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UCLA-led team develops new method to study mitochondrial DNA diseases

The process utilizes a nanoblade that can open holes in cell membranes
blood clots

New Technology Detects Blood Clots with Simple In-Home Test

NSF-Funded UC research leads to a screening test for patients on blood thinners to reduce the risk for a blood clot or stroke that’s as easy as an in-home diabetes test.

Silk Stabilizes Blood Samples for Months at High Temperatures

Researchers at Tufts University have stabilized blood samples for long periods of time without refrigeration and at high temperatures by encapsulating them in air-dried...

Kurwitz and students complete test flight of advanced radiator system for...

Dr. Cable Kurwitz and undergraduate researchers Aldo Sosa, Juan Duran and Victor Ibarra, has completed a successful flight-test program aboard NASA’s reduced gravity aircraft...
Riemann’s hypothesis

Facebook’ for mathematical functions aims to solve Riemann’s hypothesis

A solution to the greatest unresolved problem in pure mathematics – Riemann’s hypothesis – could be coming closer, thanks to a remarkable international collaboration...
gene regulatory mechanism

Novel gene regulatory mechanism in bone formation and its evolutionary significance

Mode of action of essential transcriptional regulator in bones
dna folding

Penn Bioengineers Show Why Lab-made Stem Cells Might Fail: Errors in...

Induced pluripotent stem cells hold promise for regenerative medicine because they can, in theory, turn into any type of tissue and because they are...
stochastic resonance

Stochastic resonance, chaos transfer shown in an optomechanical microresonator

Researchers in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered a novel route to encode chaos on light...
optical frequency clock

Tiny optical frequency clock measures time accurately to 270 quintillionths of...

Device developed at UCLA Engineering could be used for improved timing, attosecond physics and measuring universal constants
lithium ion batteries

UMD Inventors to Change Future of Lithium Ion Batteries

Researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) are revolutionizing energy storage with a new class of aqueous electrolytes that makes batteries and other electrochemical...

A new paper-based test for the Zika virus

A new paper-based test developed at MIT and other institutions can diagnose Zika virus infection within a few hours. The test, which distinguishes Zika...

Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration 

Ultra-thin coating of biocompatible silk extends room-temperature shelf life of delicate berries, bananas
cellular mechanics

Lele flagella motor research develops novel insights in cellular mechanics

Dr. Pushkar Lele, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is developing novel insights in cellular mechanics...
Big Data

HKUST Establishes Laboratory on Big Data for Bio Intelligence

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) celebrated the opening of the HKUST The Big Data for Bio Intelligence Laboratory which is...
molybdenum disulfide

Molybdenum disulfide holds promise for light absorption

Rice researchers probe light-capturing properties of atomically thin MoS2
Cyber-Physical Systems

Building Security into Cyber-Physical Systems

We are immersed in a cyber-physical world. Information technology is deeply embedded in traditionally non-IT systems, including automobiles, the electric grid and emergency response....
battery technology

Clues on the path to a new battery technology

Charging produces highly reactive singlet oxygen in lithium air batteries

Beneficial biofilm works as a ‘probiotic’ to control biofouling

A team of chemical engineers at Penn State has developed a beneficial biofilm with the ability to prevent the biofouling of reverse osmosis (RO)...
Titanium Dioxide

Titanium Dioxide Exposure Increases Risk of Bacterial Infection

When human cells are exposed to titanium dioxide, a substance present in millions of consumer products, the risk for bacterial infection more than doubles without...
sea urchin’s

Sea urchin’s teeth inspire new design for space exploration device

The sea urchin’s intricate mouth and teeth are the model for a claw-like device developed by a team of engineers and marine biologists at...