Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Pioneering new tech to recover 100% phosphorus and biocrude from manure and sludge

An engineer from Aarhus University has received EU funding for the launch of a new research project, which can have far-reaching and ground-breaking significance for…

Updated : Sep 04, 2019 in Uncategorized

Electronic glove offers ‘humanlike’ features for prosthetic hand users

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - People with hand amputations experience difficult daily life challenges, often leading to lifelong use of a prosthetic hands and services. An…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Colour-change urine test for cancer shows potential in mouse study

A simple and sensitive urine test developed by Imperial and MIT engineers has produced a colour change in urine to signal growing tumours in mice.…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Rice reactor turns greenhouse gas into pure liquid fuel

HOUSTON - (Sept. 3, 2019) - A common greenhouse gas could be repurposed in an efficient and environmentally friendly way with an electrolyzer that uses…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers improve drug delivery through mesoporous materials

In a paper to be published in the forthcoming issue in NANO , a group of researchers from Guiyang, China, have conducted a study based…

Updated : Sep 03, 2019 in Uncategorized

Extracting clean fuel from sunlight

Securing enough energy to meet human needs is one of the greatest challenges society has ever faced. Previously reliable sources--oil, gas and coal--are degrading air…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

Novel molecules designed by artificial intelligence in 21 days are validated in mice

Highlights: The traditional drug discovery starts with the testing of thousands of small molecules in order to get to just a few lead-like molecules and…

Updated : Sep 02, 2019 in Uncategorized

A comprehensive catalogue of human digestive tract bacteria

The human digestive tract is home to thousands of different strains of bacteria. Many of these are beneficial, while others contribute to health problems such…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

The bigger picture behind marine pollution

Bentham Science has published a new book series, Marine Ecology: Current and Future Developments, which aims to bring fresh perspectives on the subject of marine…

Updated : Aug 30, 2019 in Uncategorized

Moving faster in a crowd

Cell particles move more quickly through a crowded cellular environment when the crowding molecules are non-uniformly distributed. New research also shows that particle transport in…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists call for infiltration to be better incorporated into land surface models

Soil scientists can't possibly be everywhere at once to study every bit of soil across the planet. Plus, soils are constantly changing. Conditions like weather…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

UTA awarded more than $2 million in CPRIT grants

The University of Texas at Arlington received more than $2.1 million in grants from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

New MRI computing technique can spot scar muscles of heart without damaging kidneys

Traditional MRI scans use the metal gadolinium, which resonates areas of the heart muscles that are not functioning efficiently, however gadolinium affect the Kidney function…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

3D printing nanoparticle neural probes

Carnegie Mellon University's Rahul Panat, an associate professor of mechanical engineering, and Eric Yttri, an assistant professor of biological sciences, have received a $1.95 million…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

MUSC’s Patrick Woster joins Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame

Patrick M. Woster, Ph.D., SmartState® Chair in Drug Discovery and chair of the Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences at the Medical University of…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

New optical array, multisite stimulator advances optogenetics

BELLINGHAM, Washington, USA and CARDIFF, UK - In an article published in the peer-reviewed, open-access SPIE publication Neurophotonics , "A multi-site microLED optrode array for…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain’s blood vessels

MIT engineers have developed a magnetically steerable, thread-like robot that can actively glide through narrow, winding pathways, such as the labrynthine vasculature of the brain.…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Uncategorized

Music-based biofeedback shows promise in improving deadlift technique

A study of 31 recreational weightlifters suggests that a real-time, music-based feedback system helps improve deadlift technique. Valerio Lorenzoni of Ghent University, Belgium, and colleagues…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Using a smartphone to detect norovirus

A little bit of norovirus - the highly infectious microbe that causes about 20 million cases of food poisoning in the United States each year…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Machine learning increases resolution of eye imaging technology

DURHAM, N.C. -- Biomedical engineers at Duke University have devised a method for increasing the resolution of optical coherence tomography (OCT) down to a single…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

Dr. Xuan Liu receives Switzer Research Fellowship for mobility research in cerebral palsy

East Hanover, NJ. August 27, 2019. Xuan Liu, PhD, in the Center for Mobility and Rehabilitation Engineering Research at Kessler Foundation, was awarded a 2019…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Uncategorized

San Antonio researchers seek to prevent aerospace failures and oil spills disasters

(San Antonio, Aug. 26, 2019) -- In 2014, Kazakhstan's newest and largest oil field was slated to become a major contributor to the global supply.…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

New technique isolates placental cells for non-invasive genetic testing

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- Brown University researchers have developed a simple method for isolating placental cells from cervical swabs. The technique, described in the…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers use AI to plot green route to nylon

BROOKLYN, New York, Monday, August 26, 2019 - The chemical and allied industries face such challenges as ready access to reliable energy supplies, waste reduction,…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Coating developed by Stanford researchers brings lithium metal battery closer to reality

Hope has been restored for the rechargeable lithium metal battery - a potential battery powerhouse relegated for decades to the laboratory by its short life…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers identify properties of cells that affect how tissue structures form

Researchers have found that changing the mechanical properties of individual cells disrupts their ability to remain stable, profoundly affecting their health and the health of…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Mosquito incognito: Could graphene-lined clothing help prevent mosquito bites?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] -- The nanomaterial graphene has received significant attention for its potential uses in everything from solar cells to tennis rackets. But…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Uncategorized

Quest for new cancer treatment crosses milestone

HOUSTON -- (Aug. 26, 2019) -- A cancer therapy invented at Rice University has crossed a milestone in clinical trials, a major development in a…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Understanding nitrogen removal processes from wastewater

Increased demand for water also leads to an increase in wastewater production. Nitrogen compounds which accumulate in wastewater as by-products of human activity allow algae…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Bioprinting complex living tissue in just a few seconds

Tissue engineers create artificial organs and tissues that can be used to develop and test new drugs, repair damaged tissue and even replace entire organs…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Study shows frying oil consumption worsened colon cancer and colitis in mice

Foods fried in vegetable oil are popular worldwide, but research about the health effects of this cooking technique has been largely inconclusive and focused on…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Researchers advance organ-on-chip technology to advance drug development

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have developed an organ-on-an-electronic-chip platform, which uses bioelectrical sensors to measure the…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Scientists use a new method to track pollution from cooking

Cooking organic aerosol (COA) is one of the most important primary sources of pollution in urban environments. There is growing evidence that exposure to cooking…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Osteoarthritis: A chip ‘mimics’ the disease to devise effective drugs

A sophisticated chip the size of a coin in which cartilage can be cultivated and which can later be subjected to mechanical stress such that…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Who you see matters: Stroke patients benefit more from observing their own hand movements during the

Japanese scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) have found that for stroke patients, observing their own hand movements in a video-assisted therapy…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Uncategorized

Who you see matters: Stroke patients benefit more from observing their own hand movements during the

Japanese scientists at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) have found that for stroke patients, observing their own hand movements in a video-assisted therapy…

Updated : Aug 16, 2019 in Uncategorized

Optofluidic chip with nanopore ‘smart gate’ developed for single molecule analysis

A new chip-based platform developed by researchers at UC Santa Cruz integrates nanopores and optofluidic technology with a feedback-control circuit to enable an unprecedented level…