NJIT professor earns patent for next-generation water filter

Somenath Mitra, distinguished professor of chemistry and environmental science, was awarded a patent last month for a next-generation water desalination and purification technology that uses uniquely absorbent carbon nanotubes ...

NASA image: Mission Control, Houston, April 13, 1970

Apollo 13, NASA's third crewed mission to the moon, launched on April 11, 1970. Two days later, on April 13, while the mission was en route to the moon, a fault in the electrical system of one of the Service Module's oxygen ...

Study reveals scale of water crisis in areas of Pakistan

Currently, one in nine people across the world lack access to safe water, and an estimated 842 000 people die every year from a water-related disease. It's not just about health and hygiene – all aspects of social and economic ...

A modern water conundrum

A project that unites civil engineering and the social sciences is showing how developing countries can benefit from tailored solutions rather than an unthinking uptake of advanced technology.

Designing future cities

A hundred years ago, one out of every five people lived in urban areas. By 2050, that number will balloon to over four out of five.

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