Thursday, March 23, 2017
supertruck

No Longer a Drag: Lab Researchers Boost Truck Fuel Efficiency Through...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers, as part of aNavistar(link is external) SuperTruck I team, helped design a new type of tractor trailer truck...
cloud storage, cloud integration, blockchain, digital, Data Security, genomic data interpretation,Cognitive Personal Concierge Solutions, Five Innovations, Cancer Treatments, cancer

IBM Announces New Pricing Model to Change Economics of Cloud Storage

IBM today unveiled new additions to the IBM Cloud Object Storage family. The company is offering clients new choices for archival data and a new pricing model...
implants

Study Points a Way to Better Implants

Medical devices implanted in the body for drug delivery, sensing, or tissue regeneration usually come under fire from the host’s immune system. Defense cells...
supertruck

No Longer a Drag: Lab Researchers Boost Truck Fuel Efficiency Through...

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers, as part of aNavistar(link is external) SuperTruck I team, helped design a new type of tractor trailer truck...

computers

Liquid Fuel for Future Computers

Researchers at ETH Zurich and IBM Research Zurich have built a tiny redox flow battery. This means that future computer chip stacks – in...

crystals

DNA Double Helix Structures Crystals

For the first time, FAU engineers have succeeded in producing complex crystal lattices, so-called clathrates, from nanoparticles using DNA strands. The programmed synthesis of...
mineral

Sustainable Mineral Supply

An international team of researchers, led by the University of Delaware’s Saleem Ali, says global resource governance and sharing of geoscience data is needed...
prostate cancer, ear tumor, tumor, asthma, lung cancer, anti-viral, norovirus, antibiotic

Study Shows Active Surveillance Preserves Quality of Life for Prostate Cancer Patients

Faced with the negative quality-of-life effects from surgery and radiation treatments for prostate cancer, low risk patients may instead want to consider active surveillance...
heart muscle

Scientists Create ‘Beating’ Human Heart Muscle for Cardiac Research

Scientists at The University of Queensland have taken a significant step forward in cardiac disease research by creating a functional ‘beating’ human heart muscle...
pregnancy

Early Pregnancy Treatment of Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction Has No Impact on Infant Cognitive Outcomes

Screening expectant mothers for thyroid dysfunction, and then providing thyroxine treatment as needed during pregnancy, has become a routine procedure in pre-natal care. Scientists have...
wearable sensors

Major Funding Boost for Research into Wearable Sensors

The future of wearable technology and its potential to integrate with networked systems within smart cities is the focus of a major funding award...
Earth’s iron

Research Proposes New Theories about Nature of Earth’s Iron

New research challenges the prevailing theory that the unique nature of Earth’s iron was the result of how its core was formed billions of...
heart attack

Higher Rates of Stress-related Emotional Factors in Women Linked to Heart Attacks, Study Suggests

A recent study by researchers at the Rollins School of Public Health (RSPH) at Emory University suggests that among young survivors of heart attacks,...
Atmosphere

Methane-filled Atmosphere of Early Earth Helped ‘Clear the Air’ for Oxygen

More than 2.4 billion years ago, Earth’s atmosphere was inhospitable, filled with toxic gases that drove wildly fluctuating surface temperatures. New research from the...

Research Leads to a Golden Discovery for Wearable Technology

wearable technology
Some day, your smartphone might completely conform to your wrist, and when it does, it might be covered in pure gold, thanks to researchers...

Stretching Toward Energy Efficiency

thermoelectric
Adding elasticity to the impressive properties of materials known as thermoelectrics could help us conserve more power, KAUST researchers have shown1. From laptop chips and...

Raising the Bar for Membraneless Flow Batteries

batteries
Membraneless flow batteries are emerging as a promising kind of low-cost battery for large-scale energy storage. But if they are to achieve commercial success...