Engineering
FroSyn enables rapid, reproducible cooling of laboratory samples  NEWS MEDICAL · 27 minutes
Asynt announces FroSyn - an innovative fluid-free cooling plate that enables rapid cooling of samples in vials or round bottom flasks (up to 500 mL) to below -60 °C. more
Air-breathing engine precooler achieves record-breaking Mach 5 performance  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
UK company Reaction Engines has tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions equivalent to Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound. This achievement marks a significant milestone in its... more
Broadening tunnel vision for future accelerators  CERN · 2 hours
Broadening tunnel vision for future accelerators achintya Wed, 10/23/2019 - 10:20 HL-LHC Underground civil engineering galleries (Image: CERN) What could the next generation of... more
Air-breathing engine precooler achieves record-breaking Mach 5 performance  ESA · 5 hours
UK company Reaction Engines has tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions equivalent to Mach 5, or five times... more
Is the stethoscope dying? High-tech rivals pose a threat  ABC NEWS · 8 hours
Two centuries after its invention, the stethoscope -- the very symbol of the medical profession -- is facing an uncertain prognosis more
WPI biomedical engineer is creating a new robot to detect and monitor prostate cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 13 hours
A biomedical engineer at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is creating a new medical robot that uses minimally invasive technologies to safely... more
New portable DNA sequencer quickly and accurately diagnoses wheat viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
A group of scientists have developed a new technology that makes it possible to rapidly identify viruses in wheat fields with a significantly higher accuracy. They collected four... more
Study assesses college leadership training programs  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
How effective are college programs designed to train the next generation of leaders? more
College leadership training programs assessed  SCIENCE DAILY · 17 hours
How effective are college programs designed to train the next generation of leaders? more
Researchers use satellite data to calculate snow depth in mountain ranges  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Bioscience engineers at KU Leuven (Belgium) have developed a method to measure the snow depth in all mountain ranges in the Northern Hemisphere using satellites. This... more
New technology allows delivery of drugs directly to cancer cells  NEWS MEDICAL · 19 hours
A precise and non-toxic treatment that targets lung cancer cells at the nanoscale is able to effectively kill the cells even at a low dose. more
U.K. science minister says DARPA-like agency is in the works  Science Magazine · 20 hours
Chris Skidmore says blue sky research funder would sit outside UK Research and Innovation more
Browser tool aims to help researchers ID malicious websites, code  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Researchers have developed an open-source tool that allows users to track and record the behavior of JavaScript programs without alerting the websites that run those programs. The tool,... more
Paving the way for sensor interfaces that are 30 times smaller  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Researchers have invented a novel class of Digital-to-Analog (DAC) and Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADC) that can be entirely designed with a fully-automated digital design methodology. more
Satellite data used to calculate snow depth in mountain ranges  SCIENCE DAILY · 21 hours
Bioscience engineers have developed a method to measure the snow depth in all mountain ranges in the Northern Hemisphere using satellites. This technique makes it possible to study... more
3-D printing, bioinks create implantable blood vessels  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
A biomimetic blood vessel was fabricated using a modified 3-D cell printing technique and bioinks, which were formulated from smooth muscle cells from a human aorta and endothelial cells from an umbilical vein. The... more
New way to wrap liquid drops could improve drug delivery  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper way to coat liquid medication, an invention that could improve how drugs are delivered in the body. more
Kirigami inspires new method for wearable sensors  SCIENCE DAILY · 22 hours
As wearable sensors become more prevalent, the need for a material resistant to damage from the stress and strains of the human body's natural movement becomes ever more crucial. To that end, researchers have... more
eROSITA delivers first striking images  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Astronomers are excited: The first images by the eROSITA telescope launched in July reveal an impressive performance. After an extended commissioning phase, all seven X-ray telescope modules with their custom-designed CCD cameras have been observing the sky simultaneously... more
Neural network technique identifies mechanisms of ferroelectric switching  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Innovations in material science are as essential to modern life as indoor plumbing—and go about as unnoticed. more
New encapsulation technology could improve drug delivery  NEWS MEDICAL · 23 hours
Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper way to coat liquid medication, an invention that could improve how drugs are delivered in the body. more
New rocket fairing design offers smoother quieter ride  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
Satellites are built to live in the harsh environment of space but engineers must also factor in the rigours of the journey there. ESA has helped RUAG Space Switzerland to develop new... more
Kirigami inspires new method for wearable sensors  nanowerk · 24 hours
As wearable sensors become more prevalent, the need for a material resistant to damage from the stress and strains of the human body's natural movement becomes ever more crucial. To that end, researchers have... more
New treatment may reverse celiac disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A phase 2 clinical trial using a new technology show it is possible to induce immune tolerance to gluten in individuals with celiac disease. After treatment with the technology, the patients were able to eat gluten... more
New way to wrap liquid drops could improve drug delivery  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed a faster, cheaper way to coat liquid medication, an invention that could improve how drugs are delivered in the body. more
New rocket fairing design offers smoother quieter ride  ESA · 1 day
Satellites are built to live in the harsh environment of space but engineers must also factor in the rigours of... more
Extreme biomimetics – the search for natural sources of materials engineering inspiration  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Biologically inspired engineering to produce biomimetic materials and scaffolds typically occurs at the micro- or nanoscale. In a new study on Science Advances, Iaroslav... more
Porous polymer coatings dynamically control light and heat  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Engineers have developed dynamic porous polymer coatings that enable inexpensive and scalable ways to control light and heat in buildings. They took advantage of the optical switchability of PPCs in the solar... more
NAM launches new competition seeking breakthrough innovations to extend human life  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The National Academy of Medicine, in collaboration with eight global organizations representing more than 40 countries and territories, announced today the launch of the Healthy Longevity... more
Scientists Create New, More Powerful Technique To Edit Genes  NPR · 2 days
A new technique, dubbed 'prime editing,' appears to make it even easier to make very precise changes in DNA. It's designed to overcome the limits of the CRISPR gene editing... more
Listening in to how proteins talk and learning their language  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A research team has created a third approach to engineering proteins that uses deep learning to distill the fundamental features of proteins directly from their amino acid sequence... more
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope clears critical sunshield deployment testing  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The sunshield for NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has passed a test critical to preparing the observatory for its 2021 launch. Technicians and engineers fully deployed and tensioned... more
Uncovering the principles behind RNA folding  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A Northwestern Engineering research team led by Professor Julius Lucks has uncovered a new understanding of how RNA molecules act as cellular 'biosensors' to monitor and respond to changes in the environment by controlling gene expression.... more
Listening in to how proteins talk and learning their language  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Synthetic biologists have taken evolution of proteins into their own hands by changing some that occur in nature or even by synthesizing them from scratch. Such engineered proteins... more
Cell stiffness may indicate whether tumors will invade  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Engineers at MIT and elsewhere have tracked the evolution of individual cells within an initially benign tumor, showing how the physical properties of those cells drive the tumor to become invasive, or... more
Waste plastic converted into filtration membranes  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In a world that seems to be drowning in plastic bottles, recycling this waste into useful materials would help to reduce its environmental impact. KAUST researchers have now invented a way to turn plastic bottles into... more
New study could revolutionize the way we recycle  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers from the University of Surrey together with colleagues from Germany, Spain and France are set to start work on a novel technique to tackle plastic waste, potentially revolutionizing the way we... more
Transforming 2D Planes into 3D soft and flexible structures by engineering adhesion between thin-films  nanowerk · 2 days
Researchers have developed a technology to produce 3D soft and flexible devices by blowing balloons made of polymeric thin films.... more
Binghamton biomedical professor receives $1.2 million in grants toward diabetes cure  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A biomedical engineering professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York is trying to find a cure for diabetes from several different angles, and three... more
Defense Innovation Unit seeks stealthy satellite antennas, handheld navigation devices  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
DIU wants to 'make the process easy for companies that don't have time to answer traditional... more
NASA's planetary protection review addresses changing reality of space exploration  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
NASA released a report Friday with recommendations from the Planetary Protection Independent Review Board (PPIRB) the agency established in response to a recent National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,... more
Mars 2020 unwrapped and ready for testing  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In this time-lapse video, taken on Oct. 4, 2019, at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, bunny-suited engineers remove the inner layer of protective antistatic foil on the Mars 2020 rover after the... more
OPAT adherence device took top prize at IDEA Incubator competition  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A device designed to improve adherence to outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy took top prize at the second IDEA Incubator, a competition showcasing inventions, products and devices to improve... more
New NIH BRAIN Initiative awards accelerate the pace of neuroscience research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists have been developing astounding new tools for exploring neural circuits that underlie brain function throughout the first five years of the National Institutes of Health's... more
NCATS funds 'All of Us Research Program' to evaluate innovative DNA sequencing tools  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The All of Us Research Program has selected the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, Alabama, to evaluate the use of leading-edge DNA... more
NIH offers support to address ethical challenges associated with clinical research advances  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
With support from the National Institutes of Health's Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, scientists are developing powerful new devices and technologies... more
Parkinson's: New treatment approach shows promise in brain cells  MNT · 5 days
A new study suggests an innovative strategy for tackling an enzyme that is typically affected in Parkinson's disease. The findings show promise in neurons. more
Study explores how the human lung develops at single cell level  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The invention of interactive map applications has revolutionized wayfinding, providing an unprecedented level of information far beyond what printed road maps can offer. more
Science News » New BRAIN Initiative Awards Accelerate Neuroscience Discoveries  NIMH · 5 days
The NIH has announced its continued support for the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® (BRAIN) Initiative by funding more than 180 new BRAIN Initiative awards, bringing the... more
Medical News Today: Parkinson's: New treatment approach shows promise in brain cells  MNT · 5 days
A new study suggests an innovative strategy for tackling an enzyme that is typically affected in Parkinson's disease. The findings show promise in neurons. more
Tennessee researchers join call for responsible development of synthetic biology  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Engineering biology is already transforming technology and science, and a consortium of researchers across many disciplines in the international Genome Project-write is calling for more discussion among scientists,... more
Can the design of a building improve the creative output of its occupants?  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A ground-breaking study published in the September issue of the scholarly Creativity Research Journal found increased creativity in employees who worked in... more
Researchers call for responsible development of synthetic biology  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Engineering biology is transforming technology and science. Researchers outline the technological advances needed to secure a safe, responsible future. more
Energy flow in the nano range  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Plants and bacteria can capture the energy of sunlight with light-harvesting antennas and transfer it to a reaction center. Transporting energy efficiently and in a targeted fashion in a minimum of space is also of interest... more
Mathematicians report way to facilitate problem solving in queueing theory  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
RUDN University mathematicians proved a theorem that will facilitate the solution of problems in queueing theory—a branch of mathematics that describes query chains, for example, in the service... more
ESA welcomes Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister  ESA · 5 days
Luxembourg Deputy Prime Minister Etienne Schneider paid a special visit to ESA’s astronaut centre in Cologne, Germany today where he expressed commitment to strengthening... more
Cytel hosts Complex Innovative Trial Design Symposium and East Training in Boston  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Cytel Inc., the leading global provider of innovative analytical software and consulting services to the life sciences industry, has announced that the Complex Innovative... more
UCLan and AUC launch new medical program to help address global doctor shortage  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
As countries around the globe experience a worsening shortage of doctors, a new partnership based in the United Kingdom offers hope in... more
Quantum spacetime on a quantum simulator  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Quantum simulation plays an irreplaceable role in diverse fields, beyond the scope of classical computers. In a recent study, Keren Li and an interdisciplinary research team at the Center for Quantum Computing, Quantum Science and Engineering... more
Scientists develop a lithium-ion battery that won't catch fire  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A flexible lithium-ion battery designed by a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and built to operate under extreme conditions—including cutting, submersion, and simulated ballistic impact—can... more
Researcher invents an easy-to-use technique to measure the hydrophobicity of micro- and nanoparticle  nanowerk · 5 days
Researchers have developed a method that allows for easy determination of the surface free energy of particles as a quantitative measure of... more
Researcher invents an easy-to-use technique to measure the hydrophobicity of micro- and nanoparticle  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The scientific and industrial communities who work with micro- and nanoparticles continue to labor with the challenge of effective particle dispersion. Most... more
Big data technique reveals previously unknown capabilities of common materials  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
When scientists and engineers discover new ways to optimize existing materials, it paves the way for innovations that make everything from our phones and computers to our medical... more
Common bug repellent may chemically 'cloak' humans from malaria-carrying mosquitos  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Since its invention during the Second World War for soldiers stationed in countries where malaria transmission rates were high, researchers have worked to pinpoint precisely how DEET actually... more
Mars InSight's 'mole' is moving again  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
NASA's InSight spacecraft has used its robotic arm to help its heat probe, known as "the mole," dig nearly 2 centimeters (3/4 of an inch) over the past week. While modest, the movement is significant: Designed... more
NASA sounding rocket technology could enable simultaneous, multi-point measurements—first-ever capability  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
NASA engineers plan to test a new avionics technology—distributed payload communications—that would give scientists a never-before-offered capability in sounding rocket-based research. more
An evolution in the understanding of evolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
An engineering professor and her former Ph.D. student share a new, more accurate method for modeling evolutionary change. more
Architecture of African swine fever virus and implications for viral assembly  Science Magazine · 6 days
African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a giant and complex DNA virus that causes a highly contagious and often lethal swine disease without vaccine available. Using... more
Assigning workers to new networks boosts sustainability  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Innovation comes from people in different units who have new knowledge, and a new study about conservation organizations suggests encouraging employees to think and act outside network boxes from time to time. more
Giving robots a faster grasp  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Engineers have found a way to significantly speed up the planning process required for a robot to adjust its grasp on an object by pushing that object against a stationary surface. Whereas traditional algorithms would require tens of... more
Deet gives humans an 'invisibilty cloak' to fend off mosquito bites  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Since its invention during the Second World War for soldiers stationed in countries where malaria transmission rates were high, researchers have worked to pinpoint precisely how... more
DEET gives humans an 'invisibilty cloak' to fend off mosquito bites  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Since its invention during the Second World War for soldiers stationed in countries where malaria transmission rates were high, researchers have worked to pinpoint precisely how... more
Leading children's hospitals to use multi-year federal grant to scale up genomics research collaboration  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
With a shared vision of accelerating genomic discovery and improving patient outcomes, leaders from Boston Children's Hospital, Children's Hospital of... more
Efficient synthesis of ginkgo compound could lead to new drugs, 'green' insecticides  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Chemists at Scripps Research have invented an efficient method for making a synthetic version of the plant compound bilobalide, which is naturally produced by... more
Efficient synthesis of ginkgo compound could lead to new drugs, 'green' insecticides  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Chemists have invented an efficient method for making a synthetic version of the plant compound bilobalide, which is naturally produced by gingko trees. It's... more
Researchers develop biorenewable, biodegradable plastics  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers Haritz Sardón, Ainara Sangroniz and Agustin Etxeberria at the UPV/EHU's Faculty of Chemistry, together with the researchers Eugene Y.-X. Chen, Jian-Bo Zhu and Xiaoyan Tang at Colorado State University (U.S.), have designed fully recyclable packaging materials that... more
Clingfish biology inspires better suction cup  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
A team of engineers and marine biologists built a better suction cup inspired by the mechanism that allows the clingfish to adhere to both smooth and rough surfaces. Researchers reverse engineered the clingfish's suction disk and... more
Medstar Washington Hospital Center now offers innovative technology to diagnose lung conditions  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
MedStar Washington Hospital Center became first in the Mid-Atlantic region to offer a new innovation designed to allow physicians to diagnose small peripheral lung... more
AMSBIO offers new Luciferase assay systems to help improve gene reporter assays  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
AMSBIO announces two new Luciferase assay kits designed to help you improve your gene reporter assays. more
Lab Innovations 2019 to host new product introductions at Birmingham’s NEC  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Lab Innovations, the UK’s only trade show dedicated to the laboratory industry, will see a number of new product introductions at Birmingham’s NEC, 30 & 31... more
Common architecture of Tc toxins from human and insect pathogenic bacteria  Science Magazine · 7 days
Tc toxins use a syringe-like mechanism to penetrate the membrane and translocate toxic enzymes into the host cytosol. They are composed of three components: TcA, TcB,... more
AACN grants support nurse-driven research designed to improve critical care nursing practice  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses announces the recipients of its annual research grants. Clinicians and researchers are invited to submit projects by Nov.... more
Could young blood hold secrets to longer, healthier life?  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
In what sounds like a scene from a science fiction movie, researchers in 2005 stitched together old and young mice so they shared a circulatory system. Youthful blood seemingly rejuvenated... more
Scientists discover method to create and trap trions at room temperature  nanowerk · 7 days
Scientists chemically engineered carbon nanotubes to synthesize and trap trions -- quasi-particles potentially useful in bioimaging, chemical sensing and quantum computing. more
Quantum dots technology to revolutionize healthcare and sensing technology: see what's invisible  nanowerk · 7 days
Researchers have invented a new method of producing ultra-sensitive hyper-spectral photodetectors. At the heart of the discovery are colloidal quantum dots. more
Rice blast fungus discovery will drive crop innovation  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A secret weapon used by the killer rice blast fungus to infect host plants has been discovered in new research. more
Creating and trapping trions at room temperature  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A team chemically engineered carbon nanotubes to synthesize and trap trions at room temperature. Trions are quasi particles that can potentially carry more information than electrons in applications from bioimaging to chemical sensing and... more
Challenge predicts how metals with complex shapes and manufacturing will fracture  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Since people started forging and working with metal, they've arguably been interested in how it breaks. But only since the 1950s have scientists and engineers had... more
Airborne chemicals instantly identified using new technology  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Scientists have developed a device that can identify a wide range of airborne gases and chemicals instantly. more
Quantum dots technology to revolutionize healthcare and sensing technology  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Researchers of the Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Unit (OPEM) at the University of Oulu have invented a new method of producing ultra-sensitive hyper-spectral photodetectors. At the heart of the discovery... more
Robotic spiders to explore the moon  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
There is no doubt that one of the hallmarks of the modern space age is that it is becoming increasingly democratic. In addition to more space agencies entering the fray, private aerospace companies are contributing like... more
Engineering biomimetic microvascular meshes for subcutaneous islet transplantation  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
To successfully engineer cell or tissue implants, bioengineers must facilitate their metabolic requirements through vascular regeneration. However, it is challenging to develop a broad strategy for stable and functional vascularization. In a... more
Piranha fish swap old teeth for new simultaneously  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
With the help of new technologies, a team has confirmed that piranhas lose and regrow all the teeth on one side of their face multiple times throughout their lives. How they do... more
Op-ed | How to increase the intelligence community’s geospatial innovation  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Until the intelligence community defines cost and value by measuring geospatial information, it has to rely... more
Major implications for global metal demand without industry change  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The effects environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks will have on the global supply of metals without major innovations in the mining industry have been highlighted by University of Queensland... more
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