Edward K. Summers

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Article is made available in accordance with the publisher's policy and may be subject to US copyright law. Please refer to the publisher's site for terms of use. The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Relative to solar water heaters, solar air heaters have received relatively(More)
Over 58,000 patients suffer from renal cell carcinoma annually in the US. Treatment for this cancer often requires surgical removal of the cancerous tissue in a partial nephrectomy procedure. In open renal surgery, the kidney is placed on ice to increase allowable ischemia time; however there is no widely accepted method for reducing kidney temperature(More)
Partial nephrectomy is the gold standard treatment for renal cell carcinoma. This procedure requires temporary occlusion of the renal artery, which can cause irreversible damage due to warm ischemia after 30 min. Open surgical procedures use crushed ice to induce a mild hypothermia of 20°C in the kidney, which can increase allowable ischemia time up to 2.5(More)
Citation Narayan, G. Prakash et al. " The potential of solar-driven humidification-dehumidification desalination for small-scale decentralized water production. The MIT Faculty has made this article openly available. Please share how this access benefits you. Your story matters. Abstract Worldwide water scarcity, especially in the developing world,(More)
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