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Lunar Rover Wheel Technology

Engineering Students Work With NASA to Develop New Lunar Rover Wheel...

Since early September 2017, engineering seniors Liz Barrett, Thomas Durivage, Liam McAuliffe, Adam Potasiewicz, Catherine Simpson and junior Boxiong Yang from the College of...
networked sensors

Fraunhofer Solves Networked Sensors‘ Energy Problems

The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing steadily. An enormous number of networked nodes collecting, evaluating and converging data in a network is therfore...
electronic properties

What a Mesh

A team of scientists from across the U.S. has found a new way to create molecular interconnections that can give a certain class of...
cancer treatment

Scientists Build Army of Metal-Organic Nanoflowers to Treat Cancer

Doctors have been using radiation to treat cancer for more than a hundred years, but it’s always been a delicate art to direct treatment...
Human Memory Prosthesis

Progress in Quest to Develop a Human Memory Prosthesis

DARPA launched the Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program in November 2013 with the goal of developing a fully implantable, closed-loop neural interface capable of restoring normal...
drug delivery patches

Researchers Developing Drug Delivery Patches to Manage Pain Without Addiction Risk

Everybody occasionally experiences pain. Generally, pain is manageable with over-the-counter medications, or no medication at all. But when pain is acute and severe, such...
bioprintervideo

3-DIY: Printing Your Own Bioprinter

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a low-cost 3-D bioprinter by modifying a standard desktop 3-D printer, and they have released the breakthrough...
Photonic Biosensors

Breakthrough in Photonic Biosensors Could Lead to Fast, Super-Accurate Diagnostics and...

University Professor of Applied Physics Stephen Arnold and his team at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering have made a discovery that could lead...
neutrophils

Measuring Neutrophil Motility Could Lead to Accurate Sepsis Diagnosis

A microfluidic device developed by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators may help solve a significant and persistent challenge in medicine – diagnosing the life-threatening...
Lensless Camera

​NTU Scientists Take Multi-Coloured Images with a Lensless Camera

A new camera technology developed by scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) can take sharp, colour images without using a lens and...
Non-Visual Teaching Methods

USU Engineering Faculty Develops Non-Visual Teaching Methods

A researcher at Utah State University is developing non-visual techniques to teach the fundamentals of engineering to students who are blind or low vision. Wade...
surgical catheter

Startup Promises Minimally Invasive Heart Repair

A minimally invasive surgical device to be commercialized by a newly launched startup could fundamentally transform the way doctors correct organ defects. For patients...
metalens

Multifunctional Metalens Unlocks with Light

Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a flat optical component that is simultaneously a metalens, a...
embryos

Researchers Rescue Embryos from Brain Defects by Re-Engineering Cellular Voltage Patterns

Tufts University biologists have demonstrated for the first time that electrical patterns in the developing embryo can be predicted, mapped, and manipulated to prevent...
quantum dots, genetic disorder, optofluidic

‘Quantum Dot’ Lighting Technology Takes Forward Leap Thanks to New Superacid...

A “superacid” much stronger than automobile battery acid has enabled a key advance toward a new generation of LED lighting that’s safer, less expensive...
solar cells

Materials “Sandwich” Breaks Barrier for Solar Cell Efficiency

Solar cells have great potential as a source of clean electrical energy, but so far they have not been cheap, light, and flexible enough...
syntactic foam

3-D Printing Breakthrough for Lightweight Syntactic Foams Could Help Submarines Dive...

A team of materials scientists at NYU Tandon School of Engineering has developed the first process to 3D print components of syntactic foam —...
Blockchainvideo

IBM’s Marie Wieck on Blockchain Beyond Bitcoin

On the long-term potential of blockchain technology, IBM’s Marie Wieck has heard it all. The solution to net neutrality. The foundation of Internet 3.0....
Green spaces

Green Spaces in Cities Help Control Floods, Store Carbon

For many ecologists, fieldwork involves majestic mountains or rushing rivers or large tracts of wilderness. At the very least, it means exploring natural areas...
soft robotvideo

Snake-Inspired Robot Uses Kirigami to Move

Who needs legs? With their sleek bodies, snakes can slither up to 14 miles-per-hour, squeeze into tight spaces, scale trees, and swim. How do...