Wednesday, January 16, 2019
preeclampsia

Treatments for Preeclampsia

One in 20 women around the world suffers from preeclampsia during pregnancy. It causes a rise in blood pressure and the kidneys...
flexible integrated circuits

Researchers Develop Design Tool to Help Inspire Flexible Electronics for Smart...

Electronics experts at the University of Southampton are collaborating on a design tool that could help introduce interactivity into everyday objects such...
photonic quantum

Programming Light on a Chip

Researchers from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed a new integrated photonics platform that can store...
nanoscale drug delivery

Bioinspired Nanoscale Drug Delivery Method

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and Washington State University researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at...

batteriesvideo

Cartilage Could Be Key to Safe ‘Structural Batteries’

Your knees and your smartphone battery have some surprisingly similar needs, a University of Michigan professor has discovered, and that new insight...

Atomic-scale capillaries

Atomic-Scale Capillaries Block Smallest Ions, Thanks to Graphene

Researchers at The University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute in the UK have succeeded in making artificial channels just one atom in size for the...
depression and addiction

Drug Combo Shows Promise in Treatment of Depression and Addiction

The combination of naltrexone and ketamine can help treat both symptoms of addiction and depression, a preliminary study by Yale University researchers...
Alzheimer’s disease

Immune Cell Defect Stimulates Alzheimer’s

The hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease is the appearance of insoluble and toxic protein deposits called amyloid plaques in the brain. Immune cells...
organic electronics

Breakthrough in Organic Electronics

The majority of our everyday electronics are based on inorganic semiconductors, such as silicon. Crucial to their function is a process called...
robot helper

Imperial Experts Create Robot Helper to Understand and Respond to Human Movement

The past decade has seen robots work increasingly with humans – for example in manufacturing, assistive devices for physically impaired individuals, and...
Wild insects

Wild Insects ‘Get Old’ Before They Die

Few studies have examined whether insects such as field crickets – whose adult life lasts a few weeks – experience “ageing” in...
breastfeeding, carbon emissions, hybrid planet

Long-Term Breastfeeding Sheds Light on Whether an Infant Becomes Right- or Left-Handed

Bottle feeding infants is associated with left-handedness, according to a new study from the University of Washington. The study found that the...
abdominal aneurysm

Customization for Patients with Abdominal Aneurysm Based on 3D Ultrasound Imaging

Aneurysms tend to occur in men over the age of sixty. To prevent them from rupturing, aneurysms with a diameter greater than...
circadian rhythms

Brain’s ‘Support Cells’ Help Mammals to Keep Time

Astrocytes are star-shaped nerve cells found in the brain and spinal cord that were thought to support neurons in regulating circadian rhythms –...

Tapping the MIT Talent Pool for the Future of Fusion

fusion energy
MIT graduate student Caroline Sorensen is using her talent for mechanical engineering to help advance a novel project within the domain of...

A New Way to Measure Solar Panel Degradation

Solar Panel Degradation, Hard Disk Drives, Ultrawide Bandgap Semiconductor, magnetic field sensors, Fuel Cells, Printed Electronics, Cobalt-Palladium Thin Films, hybrid improper ferroelectrics, Crystal Vibrations, blood vessels, Natural Gas, butadiene, Metasurface, measure electrical current, solar cells, Aircraft Ice, Semiconductor, acoustic device, optical devices, Hybrid Electrolyte, electrical bistability, nanomagnets, magnetic circuits, capacitor, data storage, Transistors, Transistor, Electricity, solar cells, Ultrasound, Nucleation processes, micro robot
Despite many benefits and relative popularity as a renewable energy source, eventually, the sun does set on even the best solar panels....

How Plants Regulate Sugar Deposition in Cell Walls

bioenergy crops
The Science Ultimately, researchers want to engineer bioenergy crops to accumulate large amounts of easy-to-use sugars. Researchers from the...