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CarePayment and DCS Global join forces to simplify patient billing process, improve hospitals’ finances
NEWS MEDICAL CarePayment and DCS Global have established a strategic partnership that combines the strength of DCS Global's revenue cycle solutions with... 17 hours
Look Up! NASA Launch Will Create Colorful Clouds
SPACE.COM NASA is hoping to execute a nighttime rocket launch that's designed to create artificial glowing clouds. These could be visible to millions of people along the U.S. East Coast tonight (June 18). 1 day
Cut US commercial building energy use 29 percent with widespread controls
PHYS.ORG Like driving a car despite a glowing check-engine light, large buildings often chug along without maintenance being performed on the building controls designed to keep them... 2 days
Atomic imperfections move quantum communication network closer to reality
PHYS.ORG An international team led by the University of Chicago's Institute for Molecular Engineering has discovered how to manipulate a weird quantum interface between light and matter in silicon carbide along... 2 days
Nonvolatile ferroelectric domain wall memory
Science Magazine Ferroelectric domain walls are atomically sharp topological defects that separate regions of uniform polarization. The discovery of electrical conductivity in specific types of walls gave rise to "domain wall nanoelectronics," a technology in which the wall (rather than... 2 days
Kansas jury awards $218M to farmers in Syngenta GMO suit
PHYS.ORG A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. 2 days
German parties salvage vote on social media hate posts bill
PHYS.ORG Germany's governing parties have cleared the way for parliament to vote on legislation designed to get illegal content such as hate speech or defamatory fake news removed quickly... 2 days
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CERN VIDEO Stefania Pandolfi View of a short-model magnet for the High Luminosity LHC quadrupole. (Image: Robert Hradil, Monika Majer/ProStudio22.ch) While the Large Hadron... 2 days
BetterYou vitamin D oral spray highly commended at the Veggie Awards 2017
NEWS MEDICAL An innovative way of boosting vitamin D levels has scooped an accolade in the Best Supplement category at the Veggie Awards 2017- a true... 2 days
Novel Nanopsis technology quadruples magnification power of regular optical microscope
NEWS MEDICAL A British nanotech invention has revolutionized the humble optical microscope by quadrupling its magnification power to a level far beyond what could previously be achieved with visible light. 2 days
Forget the insight of a lone genius—innovation is an evolving process of trial and error
PHYS.ORG Scientific discovery is popularly believed to result from the sheer genius of intellectual stars such as Darwin and... 2 days
Technological innovation 'trumps' politics
PHYS.ORG Technological innovation, often induced by national and sub-national policies, is a key driver of global climate and energy policy ambition and action. Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement will hardly affect this trend. 2 days
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PHYS.ORG VIDEO McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into... 2 days
ESA to develop gravitational wave space mission with NASA support
PHYS.ORG ESA (the European Space Agency) has selected the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (LISA) for its third large-class mission in the agency's Cosmic Vision science program. The three-spacecraft constellation... 2 days
Scientists design unique energy absorbing container
PHYS.ORG Researchers have developed a technology to ensure the safety and efficiency of fragile equipment like high-precision devices weighing up to 8 kg when dropped from 125 meters height to a hard surface. It's a protective container... 2 days
Cognitive decline may be prevented using interventions but may be inadequate says report
NEWS MEDICAL New research shows that there are several interventions that could help prevent cognitive decline. According to the latest report entitled “Preventing Cognitive... 3 days
Biologist develops new method to calculate populations of elusive species
SCIENCE DAILY An innovative new method of estimating the density of snake populations without employing the capture-mark-recapture technique has been created by a biologist. 3 days
An enzyme to synthetize carbohydrates designed
SCIENCE DAILY Sugar or carbohydrate synthesis is important for the development of diagnostic tests, vaccines and new drugs. In a study, researchers have synthesized carbohydrates with enzymes through a reaction that was not much studied so far on... 3 days
Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have built a camera that does not need lenses to focus light. 3 days
Study: Gunmakers ramping up production, focusing on 'freedom and security' message
ABC NEWS Gun makers have boosted production in recent years, focusing on more high-caliber pistols and rifles designed for self-defense, a new study finds. 3 days
Study: Gun makers ramping up production, focusing on 'freedom and security' message
ABC NEWS Gun makers have boosted production in recent years, focusing on more “high-caliber” pistols and rifles designed for self-defense, a new study finds. 3 days
Lab grown human colons change study of GI disease
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists used human pluripotent stem cells to generate human embryonic colons in a laboratory that function much like natural human tissues when transplanted into mice, according to new research. The... 3 days
Flexible wearable electronics use body heat for energy
SCIENCE DAILY In a proof-of-concept study, engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only... 3 days
researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology Researchers develop landmark achievement in walking technology
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Researchers at the College of Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a novel design approach for exoskeletons and prosthetic limbs that incorporates direct feedback from the human body. The findings were published this... 3 days
New design improves performance of flexible wearable electronics
PHYS.ORG In a proof-of-concept study, North Carolina State University engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that has the potential to rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body... 3 days
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies (Update)
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 3 days
Switchable DNA mini-machines store information
PHYS.ORG Biomedical engineers have built simple machines out of DNA, consisting of arrays whose units switch reversibly between two different shapes. 3 days
Sea sponges stay put with anchors that bend but don't break
SCIENCE DAILY The anchors that hold Venus' flower basket sea sponges to the ocean floor have an internal architecture that increases their ability to bend, according to a... 3 days
Assembly principles and structure of a 6.5-MDa bacterial microcompartment shell
Science Magazine Many bacteria contain primitive organelles composed entirely of protein. These bacterial microcompartments share a common architecture of an enzymatic core encapsulated in a selectively permeable protein shell; prominent... 3 days
A catalytic fluoride-rebound mechanism for C(sp3)-CF3 bond formation
Science Magazine The biological properties of trifluoromethyl compounds have led to their ubiquity in pharmaceuticals, yet their chemical properties have made their preparation a substantial challenge, necessitating innovative chemical solutions. We report the serendipitous... 3 days
Breaking Lorentz reciprocity to overcome the time-bandwidth limit in physics and engineering
Science Magazine A century-old tenet in physics and engineering asserts that any type of system, having bandwidth , can interact with a wave over only a... 3 days
Jerry Nelson, astronomer who built advanced telescopes, dies
PHYS.ORG Jerry Nelson, an astronomer who designed advanced telescopes that help scientists glimpse far reaches of the universe, has died in California. He was 73. 3 days
Sea sponges stay put with anchors that bend but don't break
PHYS.ORG Sea sponges known as Venus' flower baskets remain fixed to the sea floor with nothing more than an array of thin, hair-like anchors made essentially of... 3 days
The world's first 3-D printed reinforced concrete bridge starts to take shape
PHYS.ORG Today the Built Environment department's concrete printer starts printing the world's first 3-D printed reinforced, pre-stressed concrete bridge. The cycle bridge will be part... 3 days
Prostheses with controlled degradation rate
PHYS.ORG Since magnesium alloys are degradable, they could provide an alternative to the metals traditionally used as prostheses, connecting parts to heal bones or as stents for cardiovascular problems. A study by the UPV/EHU Faculty of Engineering in Bilbao... 3 days
Researchers develop catalyst that mimics the Z-scheme of photosynthesis
PHYS.ORG A team of chemists from the University of Kentucky and the Institute of Physics Research of Mar del Plata in Argentina has just reported a way to trigger a fundamental... 3 days
NRL issued patent for solar microbial fuel cell
PHYS.ORG The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL), Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, has received a U.S. patent for a self-assembling, self-repairing, and self-contained microbial photoelectrochemical solar cell driven entirely by sunlight and... 3 days
ultra thin camera creates images without lenses Ultra-thin camera creates images without lenses
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Traditional cameras—even those on the thinnest of cell phones—cannot be truly flat due to their optics: lenses that require a certain shape and size in order to function. At Caltech, engineers have developed a new camera... 3 days
Stereotypes still affect females' career aspirations in STEM topics
PHYS.ORG Masculine stereotypes of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects corrupt the self-concept of female students and their career aspirations in such areas. 3 days
Could a dedicated mission to Enceladus detect microbial life there?
PHYS.ORG Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is best known for its numerous geysers ejecting plumes of water and ice. These eruptive fountains perplex researchers searching for signs of microbial life... 3 days
Computer-designed antibodies target toxins associated with Alzheimer's disease
MNT Researchers at the University of Cambridge have designed antibodies that target the protein deposits in the brain associated with Alzheimer's disease, and stop their production. 3 days
NYT Bestseller Celebrates Trailblazing Women in Science [Deal]
SPACE.COM From Poland's Marie Curie to Harlem’s Patricia Bath, Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World is an illustrated glossary that highlights the contributions women have made to the fields... 4 days
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ASTRO WATCH ESA has designed its first stand-alone CubeSat mission for deep space – aimed at targeting a little- known class of asteroid: small in size and rapidly... 4 days
Selective targeting of primary and secondary nucleation pathways in A{beta}42 aggregation using a rational antibody scanning method
Science Magazine Antibodies targeting Aβ42 are under intense scrutiny because of their therapeutic potential for Alzheimer’s... 4 days
Cost-effective conservation of amphibian ecology and evolution
Science Magazine Habitat loss is the most important threat to species survival, and the efficient selection of priority areas is fundamental for good systematic conservation planning. Using amphibians as a conservation target, we designed an innovative... 4 days
Simple method could help reduce ever-growing risk of bacterial resistance
NEWS MEDICAL Hebrew University researchers have developed a test for efficiently classifying bacterial strains as tolerant, resistant, or persistent. If implemented in the hospital setting, this innovation could help to... 4 days
US textile industry returning to life
PHYS.ORG After years of losing market share to overseas manufacturers, American textile and fiber makers say their industry is turning around. A story in Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly newsmagazine of the American Chemical Society,... 4 days
elon musk releases details of plan to colonise mars here s what a planetary expert thinks Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here's what a planetary expert thinks
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has released new details of his vision to... 4 days
Reverse engineering mysterious 500-million-year-old fossils that confound our tree of life
PHYS.ORG Paleontologists like us are used to working with fossils that would seem bizarre to many biologists accustomed to living creatures. And as we go farther back... 4 days
Vanderbilt engineers use coffee grounds to develop novel surgical tool
NEWS MEDICAL Imagine plopping six cups of coffee grounds on the heads of patients just before they are wheeled into the operating room to have nose or throat surgery? In... 4 days
Helium balloons offer low-cost flights to the stratosphere
PHYS.ORG Using off-the-shelf technology and innovative economics, lightweight helium balloons have started carrying remote-controlled laboratories to the edge of space and back, offering the business case for new types of science missions. 4 days
Image: Deployment of the space station's roll-out solar array experiment
PHYS.ORG Over the weekend of June 17-18, 2017, engineers on the ground remotely operated the International Space Station's robotic Canadarm2 to extract the Roll Out Solar Array (ROSA) experiment... 4 days
Assist astronomers' new hunt for Earth-like planets
PHYS.ORG Last year an international team of astronomers led by Dr Guillem Anglada-Escudé, of Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), discovered a planet around the closest star to our Sun, Proxima Centauri. Details of the... 4 days
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ESA Replay: Announced at the Paris Air and Space Show, a new Space Exploration Masters to encourage business innovation and new technology transfer benefititng Earth 4 days
Cyber boost: New operating system will improve Navy computing power
PHYS.ORG With support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), Dr. Binoy Ravindran, an engineering professor at Virginia Tech, has designed a system that could revolutionize how military and... 4 days
New joint research initiative to introduce social robotics, artificial intelligence into clinical health care
NEWS MEDICAL McMaster and Ryerson universities today announced the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce... 5 days
Bristol scientist develops novel ophthalmic device that could prevent vision loss worldwide
NEWS MEDICAL Dr Shelby Temple, from the University of Bristol's School of Biological Sciences, has been named Innovator of the Year 2017 for his ground-breaking work into polarization... 5 days
UAlberta EMPATHY program reduces depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts in youth
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Alberta pilot program designed to promote mental health skills in youth significantly lessened cases of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. 5 days
Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility
NEWS MEDICAL Nationwide Children's Hospital and Honda announced today a $1 million gift from the automaker to establish the Honda Center for Gait Analysis... 5 days
UAlberta EMPATHY program reduces depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts, study finds
NEWS MEDICAL A University of Alberta pilot program designed to promote mental health skills in youth significantly lessened cases of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts. 5 days
Positive engagement in preschool key to developmental gains
SCIENCE DAILY Many interventions and programs designed to improve low-income children's lives focus on providing high-quality early-childhood education. Preschool classrooms that are emotionally supportive, well-organized, and cognitively stimulating can help boost children's learning and... 5 days
How six cups of ground coffee can improve nose, throat surgery
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers have designed a 'granular jamming cap' filled with coffee grounds that can improve the accuracy of the sophisticated 'GPS' system that surgeons use for nose... 5 days
Simple tactic results in dramatic water conservation, study shows
SCIENCE DAILY Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative, inexpensive and simple tactic that will really change how people think about watering their lawns. The tactic? A straightforward road... 5 days
Scientists develop innovative, atomic resonance-based method to measure electric fields
PHYS.ORG In the last decades, mobile phones and other wireless devices have become central features of life around the globe. These devices radiate varied amounts of electromagnetic energy and... 5 days
Simple tactic results in dramatic water conservation, study shows
PHYS.ORG Rain or shine has new meaning thanks to an innovative, inexpensive and simple tactic developed by researchers at Florida Atlantic University that will really change how people think about watering... 5 days
Researchers lend expertise to TAMEST shale task force report
PHYS.ORG Danny Reible and Denny Bullard in the Whitacre College of Engineering examined the impact of shale oil and gas production on water quality. 5 days
Building a biological control switch with light, genetics, and engineering ingenuity
PHYS.ORG A user-friendly switch for controlling room temperature, the thermostat is a classic example of the kind of tools engineers build. 5 days
Ship autopilot steers during evasive manoeuvres and docking
PHYS.ORG VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is developing safe steering for the remote-monitored and controlled autonomous ships of the future. The new technology has been developed for navigation systems and ship autopilots,... 5 days
Engineers transform food waste into green energy
PHYS.ORG In a classic tale of turning trash into treasure, two different processes soon may be the favored dynamic duo to turn food waste into green energy, according to a new Cornell-led study in the... 5 days
tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research Tiny bubbles provide tremendous propulsion in new microparticles research
PHYS.ORG VIDEO An innovative technique using light and tiny bubbles to propel microparticles at forces many times greater than previously achieved has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers. 5 days
Scientists design bioactive nanomaterial that excels at stimulating bone regeneration
NEWS MEDICAL There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now Northwestern University scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that... 6 days
Pfizer initiates Phase 1 trial of investigational GBS vaccine
NEWS MEDICAL Pfizer Inc. today announced that it has started a Phase 1 trial in healthy volunteers of PF-06760805, an investigational vaccine designed to help protect against Group B Streptococcus (GBS) infection. 6 days
Sugar-coated nanomaterial excels at promoting bone growth
SCIENCE DAILY There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that is so good at stimulating bone regeneration it... 6 days
Sugar-coated nanomaterial excels at promoting bone growth
PHYS.ORG There hasn't been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now Northwestern University scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that is so good at stimulating bone... 6 days
Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt
PHYS.ORG Grocers trying to compete with the threat of a combined Amazon and Whole Foods will have to make their stores more appealing, leverage their locations to offer delivery and do a better... 6 days
New technology for autonomous ship navigation systems
SCIENCE DAILY A safe steering for the remote-monitored and controlled autonomous ships of the future is currently under development. The new technology has been developed for navigation systems and ship autopilots, which steer ships automatically. 6 days
IDT introduces novel rhAmp technology for accurate, cost-effective SNP analysis
NEWS MEDICAL Reflecting its mission to provide innovative solutions to the genomics community, Integrated DNA Technologies introduces its unique rhAmp™ SNP Genotyping System, enabling researchers to make accurate and confident... 6 days
New three-in-one blood test opens door to precision medicine for prostate cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have developed a three-in-one blood test that could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer through use of precision drugs designed to target mutations... 6 days
Scientists develop new three-in-one blood test that could transform prostate cancer treatment
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists have developed a three-in-one blood test that could transform treatment of advanced prostate cancer through use of precision drugs designed to target mutations... 6 days
Advanced Functional Fabrics of America opens headquarters steps from MIT campus
MIT New AFFOA facility represents a significant MIT investment in advanced manufacturing innovation. 7 days
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