Engineering
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As U.S. Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030, UT Health San Antonio leaders gathered international cancer experts to publish a new book... more
New nanoparticle innovation detects vascular calcification in atherosclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
Heart disease and stroke are the world's two most deadly diseases, causing over 15 million deaths in 2016 according to the World Health Organization. more
Innovative experimental therapy may stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast cancer, which... more
Small, thin metal mesh loaded with T cells shrinks tumors in ovarian cancer models  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
New findings published Dec. 9 in Nature Biomedical Engineering from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center show for the... more
Researchers design experimental therapy to stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 15 hours
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast... more
Wing genes responsible for tiny treehopper's extraordinary helmet  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
Why the treehopper developed the enlarged, three-dimensional hood ornament that distinguishes it from the rest of the insect world remains a mystery to scientists, though it's theorized that mimicry or camouflage designed... more
Tackling air pollution: Researchers present emissions inventory for Nepal  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
Data on emission amounts and sources have an important role to play in shaping policy on climate protection and air quality. Now, scientists have presented the first high-resolution inventory to... more
Tackling air pollution: researchers present emissions inventory for Nepal  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Data on emission amounts and sources have an important role to play in shaping policy on climate protection and air quality. Now, scientists from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies... more
Matyas's YGT experience in the Lunar Resource Lander Team  ESA · 19 hours
Video: 00:02:41 Matyas Hazadi shares his YGT experience as a system engineer in the Lunar Resource Lander Team... more
Electronics integrated to the muscle via 'Kirigami'  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
A research team in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering and EIIRIS at Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a donut-shaped kirigami device for EMG recordings. The proposed device reduces device displacement... more
In surprise breakthrough, scientists create quantum states in everyday electronics  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
After decades of miniaturization, the electronic components we've relied on for computers and modern technologies are now starting to reach fundamental limits. Faced with this challenge, engineers and... more
Innovative consortium will provide access to newest clinical trials and medical breakthroughs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
New Jersey residents will have access to the newest clinical trials and medical breakthroughs as a result of an innovative consortium between Rutgers University,... more
Johns Hopkins engineers create new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images. more
Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice's perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego. more
New ultra-miniaturized scope less invasive, produces higher quality images  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images. more
Empowering mucosal healing with an engineered probiotic  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers developed a living material approach that uses a strain of genetically engineered E.coli Nissle bacteria as a locally acting probiotic. The engineered bacteria produce a network of nanofibers that directly binds to mucus... more
Scientists use crabs to validate popular method to identify unknown human brain neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A crab's nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become 'out of whack,' which... more
Newly engineered peptide shows potential as long-acting anti-HIV drug  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A newly engineered peptide called IBP-CP24 has the potential to be further developed as a long-acting anti-HIV drug that can be used alone or in combination with a broad neutralizing... more
New tool can rapidly reveal unintended changes made by CRISPR-directed gene editing  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Amidst rising hopes for using CRISPR gene editing tools to repair deadly mutations linked to conditions like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell disease, a... more
Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Physicists have designed an experiment to explain the concept of magnetic resonance. A versatile technique employed in chemistry, physics, and materials research, magnetic resonance describes a resonant excitation of electron or atomic nuclei spins residing in a magnetic... more
Surface effects affect the distribution of hydrogen in metals  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The researchers from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) and Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering of the Russian Academy of Sciences studied the distribution of hydrogen in metals... more
Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
About 1.6 million people in the US alone currently have lifelong and incurable Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and 70,000 new cases are diagnosed in... more
Second act: Used electric vehicle batteries charge up the grid  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have developed an innovative control system for repurposed electric vehicle battery packs to store electricity for home use and are scaling up the technology to a large,... more
Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The dream of tissue engineering is a computer-controlled manufacturing of complex and functional human tissue for potential organ regeneration or replacement. more
New tool for rapidly analyzing CRISPR edits reveals frequent production of unintended edits  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Amidst rising hopes for using CRISPR gene editing tools to repair deadly mutations linked to conditions like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell... more
UAB bioprinter shows potential to accelerate tissue engineering  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The dream of tissue engineering is a computer-controlled manufacturing of complex and functional human tissue for potential organ regeneration or replacement. more
Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Physicists at University of California, Riverside, have designed an experiment to explain the concept of magnetic resonance. The project was carried out by undergraduate students in collaboration with local high school teachers. more
IDTechEx brings Healthcare Sensor Innovations conference to USA  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
IDTechEx, expert providers of emerging technology market intelligence and events, are bringing the conference on wearables and sensors in healthcare to San Jose, USA. more
Electron launches smallsats in test of rocket reusability  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Rocket Lab successfully launched several smallsats Dec. 6 on an Electron mission also designed to test technologies to make the... more
US pharmaceutical industry continues to shine according to CPhI 2019 Annual Report  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
The US pharmaceutical industry continues to lead its global peers in terms of innovation and competitiveness, while still ranking high in overall growth potential... more
New technology gives Aussies more prawns to enjoy for Christmas  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Australians will be enjoying more Aussie-grown prawns this Christmas thanks to a new prawn health check developed by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO. more
Dassault Systèmes announces new milestones for 3DEXPERIENCE Lab accelerator program  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Dassault Systèmes today announced new milestones for its 3DEXPERIENCE Lab open innovation laboratory and accelerator program. more
Fluidic Analytics launches breakthrough protein analysis device at PEGS 2019  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Fluidic Analytics Ltd, experts in protein analysis and the company behind in-solution diffusional sizing, launches a breakthrough innovation at PEGS Europe Protein and Antibody Engineering Summit (18-22 November... more
Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering (w/video)  nanowerk · 4 days
Engineered tissue from a bioprinter has promise for organ regeneration or replacement. more
Raytheon deputy director joins SAR startup Umbra Lab  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Umbra Lab announced that Marcus Chevitarese, former deputy engineering director for Raytheon Vision Systems, is the startup's new engineering vice... more
Raytheon vice president joins SAR startup Umbra Lab  SPACE NEWS · 4 days
Umbra Lab announced that Marcus Chevitarese, former deputy engineering director for Raytheon Vision Systems, is the startup's new engineering vice... more
By imaging the brain, scientists can predict a person's aptitude for cognitive training  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
People with specific brain attributes are more likely than others to benefit from targeted cognitive interventions designed to enhance fluid intelligence, scientists... more
Op-ed | Envisioning the next 50 years in space  SPACE NEWS · 5 days
New technologies, decreasing costs, foreign interests and the emergence of the private sector have heralded the forthcoming of... more
Patient diaries help identify periods of heightened propensity for epileptic seizures  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A researcher at Rice University's Brown School of Engineering and an alumna of her lab have the first validation of their program to assess the risk... more
Magma reservoir failure and the onset of caldera collapse at Kilauea Volcano in 2018  Science Magazine · 5 days
Caldera-forming eruptions are among Earth’s most hazardous natural phenomena, yet the architecture of subcaldera magma reservoirs and the conditions that... more
Study reveals multiple correlations between brain complexity and locomotion pattern in vertebrates  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Researchers at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, have uncovered multi-level relationships between locomotion - the ways animals move - and brain architecture,... more
Can Arctic 'ice management' combat climate change?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
According to a much-debated geo-engineering approach, both sea-ice retreat and global warming could be slowed by using millions of wind-powered pumps, drifting in the sea ice, to promote ice formation during the Arctic winter.... more
Can Arctic 'ice management' combat climate change?  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
According to a much-debated geo-engineering approach, both sea-ice retreat and global warming could be slowed by using millions of wind-powered pumps, drifting in the sea ice, to promote ice formation during the Arctic winter. more
Multiple correlations between brain complexity and locomotion pattern in vertebrates  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Researchers at the Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, have uncovered multi-level relationships between locomotion—the ways animals move—and brain architecture, using high-definition 3-D models of lizard and snake... more
A robot and software make it easier to create advanced materials  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A team of engineers has developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health. The... more
Accessible work placements support equity and diversity in engineering  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Social capital, financial status and personal circumstances can impact engineering work placement experiences, leaving some students at a disadvantage, according to new research led by the University of Technology Sydney... more
Jelly invention can heal itself like human skin  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have invented a new jelly material that mimics biological matter such as skin, ligaments and bone, and which is very strong, self-healing and able to... more
Video: Sentinel-6 mission  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a cleanroom in Ottobrunn, Germany, the latest Copernicus Sentinel satellite is ready for final testing before it is packed up and shipped to the US for liftoff next year. Designed and built to chart changing sea level, it is... more
Women from ethnic minorities least likely to be offered speaking opportunities at scientific conferences  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A new study from Queen Mary University of London has found that scientists from racial and ethnic minority populations, already... more
Sentinel-6: charting sea level  ESA · 5 days
Video: 00:05:20 In a cleanroom in Ottobrunn, Germany, the latest Copernicus Sentinel satellite is ready for final testing before it is packed up and shipped to the US... more
A robot and software make it easier to create advanced materials  nanowerk · 5 days
A team of engineers has developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health. more
Sentinel-6 Mission  ESA · 5 days
Video: 00:05:20 In a cleanroom in Ottobrunn, Germany, the latest Copernicus Sentinel satellite is ready for final testing before it is packed up and shipped to the US for liftoff next year.... more
A robot and software make it easier to create advanced materials  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A Rutgers-led team of engineers has developed an automated way to produce polymers, making it much easier to create advanced materials aimed at improving human health. more
Georgia State professor selected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Jenny Yang, a Regents' Professor of chemistry at Georgia State University and the associate director of the Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics, has been selected as a National... more
Scientists detail how chromosomes reorganize after cell division  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers have discovered key mechanisms and structural details of a fundamental biological process—how a cell nucleus and its chromosomal material reorganizes itself after cell division. The new findings in chromosomal architecture and... more
New technology developed for treatment of children suffering from respiratory diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new technology to unblock and remove secretions from the respiratory tract of children has been developed as part of a collaboration between researchers at Ben-Gurion... more
Single-cell connectomic analysis of adult mammalian lungs  Science Magazine · 6 days
Efforts to decipher chronic lung disease and to reconstitute functional lung tissue through regenerative medicine have been hampered by an incomplete understanding of cell-cell interactions governing tissue homeostasis. Because the structure of mammalian lungs... more
Genomic architecture of parallel ecological divergence: Beyond a single environmental contrast  Science Magazine · 6 days
The study of parallel ecological divergence provides important clues to the operation of natural selection. Parallel divergence often occurs in heterogeneous environments with different kinds of... more
Chip-based optical sensor detects cancer biomarker in urine  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
For the first time, researchers have used a chip-based sensor with an integrated laser to detect very low levels of a cancer protein biomarker in a urine sample. The new technology is... more
Brewing beer that tastes fresh longer  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Unlike wine, which generally improves with time, beer does not age well. Usually within a year of bottling, the beverage starts to develop an unpleasant papery or cardboard-like flavor that drinkers describe as "stale." Now, researchers... more
New indoor software tracking system for use in hospitals  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new indoor software tracking system conceived at the Henry Ford Innovations in Detroit for use in hospitals is being compared to GPS for its functionality. more
Study identifies brain regions that appear to play key role in supporting fluid intelligence  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
People with specific brain attributes are more likely than others to benefit from targeted cognitive interventions designed to enhance fluid... more
Researchers use genomics to discover potential new treatment for parasite disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Using innovative RNA sequencing techniques, researchers identified a promising novel treatment for lymphatic filariasis, a disabling parasitic disease that is difficult to treat. The potential new... more
Through the eyes of animals  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Humans are now closer to seeing through the eyes of animals, thanks to an innovative software framework. more
Face time innovates online language learning  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Learning another language can take years of commitment and effort amid our busy lives. A new online learning innovation pairing students face-to-face with native speakers is helping to speed up progress because it is tailored to... more
Mapping the energy transport mechanism of chalcogenide perovskite for solar energy use  nanowerk · 6 days
Engineers have characterized the thermal energy conversion mechanism in the lattice of an advanced nanomaterial called chalcogenide perovskite and demonstrated its tunability - important... more
New technology for protein bioconjugation and structural proteomics  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers at the Czech Academy of Sciences and the Brno-based start-up CF Plus Chemicals, a spin-off of ETH Zurich, has reported a new technology called CF LINK for site-selective bioconjugation of proteins... more
Nanoengineering: The skills and tools making technology invisible  nanowerk · 6 days
Nanoengineering is a branch of engineering that exploits the unique properties of nanomaterials - their size and quantum effects - and the interaction between these materials, in order to design and manufacture... more
Micronic launches state-of-the-art HT700 for reliable arraying of sample tubes  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Micronic, leader in innovative sample storage and automation solutions, launches the state-of-the-art Micronic Tube Handler HT700. The HT700 is a brisk and an advanced answer for otherwise monotonous... more
LUNAC-led drug discovery project receives funding under Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst program  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
LUNAC Therapeutics, a UK based drug discovery company focused on the identification and development of advanced anticoagulants with minimal bleeding risk, today announced that,... more
Newer safer way to effectively treat deadly brain cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A new engineering solution may help deliver tumor killing drugs directly to the brain tumor without the toxic body effects of systemic chemotherapy. The new study published in the journal... more
Researchers create new technology to help understand how the body battles diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Much remains unknown about diseases and the way our bodies respond to them, in part because the human genome is the complete DNA assembly... more
Siting cell towers needs careful planning  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
The health impacts of radio-frequency radiation (RFR) are still inconclusive, but the data to date warrants more caution in placing cell towers. An engineering team considers the current understanding of health impacts and possible solutions, which... more
Siting cell towers needs careful planning: Health impacts?  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
The health impacts of radio-frequency radiation (RFR) are still inconclusive, but the data to date warrants more caution in placing cell towers. An engineering team considers the current understanding of health impacts... more
Highly sensitive epigenomic technology combats disease  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Much remains unknown about diseases and the way our bodies respond to them, in part because the human genome is the complete DNA assembly that makes each person unique. A Virginia Tech professor and his team... more
Highly sensitive epigenomic technology combats disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Much remains unknown about diseases and the way our bodies respond to them, in part because the human genome is the complete DNA assembly that makes each person unique. Researchers have created new technology to help... more
Using genomics to identify promising novel treatment for lymphatic filariasis  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Using innovative RNA sequencing techniques, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute for Genome Sciences identified a promising novel treatment for lymphatic filariasis, a disabling... more
Scientists develop artificial neurons on silicon chips  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Artificial neurons on silicon chips that behave just like the real thing have been invented by scientists - a first-of-its-kind achievement with enormous scope for medical devices to cure chronic diseases, such as heart... more
Imaging technique gives catalytic 2D material engineering a better view  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A scanning electrochemical cell imaging technique shows how nanoscale structural features affect the catalytic activity of MoS2 monolayers for hydrogen evolution reactions, report researchers. more
Researchers use genomics to discover potential new treatment for parasite disease  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Using innovative RNA sequencing techniques, researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) Institute for Genome Sciences identified a promising novel treatment for lymphatic... more
Novel material switches between electrically conducting and insulating states  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Northwestern Engineering researchers have developed a novel design strategy to identify new materials exhibiting a metal-insulator transition (MIT), a rare class of materials categorized by their ability to reversibly switch... more
Imaging technique gives catalytic 2D material engineering a better view  nanowerk · 7 days
A scanning electrochemical cell imaging technique shows how nanoscale structural features affect the catalytic activity of MoS2 monolayers for hydrogen evolution reactions. more
Imaging technique gives catalytic 2-D material engineering a better view  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The properties of 2-D transition metal dichalcogenides are attracting a great deal of interest, and one of the reasons is their catalytic activity. In particular, better catalysts are... more
Development of a new low-cost gallium nitride (GaN) crystal manufacturing device  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
JST announces the successful development of a high-quality bulk GaN growth device based on the THVPE method, a development topic of the Newly extended Technology transfer... more
Researchers find that 'native advertising' builds credibility, not perceived as 'tricking' visitors  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The concept of native advertising has been in existence for as long as advertisements were designed to resemble the editorial content in newspapers and... more
Carpentry Compiler helps woodworkers design objects that they can actually make  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have created Carpentry Compiler, a digital tool that allows users to design woodworking projects. Once a project is designed, the tool creates optimized fabrication instructions... more
A trick for taming terahertz transmissions  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Researchers have invented a wireless communication receiver that can operate in the terahertz frequency band. By increasing the sensitivity 10,000-fold, they achieved the fastest Researchers invent a new receiver for terahertz-frequency radiation -- by implementing coherent... more
An ecofriendly method for curbing crop pests  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Moths and other winged insects, and particularly their larva, can become a problem for farmers, often causing major damage to crops. Pesticides help alleviate the problem, but they have also been strongly criticized. Pheromones... more
Scientists invent method to create olefins  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Olefins are one of those molecule types that most people don't recognize, but which appear everywhere: in bottles, in medicines, in wetsuits and in tires. Now, University of Chicago chemists have discovered an efficient method to... more
Using pathogen-specific viruses to control pathogen outbreaks  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Researchers from the Utrecht University, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of York (UK) and the Nanjing Agricultural University (China) have developed a new technology to selectively destroy the pathogen that causes the... more
Through the eyes of animals  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Humans are now closer to seeing through the eyes of animals, thanks to an innovative software framework developed by researchers from the University of Queensland and the University of Exeter. more
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