Snow falls differently on the nanoscale

Pro­fessor Hanchen Huang’s new theory of nanorod crystal growth could be a game-​​changer for nanoscale research and have big impli­ca­tions for a range of com­mer­cial prod­ucts, from glue to pop­ular hand­held devices.

Got snow? Tips for safe shoveling

A major bliz­zard is bearing down on the Atlantic Coast. What better time, then, to brush up on proper shov­eling tech­nique? Lift heavy snow with your legs and keep the shovel close to your body, says Alycia Markowski, an asso­ciate clin­ical pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of Phys­ical Therapy.