October 2016

Disruptive Development

Disruptive Development

America’s premier foreign aid supplier is tapping engineering researchers’ creativity to solve grand challenges from disease to water pollution—upending tradition in the process. For 25 years, Ashok Gadgil has pursued research in technology to foster healthier lives for the poorest of the poor, “scraping the bottom of the barrel” to fund his work. Government agencies had … [Read More...]

Not Feeling the Heat

Not Feeling the Heat

Carbon capture and storage may be what our warming climate requires, but getting energy markets on board will be tough. Now that the United States and 194 other … [Read More...]

Significant Other

Significant Other

NSF strives to get its 'Broader Impacts' criterion taken more seriously by researchers. With $4.5 million riding on their proposal, Jeffrey Forbes and his colleagues … [Read More...]

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