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Chagas Disease

Promising Novel Compounds for Treatment of the Acute Phase of Chagas...

Three new chemical compounds synthesized by scientists at the University of São Paulo (USP) in São Carlos, Brazil, have been successfully tested on mice...
tuberculosis

Scientists Develop New Drug Treatment for TB

Scientists at The University of Manchester have developed the first non-antibiotic drug to successfully treat tuberculosis in animals. The team hope the compound –developed after...
Software tool

Software Tool Could Help Architects Design Efficient Buildings

Typically, when architects or engineers design a new building, it’s only at the end of the process — if ever — that a lifecycle...
microelectronics

Ultra-Secure, Ultra-Reliable Trusted Microelectronics Development Project Will Focus on Hardware First

The sophisticated spy-vs.-spy of cybersecurity and cyberattacks has reached the point where even the foundational hardware and materials of electronic devices needs to be...
HIV Vaccine

Scientists Took Another Step Towards Creating an HIV Vaccine

Scientific group of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University headed by Professor Andrei Kozlov published the results of a study devoted to the...
DFAB Housevideo

Where Structure and Ornamentation Merge

Just 20 mm thick at its thinnest point, decoratively ribbed and not even half as heavy as a conventional concrete ceiling: with “Smart Slab”,...
vaccines for infants and newborns

Immune Discovery Should Lead to Improved Vaccines for Infants and Newborns

Scientists have just identified a class of ‘danger signals’ that are highly efficient at triggering an immune response in infants and newborns. They believe...
smarter cars

Smarter Cars = Smarter Cities

Realizing the importance of transportation in the development of smart cities, students and faculty in Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College of Information Systems and Public...
additive manufacturing

Researchers Develop One-Step, 3D Printing for Multimaterial Projects

Similar to the advance from black and white to color printing, a Washington State University research team for the first time has used 3D...
autonomous boatsvideo

Fleet of Autonomous Boats Could Service Some Cities, Reducing Road Traffic

The future of transportation in waterway-rich cities such as Amsterdam, Bangkok, and Venice — where canals run alongside and under bustling streets and bridges...
Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor

For Glaucoma-Monitoring Sensor Design, Researchers Looked to the Butterfly Wing

An easy-to-use implant sensor for at-home glaucoma monitoring developed by researchers at Caltech and tested at UC San Francisco could significantly benefit patients by...
recyclable polymer

‘Infinitely’ Recyclable Polymer Shows Practical Properties of Plastics

The world fell in love with plastics because they’re cheap, convenient, lightweight and long-lasting. For these same reasons, plastics are now trashing the Earth. Colorado...
graphenevideo

A Graphene Roll-Out

MIT engineers have developed a continuous manufacturing process that produces long strips of high-quality graphene. The team’s results are the first demonstration of an industrial,...
kirigami film

Paper-Folding Art Inspires Better Bandages

Scraped up knees and elbows are tricky places to securely apply a bandage. More often than not, the adhesive will peel away from the...
microgridsvideo

The Large Impact of Microgrids

Nathan Johnson’s research is playing a significant role in the quest to overcome energy poverty throughout the world. As many as 1.3 billion people lack...
nanorobots

Cancer-fighting Nanorobots Programmed to Seek and Destroy Tumors

In a major advancement in nanomedicine, Arizona State University (ASU) scientists, in collaboration with researchers from the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST),...
cancer

Glowing Designer Sponges: New Nanoparticles Engineered to Image and Treat Cancer

A Sandia National Laboratories team has designed and synthesized nanoparticles that glow red and are stable, useful properties for tracking cancer growth and spread. This...
Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Project Promises Development of Novel Therapeutics

Cystic Fibrosis is one of the most frequent genetic diseases with 4 in 100 people carrying at least one mutation. If two carriers happen...
SNAPSCAN

Imec’s High-Speed Ultrasonic SNAPSCAN Camera Enables Hyperspectral Imaging Acquisition in Less...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, today announced that it will demonstrate at this week’s SPIE Photonics West...
Soft Microfibers

Bioengineered Soft Microfibers Improve T-cell Production

T cells play a key role in the body’s immune response against pathogens. As a new class of therapeutic approaches, T cells are being...