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A “huge breakthrough”
An environmental-cleanup company marketing a Lehigh University nanoparticle technology has earned national recognition from the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM).

Environmental self-healing
Except for determining the fate of the occasional tennis star at the French Open, clay is not a substance that elicits much reaction.

Mimicking nature
The gecko is getting a lot of exposure in insurance commercials on TV, but that’s not why the lizard has stimulated scientists’ imaginations.

Probing fatigue and its effects, at the cell level
Run or jump, and the impact of your feet striking the ground reverberates up through your bones, muscles and spine, and even to the cells in your bones.