Updated : Nov 14, 2019 in Announcement

In ‘Find Your Path,’ Leading Scientists Offer Career and Life Lessons

Rainer Weiss flunked out of MIT years before winning a Nobel Prize for Physics in 2017. Renee Horton of NASA reclaimed her dream to become…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Announcement

Former Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson Is Named Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Admiral John M. Richardson, former Chief of Naval Operations, has joined the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory as a Senior Fellow. Admiral Richardson served as…

Updated : Nov 12, 2019 in Research Articles

New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Available

For Immediate Release: November 12, 2019 Contact Information: Jill Hronek, Director of Marketing Communications Telephone: +1.630.256.7527, ext. 103 E-mail:  [email protected] New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Now…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Research Articles

Nature might be better than tech at reducing air pollution

Adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, new research…

Updated : Nov 06, 2019 in Feature

More Than Half Of Consumers Want To Use Voice Assistants For Healthcare

Based on a survey of 1,004 U.S. adults, the report includes these key highlights: 7.5% of U.S. consumers have used voice assistants such as Alexa…

Updated : Nov 04, 2019 in Announcement

Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App

Contact: Renatt BrodskyMount Sinai Press Office212 [email protected] Mount Sinai Launches New Precision Wellness ‘N1’ App A medical science tool for individuals to compare the effectiveness of…

Updated : Oct 31, 2019 in Research Articles

Vampire bats give a little help to their “friends”

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Vampire bats could be said to be sort of like people – not because of their blood-sucking ways, but because they help…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Announcement

Viticulture gets a boost with yield predicting, threat detecting robots

ITHACA, N.Y. – For grape growers, accurately predicting each season’s yield is key to a successful harvest. Underpredict, and you won’t have enough labor on…

Updated : Oct 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical Digital Research Objects

Contact: Jennifer Gutierrez Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences [email protected]  Mount Sinai Researchers Develop Software to Measure the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability, and Reusability of Biomedical…

Updated : Oct 29, 2019 in Marketplace

Black Fire Innovation Confirms Collaboration with Intel to Advance Hospitality Customer Experience

Black Fire Innovation, the new research and technology hub created to drive innovation in the hospitality, gaming and entertainment industry, today announced its collaboration with Intel…

Updated : Oct 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Experts Optimistic About the Next 50 Years of Digital Life

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Oct. 28, 2019) – Experts say digital life will mostly bring positive changes over the next 50 years, but they warn these benefits…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Evolution of Catalysts, Real-World Applications

COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 24, 2019 -- Electrocatalysts accelerate energy conversion, which is an integral component to many industrially important technologies, such as fuel cells.  While…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Feature

Micro-satellites offer a fresh view of NYS agriculture

ITHACA, N.Y. – The seeds of space exploration are being planted in several New York state vineyards. They’ve also been attached to dairy cows. And…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Research Articles

Improving Optical Characteristics of Thin Glass

COLUMBUS, Ohio, OCTOBER 24, 2019 -- In recent years, glass has become an important part of our day-to-day lives, acting as a physical boundary between…

Updated : Oct 23, 2019 in Research Articles

Declining job quality, not job loss, set to mark next decade of warehouse work

Amazon delivery trucks are a familiar sight on American roads and new warehouses are popping up across the country to keep up with the growing…

Updated : Oct 22, 2019 in Research Articles

Rethinking the role of technology in the classroom

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Preparing elementary school students for active citizenship in an increasingly digital world requires introducing them to the latest technologies, but engaging those…

Updated : Oct 15, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Shellfish Expert Available to Discuss East Coast Oyster Breeding Project

New Brunswick, N.J. (Oct. 15, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick shellfish geneticist Ximing Guo is available to comment on a five-year Rutgers-led consortium project to…

Updated : Oct 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Innovation and National Security

Executive Summary The United States leads the world in innovation, research, and technology development. Since World War II, the new markets, industries, companies, and military…

Updated : Oct 14, 2019 in Announcement

Claus Torp Jensen Has Been Appointed First Chief Digital Officer and Head of Technology for Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

October 14, 2019, NEW YORK CITY — Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) today announced that Claus Torp Jensen, PhD, has joined the institution as…

Updated : Oct 08, 2019 in Feature

Datasets can lead to risk-reducing solutions in agriculture

October 8, 2019 — Farming is like the stock market: past crop yields do not necessarily predict future crop yields. And, farming is hard work.…

Updated : Oct 03, 2019 in Research Articles

ARIZONA STATE’S McNAMARA FIRST EDITOR OF NEW OPEN-ACCESS APA JOURNAL

WASHINGTON -- Danielle S. McNamara, PhD, has been named the inaugural editor of the new journal Technology, Mind, and Behavior, to be published by the…

Updated : Sep 26, 2019 in Expert Pitch

The White House released a memo of conversation, created with the help of voice recognition software, between Donald Trump and Volodymyr Zelensky. How does such software work? Where can it go wrong? @HopkinsEngineer has an expert who can explain.

What's going on with President Donald Trump and his hotly-debated call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky?  The White House recently released a "rough transcript" of the…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Why Americans Don’t Fully Trust Many Who Hold Positions of Power

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 19, 2019) – The public gives high scores to military leaders, public school principals and police officers on empathy, transparency and ethics,…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Rutgers Expert Can Discuss Flame Experiments on International Space Station

New Brunswick, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2019) – Rutgers University–New Brunswick Engineering Professor Stephen D. Tse can comment on flame experiments this month on the International…

Updated : Sep 17, 2019 in Research Articles

The new monopolies: reining in big tech

Digital platforms such as Google and Facebook have grown exponentially, swallowed rivals, and revolutionized the world of media, demonstrating increasing potential to harm consumers, even…

Updated : Sep 11, 2019 in Feature

Innovative Accelerator Achieves Full Energy Recovery

An innovative particle accelerator designed and built by scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory and Cornell University has achieved a significant…

Updated : Sep 09, 2019 in Research Articles

Rutgers Researchers Develop Custom Data Collection System to Improve Health Disparity Research

Epidemiological studies rely heavily on survey research; however, limitations of traditional data collection methods - paper-based, in-person, phone, mail, and internet surveys - can serve…

Updated : Sep 05, 2019 in Expert Pitch

iPhone 11 launch won’t be as successful as previous years, expert says

The iPhone 11 is scheduled to launch on Tuesday, Sept. 10, but most will wait to buy it until the iPhone X has aged out,…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Facebook’s new ad rules to slow down scammers, but may not help voters

Facebook announced new rules this week for political advertising in response to misleading disclosure claims on ads and pressure to maintain transparency ahead of the…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Feature

DHS S&T, St. Louis Launch Smart Cities Tech Pilot

WASHINGTON, DC – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is leading the effort to bring smart cities standards to the…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Millennials, Think You’re Digitally Better Than Us? Yes, According to Science

Emails, instant messaging, app notifications, RSS feeds, and a plethora of social networks inundate almost every aspect of daily life from work to home or…

Updated : Aug 26, 2019 in Feature

Kids ‘test drive’ social media in new interactive simulations

ITHACA, N.Y. – Educators across the country can now use interactive tutorials to teach elementary and middle schoolers how to participate positively in social media…

Updated : Aug 23, 2019 in Research Articles

Tech time not to blame for teens’ mental health problems

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 23, 2019 — A new study, published in the journal Clinical Psychological Science, suggests that the time adolescents are spending on their…

Updated : Aug 20, 2019 in Announcement

My Rush Mobile App Now Available

 My Rush Mobile App Now Available Digital health app connects patients to clinical services at Rush on a secure, mobile platform As technology progresses, Rush…

Updated : Aug 20, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Cybersecurity expert available to comment on coordinated ransomware attack in Texas

Twenty-three Texas towns were affected last week by a "coordinated" ransomware attack, prompting a "Level 2 Escalated Response" by Texas Governor Greg Abbott—just one step…

Updated : Aug 15, 2019 in Research Articles

New tools help detect digital domestic abuse

ITHACA, N.Y. - A new clinical model developed by Cornell Tech researchers aims to respond systematically and effectively to the growing array of digital threats against victims…

Updated : Aug 14, 2019 in Feature

Who’s a ‘Good Boy?’ Astro, FAU’s Smart Robodog That’s Who

What would you get if you combined Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa with Boston Dynamic’s quadraped robots? You’d get “Astro,” the four-legged seeing and hearing…

Updated : Aug 14, 2019 in Research Articles

New Technology Could Aid Stem Cell Transplantation Research

Nanotechnology developed at Rutgers University–New Brunswick could boost research on stem cell transplantation, which may help people with Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, other neurodegenerative diseases…

Updated : Aug 01, 2019 in Expert Pitch

GW Experts Available to Comment on Data Breaches

In the wake of one of the largest data breaches ever, experts from the George Washington University are available to discuss cybersecurity from a variety…

Updated : Jul 30, 2019 in Research Articles

Tech industry accounted for one in seven jobs in Utah in 2018, report shows

July 30, 2019 (Salt Lake City) – Utah’s tech industry made significant contributions to the state economy in 2018, supporting one in seven Utah jobs…