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screen potential drugs

With New NIH Support, Florida Scientists to Develop Faster, Cheaper Way...

An innovative proposal to dramatically reduce the cost of drug discovery has won Scripps Research chemist Thomas Kodadek, PhD, one of ten Transformative Research awards...
smart technologies

Making Roads Safer in an Age of Self-Driving Vehicles and Smart...

A £1.7m project, funded by Innovate UK, has developed smart technologies to help driverless vehicles connect and communicate with each other and their surroundings...
Preclinical Data for ARQ 531

ArQule Announces Publication of Preclinical Data for ARQ 531, a Reversible...

ArQule, Inc. today announced the publication of preclinical study data for ARQ 531, the Company’s rationally-designed, reversible inhibitor of both wild type and C481S-mutant...
brain scans

Revealing Brain Scans: AI Can Predict Personality

MRI image data can reveal information on a person’s personality traits. This was shown by scientists from Forschungszentrum Jülich and the University of Düsseldorf...
stem cells

NUS Researchers Confine Mature Cells to Turn Them into Stem Cells

Stem cells are the blank slate on which all specialised cells in our bodies are built and they are the foundation for every organ...
Qubits

Qubits as Valves: Controlling Quantum Heat Engines

Researchers from Aalto University are designing nano-sized quantum heat engines to explore whether they may be able to outperform classical heat engines in terms...
climate change

Greener Energy Generation Alone Will Not Help Us Reach Climate Goals

Transporting goods, heating buildings and manufacturing products all rely on fossil fuels. Without serious change now in these sectors, we will be ‘locked in’...
Silicon-Perovskite Solar Cells

Silicon-Perovskite Solar Cells Achieve Record Efficiency of 25,2%

In the field of photovoltaic technologies, silicon-based solar cells make up 90% of the market. In terms of cost, stability and efficiency (20-22% for...
global warming

Transforming Our Lives Can Limit Global Warming to 1.5c Without New...

The new study, published today in Nature Energy, is the first to show how the 1.5oC global warming target can be reached without increasing our...
Fine-tuning a new crop

Fine-Tuning a New Crop That Saves Soil, Produces Grain and Forage...

On a splendid May day, Valentin Picasso is visiting tests of a crop called kernza at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station north of Madison....
magnetic element

Scientists Discover New Magnetic Element

A new experimental discovery, led by researchers at the University of Minnesota, demonstrates that the chemical element ruthenium (Ru) is the fourth single element...
MEA chipvideo

Imec Presents Novel Organ-on-Chip Platform for Drug Screening

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technologies, presents this week at its technology forum ITF 2018 (Antwerp, May 23-24),...
wastewater

Microlitter – a Challenge for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Finnish Environment Institute Researcher and M.Sc. Julia Talvitie’s doctoral dissertation indicates that wastewater treatment plants function well overall for microlitter removal. The vast majority (approx. 99%)...
X-ray pulses

X-Rays from Tabletop Lasers Allows Scientists to Peer Through the ‘Water...

The technique means advanced measurements of fast reactions will now be possible in physics labs around the world, without having to wait to use...
quantum computingvideo

Primed for a Quantum Leap in Research

Since being proposed a half-century ago, quantum computing has been confined to science fiction and the daydreams of physicists. Then that all changed. “In the last...
water-based battery

Researchers Have Developed a Water-Based Battery to Store Solar and Wind...

Stanford researchers have developed a water-based battery that could provide a cheap way to store wind or solar energy generated when the sun is...
artificially intelligent wheelchair

Self-Driving AI Wheelchair Edges Closer to Aiding People with Disabilities

The research prize will help a team at Imperial College London to develop a self-driving, self-navigating wheelchair for paralysed people who can lead with their gaze....
batteriesvideo

Imec Reaches Milestone for Next-Gen Solid-State Batteries to Power Future Long-Range...

Imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics, energy and digital technologies and partner in EnergyVille, has fabricated an innovative type of solid-state...
magnets

Toyota Develops New Magnet for Electric Motors Aiming to Reduce Use...

World's first neodymium-reduced, heat-resistant magnet developed by Toyota Key element of the foundation required to popularize electrified vehicles Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announces that...
Quantum Systems

DARPA Program Aims to Extend Lifetime of Quantum Systems

Whether it is excited electrons emitting photons in a lightbulb or the vibrational frequency of atoms in an atomic clock, quantum phenomena are simultaneously...