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protein

Feedback from 1000s of Designs Could Transform Protein Engineering

The stage is set for a new era of data-driven protein molecular engineering as advances in DNA synthesis technology merge with improvements in computational...
metal

Metal Bucks the Trend

An A*STAR researcher has, together with an international team, uncovered an exception to the longstanding rule that effective heat-conducting metals are also good conduits...
FlatScope

Rice Team Developing Flat Microscope for the Brain

Rice University engineers are building a flat microscope, called FlatScope TM, and developing software that can decode and trigger neurons on the surface of...
dihydroxanthene

Teaching an Old Dye New Tricks

Radiation in the near-infrared region is invisible, but can deeply penetrate living tissue without damaging it. Dye molecules that produce near-infrared light consequently have...
exoskeleton devicevideo

Carnegie Mellon Develops Landmark Achievement in Walking Technology

Researchers in Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering are using feedback from the human body to develop designs for exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs. Published in...
wireless implantable

UC San Diego Part of International Team to Develop Wireless Implantable...

Engineers at the University of California San Diego are part of an international collaboration led by Brown University to develop a wireless neural prosthetic system...
air pollution

Could Concrete Help Solve the Problem of Air Pollution?

New research reveals that sulfur dioxide, a major contributor to air pollution, is removed from the air by concrete surfaces. Stony Brook University researcher...
autism

Tech Triumph: How Computer Imaging Is Predicting Autism

When clinical researchers wondered if it would be possible to detect autism before they could spot behavioral clues, they added to their team one...
VEHICLE EMISSIONS

Researchers Find New Vehicle Emissions Deceptively Clean

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have found that newer gasoline vehicles emit less particulate matter, but vapors in the "cleaner" exhaust form particulate matter...
CASMART

Aerospace undergraduates win CASMART Student Design Competition

Two undergraduate students from the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University competed in the second annual Consortium for the Advancement of Shape...
severe blood pressure

Preventing severe blood loss on the battlefield or in the clinic

PhD student Reginald Avery is developing an injectable material that patches ruptured blood vessels.
electrode

Entering the Fast Lane — MXene Electrodes Push Charging Rate Limits...

Can you imagine fully charging your cell phone in just a few seconds? Researchers in Drexel University’s College of Engineering can, and they took...
silicon electronicsvideo

Researchers Revolutionize Brain-Computer Interfaces Using Silicon Electronics

Today, implanted electrode devices for stimulating the brain are extremely crude devices with only a handful of electrodes that are used to mitigate the...
Light-emitting fabrics

Light-emitting Fabrics Pave the Way for Future Fashions

The University of Southampton is shining a light on future fashions thanks to an innovative collaboration between electronics experts and art school students. Working with...
stem cell

New Technology to Manipulate Cells Could One Day Help Treat Parkinson’s,...

A groundbreaking advancement in materials from Northwestern University could potentially help patients requiring stem cell therapies for spinal cord injuries, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s...
battery

New Material May Help Cut Battery Costs for Electric Cars, Cellphones

In the battle of the batteries, lithium-ion technology is the reigning champion, powering that cellphone in your pocket as well as an increasing number...
organelles

‘Liquid Scaffolding’: Watery Droplets Form Structures Inside Cells

The team, a mix of biologists and materials scientists, has shown that surprisingly low concentrations of proteins can readily condense into a droplet that...
climate change

Reconciling Predictions of Climate Change

Harvard University researchers have resolved a conflict in estimates of how much the Earth will warm in response to a doubling of carbon dioxide...
cell phonevideo

First Battery-free Cell Phone Makes Calls by Harvesting Ambient Power

University of Washington researchers have invented acellphone that requires no batteries — a major leap forward in moving beyond chargers, cords and dying phones....
quantum computersvideo

Cycling Gold, Bits to Qubits and the Defect Game

Members of the public will be able to explore these interactive exhibits at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition 2017in London, running from Tuesday...