game to Relish

With Help From Pickleball Pro, UMD Introduces New Intramural Sport

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