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NASA Planetary Science Program Remains on Track, Report Finds
SPACE.COM NASA has met or exceeded many of the goals set by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in the 2013-2022 planetary decadal survey, according to a new midterm... 2 hours
Biological engineers discover new antibiotic candidates
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HPI, INTEGRIS and USPI enter into agreement to offer patients more choice, flexibility of care
NEWS MEDICAL HPI Holdings LLC, an operator of hospitals, outpatient centers and clinics in Oklahoma City, INTEGRIS, Oklahoma's most advanced... 20 hours
Will We Ever Stop Using Rockets to Get to Space?
SPACE.COM On March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Massachusetts, American engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket. The flight lasted a mere 2.5 seconds and ended anticlimactically 181 feet... 1 day
First satellite to measure global winds set for launch
PHYS.ORG A satellite designed to measure Earth's global wind patterns is set to be hoisted into orbit Tuesday from the Arianespace launch site in French Guiana. 1 day
Making aquafeed more sustainable: Scientists develop feeds using a marine microalga co-product
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the first... 2 days
Engineering team designs technology for smart materials
SCIENCE DAILY With inspiration from squid ring teeth, a multidisciplinary team has invented a novel way to manufacture smart materials, including fabrics, that can regulate their own thermal properties. 2 days
Making aquafeed more sustainable: Scientists develop feeds using a marine microalga co-product
PHYS.ORG Dartmouth scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the... 2 days
Color effects from transparent 3D printed nanostructures
SCIENCE DAILY Structural coloration means that the microstructure of an object causes various colors to appear. For industry, this is an attractive alternative to coloring with pigments. But so far, scientists had primarily experimented with nanostructures... 3 days
Scientists create new technology and solve a key puzzle for cellular memory
SCIENCE DAILY With a new groundbreaking technique, researchers have managed to identify a protein that is responsible for cellular memory being transmitted when cells divide. The... 3 days
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ASTRO WATCH Two Russian cosmonauts stepped outside the International Space Station for more than 7.5 hours to deploy several small... 3 days
Ciircuit-switching tech to help data centers recover from failures
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers develop ShareBackup, a hardware and software solution to help data centers recover from failures without slowing applications. 3 days
Sequence-programmable covalent bonding of designed DNA assemblies
Science Magazine Bottom-up fabrication of custom nanostructures using the methods of DNA nanotechnology has great potential for applications in many areas of science and technology. One obstacle to applications concerns the constrained environmental conditions at which... 3 days
Low bandwidth? Use more colors at once
SCIENCE DAILY As researchers engineer solutions for eventually replacing electronics with photonics, one team team has simplified the manufacturing process that allows utilizing multiple colors at the same time on an electronic chip instead of a... 3 days
Tandem Diabetes Care introduces t:slim X2 Insulin Pump with Basal-IQ Technology in the US
NEWS MEDICAL Tandem Diabetes Care, Inc. , a medical device company and manufacturer of the only touchscreen insulin pumps with continuous glucose... 3 days
Innovative platform developed to destroy cancer cells
NEWS MEDICAL The new treatment will serve as both diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors. This breakthrough in the technologies of cancer diagnosis and treatment was made by an interdisciplinary Russian-German collaboration of chemists, physicists, and... 3 days
Researchers use bacteria to cure fungal infections
PHYS.ORG Researchers in the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology's Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering have cured fungal infections using a soil-dwelling bacteria. The findings of the research led by Assistant Professor Boaz Mizrahi and conducted... 3 days
Newly discovered class of molecules may boost cancer vaccine development
PHYS.ORG Cancer vaccines are designed to heighten the immune system's awareness of a tumor's unique features, boosting its ability to recognize, attack, and destroy the cancer. To date, effective... 3 days
Bioengineers borrow from electronics industry to get stem cells to shape up
PHYS.ORG To understand how cells in the body behave, bioengineers create miniature models of the cells' environment in their lab. But recreating this niche environment... 3 days
Scientists turn to the quantum realm to improve energy transportation
PHYS.ORG Ant-Man knows the quantum realm holds shocking revelations and irrational solutions. Taking a page from the Marvel Universe, researchers based at the National Institute of Informatics (NII) in... 3 days
PolyU researchers design new self-fitting scaffold to induce bone regeneration
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University have designed and fabricated a high performing self-fitting bone scaffold by combining a shape memory foam and hydroxyapatite (the principal mineral... 3 days
Medicine on the front line to be presented at Medical Innovation 2018
NEWS MEDICAL This year, Medical Innovation will focus on healthcare on the front line. One of the highlights will be the British Army's Ice Maidens. 3 days
Life Biosciences contributes $100,000 to fund its biomedical innovation course on aging
NEWS MEDICAL The MDI Biological Laboratory has announced that Life Biosciences, a biotech company co-founded by David Sinclair, Ph.D., a leading researcher on aging and age-related... 3 days
UTHealth-led survey shows much work remains to increase safety of e-health records
NEWS MEDICAL Four years after their publication by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, voluntary guidelines designed to increase the safety of... 3 days
It's okay when you're not okay: A re-evaluation of resilience in adults
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers closely examined a series of studies on resilience in adults that report most people are unaffected by adversity. Psychologists discovered problems with how... 4 days
Scientists turn to the quantum realm to improve energy transportation
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have designed a more efficient quantum transport system using a creative, yet counterintuitive solution. 4 days
Most Americans accept genetic engineering of animals that benefits human health
SCIENCE DAILY Americans' views of possible uses of genetic engineering in animals vary depending on the mechanism and intended purpose of the technology, particularly the extent to which... 4 days
Most wear-resistant metal alloy in the world
SCIENCE DAILY A materials science team has engineered a platinum-gold alloy believed to be the most wear-resistant metal in the world. It's 100 times more durable than high-strength steel, making it the first alloy, or combination... 4 days
Printable tags turn everyday objects into smart, connected devices
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have developed printable metal tags that could be attached to plain objects, like water bottles, walls or doors, and turn them into 'smart' Internet of Things devices. The tags... 4 days
Novel sensors could enable smarter textiles
PHYS.ORG A team of engineers at the University of Delaware is developing next-generation smart textiles by creating flexible carbon nanotube composite coatings on a wide range of fibers, including cotton, nylon and wool. Their discovery is reported... 4 days
Twistable electronics with dynamically rotatable heterostructures
Science Magazine In heterostructures of two-dimensional materials, electronic properties can vary dramatically with relative interlayer angle. This effect makes it theoretically possible to realize a new class of twistable electronics in which properties can be manipulated on demand... 4 days
Scientists create new technology and solve a key puzzle for cellular memory
PHYS.ORG With a new groundbreaking technique, researchers from University of Copenhagen have managed to identify a protein that is responsible for cellular memory transmission when... 4 days
Twisted electronics open the door to tunable 2-D materials
PHYS.ORG Two-dimensional (2-D) materials such as graphene have unique electronic, magnetic, optical, and mechanical properties that promise to drive innovation in areas from electronics to energy to materials to medicine. Columbia... 4 days
Internet of Things technology can boost classroom learning and bridge gender divide
SCIENCE DAILY The use of Internet of Things devices in the classroom can have major educational benefits and appeal to both genders if designed and used... 4 days
Japan's Interstellar Technologies Goes Full Throttle Toward Small Orbital Rocket
SPACE.COM Japanese startup Interstellar Technologies is developing the main engine for an orbital rocket designed to carry 100 kilograms and slated to conduct its initial test flight in 2020. 4 days
Most Americans accept genetic engineering of animals that benefits human health: study
PHYS.ORG Americans' views of possible uses of genetic engineering in animals vary depending on the mechanism and intended purpose of the technology, particularly the extent... 4 days
Internet of Things technology can boost classroom learning and bridge gender divide
PHYS.ORG The use of Internet of Things devices in the classroom can have major educational benefits and appeal to both genders if designed and used... 4 days
Engineers create most wear-resistant metal alloy in the world
PHYS.ORG If you're ever unlucky enough to have a car with metal tires, you might consider a set made from a new alloy engineered at Sandia National Laboratories. You could skid—not... 4 days
Italy collapse points to difficulties with aging bridges
PHYS.ORG The bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa was considered a feat of engineering innovation when it was built five decades ago, but it came to require constant maintenance... 4 days
Lab Innovations 2018: The essential guide to make your laboratory more sustainable
NEWS MEDICAL Lab Innovations, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, will have a new focus this year on the increasingly important aspect... 4 days
Quantum material is promising 'ion conductor' for research, new technologies
PHYS.ORG Researchers have shown how to shuttle lithium ions back and forth into the crystal structure of a quantum material, representing a new avenue for research and potential applications... 5 days
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SPACE NEWS ESA is pushing European industry to continue innovating and finding efficiencies even after Vega C’s introduction in 2019 and Ariane 6’s debut in 2020.... 5 days
Synthetic matrix enhances transplanted satellite cell engraftment in dystrophic and aged skeletal muscle with comorbid trauma
Science Magazine Muscle satellite cells (MuSCs) play a central role in muscle regeneration, but their quantity and function... 5 days
Fake legal logging in the Brazilian Amazon
Science Magazine Declining deforestation rates in the Brazilian Amazon are touted as a conservation success, but illegal logging is a problem of similar scale. Recent regulatory efforts have improved detection of some forms of illegal logging... 5 days
Impacts of forests on childrens diet in rural areas across 27 developing countries
Science Magazine Micronutrient deficiency affects about a third of the world’s population. Children in developing countries are particularly vulnerable. Consequences include impaired cognitive and... 5 days
[Editors' Choice] Designer platelets pump up PD-1 blockade
Science Magazine Genetically engineered platelets promote eradication of residual tumor by immune cells after surgery in mice. 5 days
Medical News Today: New 'triple pill' could eliminate high blood pressure
MNT Hypertension is very common, and it's a major cardiovascular risk factor. An innovative 'three in one' pill may help treat it more easily and effectively. 5 days
Molecular switch detects metals in the environment
PHYS.ORG An international team led by researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland, has designed a family of molecules capable of binding to metal ions present in the surrounding environment and providing an easily... 5 days
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CERN A specimen of the new Swiss 200 franc note (Image: Swiss National Bank) Each note in the ninth series of Swiss bank notes has been designed... 5 days
State-of-the-art solar panel recycling plant
PHYS.ORG The German engineering company Geltz Umwelt-Technologie has successfully developed an advanced recycling plant for obsolete or ageing solar panels. 5 days
Molecular switch detects metals in the environment
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have designed a family of molecules capable of binding to metal ions present in its environment and providing an easily detectable light signal during binding. This new type of sensor forms a 3D... 5 days
New interactive machine learning tool makes car designs more aerodynamic
PHYS.ORG When engineers or designers want to test the aerodynamic properties of the newly designed shape of a car, airplane, or other object, they would normally model the flow... 5 days
New model of genetically engineered immune cells may help fight solid tumors
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center announced that they have built a new model of genetically engineered immune cells in mice that may... 5 days
Liva Healthcare announces appointment of Thomas Cooke as clinical services manager in the UK
NEWS MEDICAL Liva Healthcare, the digital health platform designed to tackle chronic diseases, has appointed Thomas Cooke as clinical services manager in... 5 days
Porvair Sciences' new automation-friendly BactiGrowth plates
NEWS MEDICAL Porvair Sciences has extended its BactiGrowth range of specially packaged plates designed to enable high yield growth of bacteria, yeast, mammalian or insect cell lines. 5 days
Innovative oncofertility program launched by RMA of New York and Mount Sinai Health System
NEWS MEDICAL Reproductive Medicine Associates of New York, a Manhattan-based fertility center, and the Mount Sinai Health System have launched an innovative,... 5 days
Water matters to metal nanoparticles
PHYS.ORG VIDEO When you purchase anything from makeup to paint to sunscreen, chances are it contains engineered nanoparticles. These nanoscale materials have properties that are revolutionizing products—from medicine to agriculture to electronics. But eventually, those nanoparticles will reach natural environments.... 6 days
Can radar replace stethoscopes?
SCIENCE DAILY Electronic engineers have developed a procedure for reliably detecting and diagnosing heart sounds using radar. In future, mobile radar devices could replace conventional stethoscopes and permanent touch-free monitoring of patients' vital functions could be possible using stationary radar devices. 6 days
Light-engineered bacterial shapes could hold key to future labs-on-a-chip
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have used light patterns to control the swimming speed of bacteria and direct them to form different shapes. 6 days
Models give synthetic biologists a head start
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed mathematical models to predict the performance of multi-input synthetic biological circuits that can be used to engineer bacteria and other organisms to regulate cellular systems or perform functions they wouldn't in... 6 days
Light-engineered bacterial shapes could hold key to future labs-on-a-chip
PHYS.ORG Scientists have used light patterns to control the swimming speed of bacteria and direct them to form different shapes, according to a new study in the journal eLife. 6 days
Flipping the switch on supramolecular electronics
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have successfully combined photoswitchable molecular lattices with layered materials to create new high-performance devices that show macroscopic responses to light. 6 days
Cetuximab+RT found to be inferior to standard treatment in HPV+ oropharyngeal cancer
SCIENCE DAILY An interim analysis of data from a randomized clinical trial of patients with human papillomavirus (HPV)-positive oropharyngeal cancer found that treatment with radiation therapy... 6 days
Using smartphones to detect strokes
PHYS.ORG Researchers of Valencia's Polytechnic University (UPV) have designed a mobile phone application that enables the early detection of cerebral ictus. By using the sensors available in smartphones, the program – which is in its testing stage – analyses... 6 days
Deep learning stretches up to scientific supercomputers
PHYS.ORG Machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence, enjoys unprecedented success in commercial applications. However, the use of machine learning in high performance computing for science has been limited. Why? Advanced machine learning tools weren't... 6 days
Converting carbon dioxide into methane or ethane selectively
PHYS.ORG A research team led by Professor Su-Il In from Department of Energy Science and Engineering has succeeded in developing photo catalysts that can convert carbon dioxide into usable energy such as methane... 6 days
Immunovia's new blood-based testing platform accurately detects non-small cell lung cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Immunovia AB announced today that in a new collaborative study with a major global pharma company, Immunovia ́s innovative blood-based testing platform, IMMray could differentiate healthy... 6 days
Medical News Today: New technique treats prostate cancer in just five radiotherapy sessions
MNT A new clinical trial proves the benefits of an innovative form of radiotherapy that reduces the treatment to five sessions instead of... 6 days
Researchers design new way to grow nose cells for treating spinal cord injuries
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have designed a new way to grow nose cells in the lab heralding hope for sufferers of spinal cord injuries, including... 6 days
California water managers vary in use of climate science
PHYS.ORG Historically, water managers throughout the thirsty state of California have relied on hydrology and water engineering—both technical necessities—as well as existing drought and flood patterns to plan for future water... 6 days
Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link
PHYS.ORG Tesla CEO Elon Musk's elaboration on his plan to engineer a buyout of the electric car maker could get the Silicon Valley maverick into legal trouble by revealing... 6 days
New technology shows potential to streamline the analysis of proteins
NEWS MEDICAL New technology developed by a team of McGill University scientists shows potential to streamline the analysis of proteins, offering a quick, high volume and cost-effective tool to hospitals... 6 days
AI platform identifies acute neurological illnesses faster than human diagnosis
NEWS MEDICAL An artificial intelligence platform designed to identify a broad range of acute neurological illnesses, such as stroke, hemorrhage, and hydrocephalus, was shown to identify disease in CT scans... 6 days
New technology can detect hundreds of proteins in a single sample
SCIENCE DAILY New technology shows potential to streamline the analysis of proteins, offering a quick, high volume and cost-effective tool to hospitals and research labs alike. 7 days
New technology can detect hundreds of proteins in a single sample
PHYS.ORG New technology developed by a team of McGill University scientists shows potential to streamline the analysis of proteins, offering a quick, high volume and cost-effective tool... 7 days
Thermal switch discovered in engineered squid-based biomaterials
SCIENCE DAILY Tuning materials for optimal optical and electrical properties is becoming commonplace. Now, researchers and manufacturers may be able to tune materials for thermal conductivity by using a squid-inspired protein made of multiple DNA repeats. 7 days
Broad 'genetic architectures' of traits and diseases
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a powerful method for characterizing the broad patterns of genetic contributions to traits and diseases. 7 days
Thermal switch discovered in engineered squid-based biomaterials
PHYS.ORG Tuning materials for optimal optical and electrical properties is becoming commonplace. Now, researchers and manufacturers may be able to tune materials for thermal conductivity by using a squid-inspired protein made of multiple DNA repeats. 7 days
Artificial intelligence platform screens for acute neurological illnesses
SCIENCE DAILY An artificial intelligence platform designed to identify a broad range of acute neurological illnesses, such as stroke, hemorrhage, and hydrocephalus, was shown to identify disease in CT scans in 1.2 seconds, faster... 7 days
Terahertz technology creates new insight into how semiconductor lasers work
SCIENCE DAILY Pioneering engineers working with terahertz frequency technology have been researching how individual frequencies are selected when a laser is turned on, and how quickly the selection is made. 7 days
'Building up' stretchable electronics to be as multipurpose as your smartphone
SCIENCE DAILY VIDEO By stacking and connecting layers of stretchable circuits on top of one another, engineers have developed an approach to build soft, pliable '3D stretchable electronics' that... 7 days
Wearable devices and mobile health technology: One step towards better health
SCIENCE DAILY With increasing efforts being made to address the current global obesity epidemic, wearable devices and mobile health ('mHealth') technology have emerged as promising tools for promoting... 7 days
New mobile phone application enables early detection of cerebral ictus
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers of Valencia's Polytechnic University have designed a mobile phone application that enables the early detection of cerebral ictus. 7 days
Researchers explore new 'smart' approach to metabolic engineering.
PHYS.ORG Researchers in the University of Georgia College of Engineering have developed a new genetic "smart circuit" that could signal an important advance in the field of metabolic engineering. They outline their findings... 7 days
Five ways that natural nanotechnology could inspire human design
PHYS.ORG Though nanotechnology is portrayed as a fairly recent human invention, nature is actually full of nanoscopic architectures. They underpin the essential functions of a variety of life forms, from bacteria... 7 days
Lighter sedation won't drop risk of postop delirium
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers say a study designed to see if reducing the amount of anesthesia reduces the risk of postoperative delirium in older patients surprisingly found that lighter sedation failed to do so in... 7 days
Lighter sedation fails to reduce risk of postoperative delirium in older patients
NEWS MEDICAL Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say a study designed to see if reducing the amount of anesthesia reduces the risk of postoperative delirium in older... 7 days
GN Hearing unveils world's first Premium-Plus hearing aid
NEWS MEDICAL GN Hearing today unveils the world's first Premium-Plus hearing aid: ReSound LiNX Quattro, designed for people who want the very best that technology has to offer and desire a brilliant sound experience... 7 days
Team develops a family of bioinspired artificial woods from traditional resins
PHYS.ORG Nature has provided the inspiration for the design and fabrication of high-performance biomimetic engineering materials. Wood, which has been used for thousands of years, has received... 1 week
NUS scientists develop new technology to customize optimal drug ‘cocktail’ for myeloma patients
NEWS MEDICAL A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed an artificial intelligence technology platform that could potentially... 1 week
The US Would Need a Mega-Constellation to Counter China's Hypersonic Weapons
SPACE.COM Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering Michael Griffin: "Our response has to be a proliferated space sensor layer, possibly based off commercial space developments." 1 week
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SPACE.COM Engineers with NASA's Mars Exploration Rover program have been left hanging on like a yo-yo for 60 days now, after Opportunity lost... 1 week
This synthetic wood is as strong as the real thing—and won’t catch fire
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Bioinspired polymeric woods
Science Magazine Woods provide bioinspiration for engineering materials due to their superior mechanical performance. We demonstrate a novel strategy for large-scale fabrication of a family of bioinspired polymeric woods with similar polyphenol matrix materials, wood-like cellular microstructures, and outstanding comprehensive performance by... 1 week
Molecular catalyst systems as key enablers for tailored polyesters and polycarbonate recycling concepts
Science Magazine A transition metal catalyst system for the selective catalytic depolymerization of various polyester- and polycarbonate-based materials is presented. The use of a... 1 week
Subsurface catalysis-mediated selectivity of dehydrogenation reaction
Science Magazine Progress in heterogeneous catalysis is often hampered by the difficulties of constructing active architectures and understanding reaction mechanisms at the molecular level due to the structural complexity of practical catalysts, in particular for multicomponent catalysts. Although... 1 week
A step closer to sustainable energy from seawater
PHYS.ORG The research group led by Leiden chemist Marc Koper has discovered a catalyst that minimizes the production of chlorine gas during salt water electrolysis. The invention can enable the direct production of... 1 week
Novel approach keeps liquids from freezing at very low temperatures for extended periods
PHYS.ORG Investigators from the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Engineering in Medicine (MGH-CEM) have developed a simple method to maintain water and water-based... 1 week
FIND and genedrive announce study agreement to evaluate HCV ID Kit
NEWS MEDICAL genedrive plc, a near patient molecular diagnostics company, and the Foundation for Innovation of New Diagnostics (FIND), announced today a study agreement for the performance evaluation... 1 week
Millions exposed to potentially dangerous metals, new technology could help lower the risk
PHYS.ORG A unique system developed by Purdue University researchers may help reduce the number of people impacted by health problems associated with the... 1 week
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