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researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel design approach for exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs that incorporates direct feedback from the human body. The findings were published this... 10 minutes
New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics
PHYS.ORG In a proof-of-concept study, North Carolina State University engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body... 1 hour
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies (Update)
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 2 hours
Switchable DNA mini-machines store information
PHYS.ORG Biomedical engineers have built simple machines out of DNA, consisting of arrays whose units switch reversibly between two different shapes. 2 hours
Sea sponges stay put with anchors that bend but don't break
SCIENCE DAILY The anchors that hold Venus' flower basket sea sponges to the ocean floor have an internal architecture that increases their ability to bend, according to a... 2 hours
Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering
Science Magazine A century-old tenet in physics and engineering asserts that any type of system, having bandwidth , can interact with a wave over only a... 2 hours
A catalytic fluoride-rebound mechanism for C(sp3)-CF3 bond formation
Science Magazine The biological properties of trifluoromethyl compounds have led to their ubiquity in pharmaceuticals, yet their chemical properties have made their preparation a substantial challenge, necessitating innovative chemical solutions. We report the serendipitous... 2 hours
Assembly principles and structure of a 6.5-MDa bacterial microcompartment shell
Science Magazine Many bacteria contain primitive organelles composed entirely of protein. These bacterial microcompartments share a common architecture of an enzymatic core encapsulated in a selectively permeable protein shell; prominent... 2 hours
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 3 hours
Sea sponges stay put with anchors that bend but don't break
PHYS.ORG Sea sponges known as Venus' flower baskets remain fixed to the sea floor with nothing more than an array of thin, hair-like anchors made essentially of... 4 hours
The world's first 3-D printed reinforced concrete bridge starts to take shape
PHYS.ORG Today the Built Environment department's concrete printer starts printing the world's first 3-D printed reinforced, pre-stressed concrete bridge. The cycle bridge will be part... 7 hours
Prostheses with controlled degradation rate
PHYS.ORG Since magnesium alloys are degradable, they could provide an alternative to the metals traditionally used as prostheses, connecting parts to heal bones or as stents for cardiovascular problems. A study by the UPV/EHU Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao... 7 hours
Researchers develop catalyst that mimics the Z-scheme of photosynthesis
PHYS.ORG A team of chemists from the University of Kentucky and the Institute of Physics Research of Mar del Plata in Argentina has just reported a way to trigger a fundamental... 7 hours
NRL issued patent for solar microbial fuel cell
PHYS.ORG The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, has received a U.S. patent for a self-assembling, self-repairing, and self-contained microbial photoelectrochemical solar cell driven entirely by sunlight and... 7 hours
ultra thin camera creates images without lenses Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Traditional cameras—even those on the thinnest of cell phones—cannot be truly flat due to their optics: lenses that require a certain shape and size in order to function. At Caltech, engineers have developed a new camera... 8 hours
Stereotypes still affect females' career aspirations in STEM topics
PHYS.ORG Masculine stereotypes of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects corrupt the self-concept of female students and their career aspirations in such areas. 9 hours
Could a dedicated mission to Enceladus detect microbial life there?
PHYS.ORG Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is best known for its numerous geysers ejecting plumes of water and ice. These eruptive fountains perplex researchers searching for signs of microbial life... 9 hours
Computer-designed antibodies target toxins associated with Alzheimer's disease
MNT Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, and stop their production. 12 hours
NYT Bestseller Celebrates Trailblazing Women in Science [Deal]
SPACE.COM From Poland's Marie Curie to Harlem’s Patricia Bath, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World is an illustrated glossary that highlights the contributions women have made to the fields... 22 hours
m argo a deep space cubesat M–ARGO: A Deep Space CubeSat
ASTRO WATCH ESA has designed its first stand-alone CubeSat mission for deep space – aimed at targeting a little- known class of asteroid: small in size and rapidly... 23 hours
Cost-effective conservation of amphibian ecology and evolution
Science Magazine Habitat loss is the most important threat to species survival, and the efficient selection of priority areas is fundamental for good systematic conservation planning. Using amphibians as a conservation target, we designed an innovative... 1 day
Selective targeting of primary and secondary nucleation pathways in A{beta}42 aggregation using a rational antibody scanning method
Science Magazine Antibodies targeting Aβ42 are under intense scrutiny because of their therapeutic potential for Alzheimer’s... 1 day
Simple method could help reduce ever-growing risk of bacterial resistance
NEWS MEDICAL Hebrew University researchers have developed a test for efficiently classifying bacterial strains as tolerant, resistant, or persistent. If implemented in the hospital setting, this innovation could help to... 1 day
US textile industry returning to life
PHYS.ORG After years of losing market share to overseas manufacturers, American textile and fiber makers say their industry is turning around. A story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society,... 1 day
Reverse engineering mysterious 500-million-year-old fossils that confound our tree of life
PHYS.ORG Paleontologists like us are used to working with fossils that would seem bizarre to many biologists accustomed to living creatures. And as we go farther back... 1 day
elon musk releases details of plan to colonise mars here s what a planetary expert thinks Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here's what a planetary expert thinks
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has released new details of his vision to... 1 day
Vanderbilt engineers use coffee grounds to develop novel surgical tool
NEWS MEDICAL Imagine plopping six cups of coffee grounds on the heads of patients just before they are wheeled into the operating room to have nose or throat surgery? In... 1 day
Helium balloons offer low-cost flights to the stratosphere
PHYS.ORG Using off-the-shelf technology and innovative economics, lightweight helium balloons have started carrying remote-controlled laboratories to the edge of space and back, offering the business case for new types of science missions. 1 day
Image: Deployment of the space station's roll-out solar array experiment
PHYS.ORG Over the weekend of June 17-18, 2017, engineers on the ground remotely operated the International Space Station's robotic Canadarm2 to extract the Roll Out Solar Array (ROSA) experiment... 1 day
Assist astronomers' new hunt for Earth-like planets
PHYS.ORG Last year an international team of astronomers led by Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé, of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), discovered a planet around the closest star to our Sun, Proxima Centauri. Details of the... 1 day
exploration masters Exploration Masters
ESA Replay: Announced at the Paris Air and Space Show, a new Space Exploration Masters to encourage business innovation and new technology transfer benefititng Earth 1 day
Cyber boost: New operating system will improve Navy computing power
PHYS.ORG With support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Dr. Binoy Ravindran, an engineering professor at Virginia Tech, has designed a system that could revolutionize how military and... 2 days
New joint research initiative to introduce social robotics, artificial intelligence into clinical health care
NEWS MEDICAL McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce... 2 days
Bristol scientist develops novel ophthalmic device that could prevent vision loss worldwide
NEWS MEDICAL Dr Shelby Temple, from the University of Bristol's School of Biological Sciences, has been named Innovator of the Year 2017 for his ground-breaking work into polarization... 2 days
UAlberta EMPATHY program reduces depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts in youth
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Alberta pilot program designed to promote mental health skills in youth significantly lessened cases of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. 2 days
Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility
NEWS MEDICAL Nationwide Children's Hospital and Honda announced today a $1 million gift from the automaker to establish the Honda Center for Gait Analysis... 2 days
UAlberta EMPATHY program reduces depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Alberta pilot program designed to promote mental health skills in youth significantly lessened cases of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. 2 days
Positive engagement in preschool key to developmental gains
SCIENCE DAILY Many interventions and programs designed to improve low-income children's lives focus on providing high-quality early-childhood education. Preschool classrooms that are emotionally supportive, well-organized, and cognitively stimulating can help boost children's learning and... 2 days
How six cups of ground coffee can improve nose, throat surgery
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have designed a 'granular jamming cap' filled with coffee grounds that can improve the accuracy of the sophisticated 'GPS' system that surgeons use for nose... 2 days
Simple tactic results in dramatic water conservation, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative, inexpensive and simple tactic that will really change how people think about watering their lawns. The tactic? A straightforward road... 2 days
Scientists develop innovative, atomic resonance-based method to measure electric fields
PHYS.ORG In the last decades, mobile phones and other wireless devices have become central features of life around the globe. These devices radiate varied amounts of electromagnetic energy and... 2 days
Building a biological control switch with light, genetics, and engineering ingenuity
PHYS.ORG A user-friendly switch for controlling room temperature, the thermostat is a classic example of the kind of tools engineers build. 2 days
Simple tactic results in dramatic water conservation, study shows
PHYS.ORG Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative, inexpensive and simple tactic developed by researchers at Florida Atlantic University that will really change how people think about watering... 2 days
Researchers lend expertise to TAMEST shale task force report
PHYS.ORG Danny Reible and Denny Bullard in the Whitacre College of Engineering examined the impact of shale oil and gas production on water quality. 2 days
Ship autopilot steers during evasive manoeuvres and docking
PHYS.ORG VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing safe steering for the remote-monitored and controlled autonomous ships of the future. The new technology has been developed for navigation systems and ship autopilots,... 2 days
Engineers transform food waste into green energy
PHYS.ORG In a classic tale of turning trash into treasure, two different processes soon may be the favored dynamic duo to turn food waste into green energy, according to a new Cornell-led study in the... 2 days
tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research Tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research
PHYS.ORG VIDEO An innovative technique using light and tiny bubbles to propel microparticles at forces many times greater than previously achieved has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers. 2 days
Scientists design bioactive nanomaterial that excels at stimulating bone regeneration
NEWS MEDICAL There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now Northwestern University scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that... 3 days
Pfizer initiates Phase 1 trial of investigational GBS vaccine
NEWS MEDICAL Pfizer Inc. today announced that it has started a Phase 1 trial in healthy volunteers of PF-06760805, an investigational vaccine designed to help protect against Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infection. 3 days
Sugar-coated nanomaterial excels at promoting bone growth
SCIENCE DAILY There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that is so good at stimulating bone regeneration it... 3 days
Sugar-coated nanomaterial excels at promoting bone growth
PHYS.ORG There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now Northwestern University scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that is so good at stimulating bone... 3 days
Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt
PHYS.ORG Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do a better... 3 days
New technology for autonomous ship navigation systems
SCIENCE DAILY A safe steering for the remote-monitored and controlled autonomous ships of the future is currently under development. The new technology has been developed for navigation systems and ship autopilots, which steer ships automatically. 3 days
IDT introduces novel rhAmp technology for accurate, cost-effective SNP analysis
NEWS MEDICAL Reflecting its mission to provide innovative solutions to the genomics community, Integrated DNA Technologies introduces its unique rhAmp™ SNP Genotyping System, enabling researchers to make accurate and confident... 3 days
New three-in-one blood test opens door to precision medicine for prostate cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a three-in-one blood test that could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer through use of precision drugs designed to target mutations... 3 days
Scientists develop new three-in-one blood test that could transform prostate cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have developed a three-in-one blood test that could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer through use of precision drugs designed to target mutations... 4 days
Advanced Functional Fabrics of America opens headquarters steps from MIT campus
MIT New AFFOA facility represents a significant MIT investment in advanced manufacturing innovation. 4 days
Look Up, Dad! NASA's Father's Day Launch to Create Colorful Clouds
SPACE.COM NASA is hoping to make this Father's Day one to remember with a nighttime rocket launch that's designed to create artificial glowing clouds. These could be... 4 days
america s war on drugs was designed to fail so why is it being revived now America’s War on Drugs Was Designed to Fail. So Why Is It Being Revived Now?
HISTORY While much of the media is... 6 days
Noiseless river 'bubble' taxi sails through Paris test
PHYS.ORG An odd-looking electric boat taxi whose inventor believes it could be an eco-friendly transport solution for cities worldwide was put to the test in Paris for the first time Friday. 6 days
Biofuel by isomerizing metathesis of rapeseed oil esters with (bio)ethylene for use in contemporary diesel engines
Science Magazine Rapeseed oil methyl ester (RME) and (bio)ethylene are converted into biofuel with an evenly rising boiling... 6 days
Award-winning invention detects and alerts sleepy drivers
SCIENCE DAILY To reduce accidents caused by fatigue driving, researchers have developed a system that detects drowsy drivers and alerts them simply using a generic smartphone. 6 days
Unitive Design & Analysis celebrate the award of a grant from Innovate UK
NEWS MEDICAL Three years ago Unitive Design & Analysis Ltd was just an idea, nowit’s a thriving young company based in Canary Wharf, celebrating... 6 days
3-D images show how sperm binds to the egg surface
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have obtained the first 3-D snapshots of a sperm protein attached to a complementary egg coat protein at the beginning of fertilization. The study reveals a common... 6 days
Wearable sensor helps people keep tabs on drinking
SCIENCE DAILY Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. 6 days
Inflatable plug for subway tunnels demonstrated
PHYS.ORG A giant, inflatable structure designed to prevent flooding in subways was rolled out, literally, for media observers inside a full-scale, mock subway tunnel. As the video shows, in under five minutes it is nearly filled with... 6 days
Researchers to design, build instrument to explore metal asteroid
PHYS.ORG In a few years, an instrument designed and built by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers will be flying hundreds of millions of miles through space to explore a rare,... 6 days
New study opens the door to solid-state devices that use excited electrons
PHYS.ORG For the first time, engineers and scientists at Caltech have been able to directly observe the ultrafast motion of electrons immediately after they are... 6 days
galileo signal team wins european inventor award Galileo signal team wins European Inventor Award
ESA VIDEO The invisible signals that Europe’s Galileo satellites are beaming down to the world are officially award-winning: the team behind their design has... 6 days
New wearable sensor helps people manage alcohol intake
NEWS MEDICAL Electrical engineers are creating a wearable sensor to help people manage their alcohol intake. 7 days
Bioengineers develop new technologies to drive next-generation therapies for MS
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers are using quantum dots -- tiny semiconductor particles commonly used in nanotechnology -- to decipher the features needed to design specific and effective therapies for multiple sclerosis... 7 days
Biomedical engineering professor wins $2 million grant for concussion research
NEWS MEDICAL Barclay Morrison, professor of biomedical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has won a $2 million five-year grant from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation to study the underlying mechanisms... 7 days
Macron woos tech world, pledges French 'startup nation'
PHYS.ORG French President Emmanuel Macron is inviting the world's innovators, engineers and business-builders to come to France as he tries to transform this country from a land resting on the laurels of its... 1 week
Electrolytes made from liquefied gas enable batteries to run at ultra-low temperatures
PHYS.ORG Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a breakthrough in electrolyte chemistry that enables lithium batteries to run at temperatures as... 1 week
Biomedical engineering researchers' findings and methodology are game-changers
PHYS.ORG A study by three researchers in VCU's Department of Biomedical Engineering enhances understanding of a cell's response to mechanical cues from its surrounding environment, a key regulator of cell function. "Mechanotransduction Dynamics... 1 week
Key feature for modeling how cells spread in fibrous environments
SCIENCE DAILY Many studies have shown that stiffness of the extracellular matrix, the fibrous network of collagen that surrounds cells, promotes cellular mobility; cells can get a better grip on... 1 week
Is life more likely than black holes to be an adaptation for universe replication?
PHYS.ORG Intelligent life is more likely than black holes are to be an adaptation designed by cosmological natural selection, an evolutionist... 1 week
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ASTRO WATCH Scientists at the University of Nottingham have made a significant leap forward in understanding the workings of one of the mysteries of... 1 week
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Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
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Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
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Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here's what a planetary expert thinks
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