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sports medicine

Building Safer, Healthier Athletes

This story originally appeared in Yale Engineering magazine.  Since it was first offered, the course Medical Device Design and Innovation...
smallest wearable device

World’s Smallest Wearable Device Warns of Uv Exposure, Enables Precision Phototherapy

The world’s smallest wearable, battery-free device has been developed by Northwestern Medicine and Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering scientists to measure exposure to light...
terahertz radiation

Physicists Conduct Study of Terahertz Radiation in Liquids

Terahertz electromagnetic radiation can easily pass through most materials except metals and water. Today, it is widely used in security systems used to detect...
myopia

Does Playing Computer Games in Childhood Damage Your Eyes?

According to a new study by researchers in King’s School of Life Course Sciences, time spent playing computer games and being born in the summer are...
quantum science

Quantum Science Turns Social

In a future characterized by algorithms with ever increasing computational power, it becomes essential to understand the difference between human and machine intelligence. This...
bacterial infection

Can an Exhausted Lung Cell of a Smoker Fight Bacterial Infection?

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have discovered how lung cell exhaustion affects a patient’s ability to fight diseases. Their findings are published in the American Journal...
solar panels

Making Solar Panels That Last Half a Century

A team of solar energy researchers from Case Western Reserve University has been awarded $1.35 million from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office to...
X-ray imaging

Invention by NUS Chemists Opens the Door to Safer and Less...

Highly sensitive X-ray detector that incorporates novel nanocrystals reduces diagnostic radiation dose Medical imaging, such as X-ray or computerised tomography (CT), may soon be cheaper...
sleep

Sleep Strengthens the Active Prediction of Regular Procedures

Sleep consolidates previously acquired knowledge and thereby contributes to the formation of long-term memory. In a new study, Nicolas Lutz, Ines Wolf and Stefanie Hübner...
business model, supply chain, vloyen

New Business Platform “Moves the Cheese”

Vloyen disrupts the status quo, changing the game and introducing something new
silicone adhesion

Looked at Your Feet

Geckos, spiders and beetles make it happen: thanks to special adhesive elements on their feet, they can effortlessly run on ceilings or walls. Biological functions...
solar cell material

Shining X-Ray Light on Perovskites for Better Solar Cells

Named after a mineral discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia, perovskites have taken center stage as a class of materials with properties that...
autistic disorders

Synapses Causing Autistic Disorders

Autism spectrum disorders are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental disorders, one of the main features of which is the alteration of social communication. But what...
silicone

Inspired by Feet

Geckos, spiders and beetles have shown us how to do it: thanks to special adhesive elements on their feet, they can easily run along...
quantum computers

Quantum Computing: Learning to Speak a Whole New Technology

Imagine trying to use a computer that looks and acts like no computer you've ever seen. There is no keyboard. There is no screen....
kidney transplant

Stanford Researchers Team up to Fight Common Viral Infection in Kidney...

Organ transplants save lives, but the immune-suppressing drugs needed to protect a transplant leave the recipient susceptible to potentially deadly infections like cytomegalovirus, or...
Sugar improves memory

Sugar Improves Memory in Over-60s – Helping Them Work Smarter

A small dose of sugar can improve memory in older adults, motivate them to work harder and puts them in a good mood...
Osteoarthritis

Nano and Micro Unite to Cure Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects 80% of the population over 75 years of age and there is currently no treatment to cure it. Only relief of inflammation and...
quantum computers

Microscopic Trampoline May Help Create Networks of Quantum Computers

Take a bounce: A microscopic trampoline could help engineers to overcome a major hurdle for quantum computers, researchers from CU Boulder and the National...
atrial fibrillation

Mobile Health Devices Diagnose Hidden Heart Condition in At-Risk Populations

Wearable mobile health devices improved the rate of diagnosis of a dangerous and often hidden heart condition called atrial fibrillation (AFib), according to a...