Asphalt roofing shingles, especially dark ones like those shown here, can get scorching hot on summer days. Then they'll also shed some of that heat into buildings. A new coating can help shingles reflect more of the sunlight that heats them up. And that could cut home cooling bills.
Windshield wipers today are an essential part of a vehicle’s safety equipment. One day, however, high-speed airflow from well-placed nozzles might block any rain from reaching the glass.
The trio of top winners at the 2015 Intel ISEF competition, from left: Karan Jerath of Friendswood, Texas, with Nicole Ticea and Raymond Wang of Vancouver, Canada.