The multifunctionality build into natural systems, such as shells and exoskeletons,may serve as inspiration for the development of new composites for aerospace applications.
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Microwaves Used to Deactivate Coronavirus, Flu, Other Aerosolized Viruses
As the pandemic continues, scientists are increasingly focused on developing methods to assist in decontaminating surfaces and spaces. In Review of Scientific Instruments, researchers report on experimental tools capable of presenting electromagnetic waves to an aerosol mixture with the capability to vary power, energy, and frequency of the electromagnetic exposure. The researchers seek to better characterize the threshold levels of microwave energy needed to inactivate aerosolized viral particles and reduce their ability to spread infection.
Wireless networking researcher wins Air Force’s Young Investigator Award for research into smart drones
Northern Arizona University assistant professor Fatemeh Afghah is one of 40 recipients of the grant, given to foster creative basic research in science and engineering, enhance career development and provide opportunities for engineers to address military challenges in science and engineering.