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A team of engineers at the University of Delaware has developed a novel process to make tape out of a major component of trees and plants called lignin—a substance paper manufacturers typically discard.
A modern-day version of the 20th-century space race, companies and governments worldwide are scurrying to build an what’s called an exascale computer, which could do a billion billion calculations per second. UD computer scientists team with Oak Ridge National Lab to program apps for next-generation supercomputer.
Someday we won’t need curtains or blinds on our windows, and we will be able to block out light-or let it in-with just the press of a button. At least that’s what these two UD engineers hope.