Wednesday, December 13, 2017
apneaband

Detecting Sleep Apnea: Leti Embeds Sensors in Wristband To Measure Heart...

Leti, a research institute of CEA Tech, will demonstrate at CES 2018 its new wristband that measures physical indicators of a range of conditions,...
circuit boards

New Equipment Helps Engineering Students Create Circuit Boards

Engineering students at the University of Rhode Island will soon have a new instrument to help prepare them for careers in the industry. Thanks to...
cybersecurityvideo

A Triple-Threat Against Cyberthreats

The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has licensed three of its most unusual technologies for preventing cyberattacks to Cynash Inc., a startup...
space communication

NASA Explores Artificial Intelligence for Space Communications

NASA spacecraft typically rely on human-controlled radio systems to communicate with Earth. As collection of space data increases, NASA looks to cognitive radio, the...

biorobots

Mapping out a Biorobotic Future

You might not think a research area as detailed, technically advanced and futuristic as building robots with living materials would need help getting organized,...
metamaterials

Metamaterial with a Twist

air pollution

London Air Pollution Cancels Positive Health Effects of Exercise in Over-60s

The findings, published in The Lancet, show that short term exposure to air pollution in built up areas like London’s busy Oxford Street can...
mental health

Vets Who Receive Medical-Legal Aid Show Improvements in Mental Health

Veterans who receive legal help with housing, benefits, and consumer or personal matters have increased income, fewer problems finding housing, and even experience some...
quantum entanglement

Entangling Biological Systems

Nearly 75 years ago, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Erwin Schrödinger wondered if the mysterious world of quantum mechanics played a role in biology. A recent...
BRAIN Initiative

CMU Receives $7.5M in Federal BRAIN Initiative Funding

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Departments of Biological Sciences andChemistry, Molecular Biosensor and Imaging Center (MBIC) and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC) have received close...
dreaming, muscle movement, drug discovery, phenylketonuria, protein, cellulosic biofuel, Alexander disease, Liquid Crystal

Research Shows ‘Hot Zone’ That’s Active During Dreaming

Neuroscientists from the Wisconsin Center for Sleep and Consciousness reported in Nature Neuroscience in April that they identified a “hot zone” in the back...
biorobots

Mapping out a Biorobotic Future

You might not think a research area as detailed, technically advanced and futuristic as building robots with living materials would need help getting organized,...
drone

Study Finds Drones More Damaging Than Bird Strikes to Planes

As part of a multi-institution Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) study focused on unmanned aerial systems, researchers at The Ohio State University are helping quantify...
robotsvideo

Helping Hands Guide Robots as They Learn

Like toddlers, robots can use a little help as they learn to function in the physical world. That’s the purpose of a Rice University...
Alzheimer's

Healthy Mitochondria Could Stop Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia and neurodegeneration worldwide. A major hallmark of the disease is the accumulation of toxic plaques...

Solar Energy: Defects in Kesterite Semiconductors Studied Using Neutrons

solar energy
Kesterites are an economical and environmentally friendly materials which are semiconducting as well as being able to convert light into electricity. Concerning their crystal...

Sustainable Solvent Platform for Photon Upconversion Increases Solar Utilization Efficiency

solar
Scientists at Tokyo Tech have developed a new low-cost, environmentally friendly photon upconversion platform that achieves high thermal stability using deep eutectic solvents. Deep...

Flipping the Electron Spin

lithium-ion batteries
Lithium plating, the depositing of metallic lithium at the anodes of lithium-ion batteries, is one of the primary factors that limits charging current. The...