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Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

UTA Researcher Wins CAREER Grant to Develop Nanomaterials to Treat Antibiotic-Resistant...

A researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER, grant...
Influenza viruses

Biochemists Discover Mechanism That Helps Flu Viruses Evolve

Influenza viruses mutate rapidly, which is why flu vaccines have to be redesigned every year. A new study from MIT sheds light on just...
electronic devices

Virginia Tech’s Qiang Li Works to Improve Battery Life in Small...

In a world with innumerable small electronic devices, battery life has become a major concern. We often grumble about how often we need to...
Superconductors

NSF Funds Research into Superconductivity

A Binghamton University physicist hopes to broaden our understanding of superconductivity with support from a prestigious National Science Foundation grant. Pegor Aynajian, whose research focuses...
Prosthetics

Jonsson School Professor Earns NSF Grant for Prosthetics Innovation

Dr. Robert Gregg has devoted years of research to helping lower-limb amputees and stroke survivors walk again. A new grant from the National Science...
Viruses

Chemistry Team Works to Make Medicines Go Viral with New NSF...

Over time, viruses have evolved very efficient methods for making us sick, but a UT Dallas researcher thinks that same efficiency could be exploited...
hyperbolic materials

Controlling Forces Between Atoms, Molecules, Promising for ‘2-D Hyperbolic’ Materials

A new approach to control forces and interactions between atoms and molecules, such as those employed by geckos to climb vertical surfaces, could bring...
spinal tissue

Engineer Aims to Grow Spinal Tissue in Lab

For a soldier who suffered a spinal cord injury on the battlefield, the promise of regenerative medicine is to fully repair the resulting limb...
wireless devices

UGA Researcher Explores How Light Can Solve Wireless Space Shortage

The proliferation of wireless devices may make daily life easier, but their signals are crowding an already limited number of available radio frequencies that...
Cellular

A New Cellular Frontier

What if you could find another way to fight cancer by approaching it from an engineering perspective, acting on the cellular process by which...
acoustics

Researchers Use Technology to Virtually Recreate Concert Hall Acoustics

From the sweeping sounds of strings to the full and hearty woodwinds, live orchestral performances have a way of enveloping listeners within musical compositions....
lasers

Building a Bright Future for Lasers

Invisible to the human eye, terahertz electromagnetic waves can “see through" everything from fog and clouds to wood and masonry — an attribute that holds...
battery

A Better Battery: One-time Pollutant May Become Valued Product to Aid...

Chemists at Oregon State University have discovered that one or more organic compounds in a family that traditionally has been known as pollutants could...
brain development

A New View of Brain Development: Scientists Uncover Striking Differences Between...

Columbia scientists have found that spikes in the activity of neurons in young mice do not spur corresponding boosts in blood flow — a...
SupraSensor

SupraSensor could be super tool for precision agriculture

Fundamental chemistry research leads to a new sensor that gives farmers a more accurate read on fertilizer needs, avoiding waste Preserving the environment and developing...
video

How Wi-Fi can give us X-ray vision

An earthquake strikes a major city, a large building collapses and people are trapped inside. How can rescuers know how many people are trapped...