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spacewalk goes into overtime as cosmonauts deploy satellites collect science Spacewalk Goes into Overtime as Cosmonauts Deploy Satellites, Collect Science
ASTRO WATCH The two cosmonauts on board the International Space Station donned spacesuits and stepped outside the outpost... 2 days
Can Twitter aid disaster response? New research examines how
SCIENCE DAILY With over 500 million tweets sent every single day, new research is investigating innovative ways to use that data to help communities respond during unexpected catastrophes. 3 days
Liquid crystalline cellulose-based nematogels
Science Magazine Physical properties of composite materials can be pre-engineered by controlling their structure and composition at the mesoscale. However, approaches to achieving this are limited and rarely scalable. We introduce a new breed of self-assembled nematogels formed by an orientationally ordered... 3 days
Spider silk protein may be useful for engineering artificial cardiac tissue
SCIENCE DAILY Ever more people are suffering from cardiac insufficiency. The main cause of reduced cardiac functionality lies in the irreversible loss of cardiac muscle cells due to... 3 days
Engineers deliver new key components to help power a fusion energy experiment
PHYS.ORG Fusion power, which lights the sun and stars, requires temperatures of millions of degrees to fuse the particles inside plasma, a soup of charged... 3 days
Can Twitter aid disaster response? New research examines how
PHYS.ORG With over 500 million tweets sent every single day, new research from the Penn State College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) is investigating innovative ways to use that data... 3 days
Solutal Marangoni flows of miscible liquid drive transport without surface contamination
PHYS.ORG A research team led by Hyoungsoo Kim, a professor of Mechanical Engineering at KAIST, succeeded in quantifying the phenomenon called, the Marangoni effect, which occurs at... 3 days
how we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours a new idea about environment and genes How we inherit masculine and feminine behaviours: a new idea about environment and genes
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The now infamous Google memo, written by engineer James Damore, has inflamed longstanding debates about the differences between women and... 3 days
Scientists use standard office scanner as a tool for soil color evaluation
PHYS.ORG A scientist of the Soil Science Department of the Lomonosov Moscow State University and her colleagues have designed a simple technique for quantitatively characterizing... 3 days
Integra's product family now includes automation friendly reagent reservoirs
NEWS MEDICAL INTEGRA has expanded its Clear Advantage™ product family to include innovative automation friendly reagent reservoirs that result in the lowest possible dead volume – saving on reagents – reduce plastic... 3 days
New Genova Bio Life Science Spectrophotometer launched by Jenway®
NEWS MEDICAL Cole-Parmer Ltd announced today that Jenway®, a leading UK manufacturer of analytical laboratory instruments, has launched the new Genova Bio Life Science Spectrophotometer. The Genova Bio, a UV/visible spectrophotometer, has... 3 days
Model for lighter armor developed
SCIENCE DAILY Engineers are working on developing new light-weight ceramic materials that resist fracture. They are working to better understand exactly how these materials, which are suited for Soldier personal protection and Army systems, fracture, and how they can be... 3 days
New terahertz imaging approach could speed up skin cancer detection
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining computational approaches designed to speed up image acquisition. 3 days
Engineering team images tiny quasicrystals as they form
SCIENCE DAILY What makes quasicrystals so interesting? Their unusual structure. Now scientists are actively pursuing this relatively new area of study. 4 days
Evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks
SCIENCE DAILY New technologies for analyzing DNA may transform how imperiled species are considered and managed for conservation protection, according to a study. These technologies can be applied to a wide range of species around the world --... 4 days
After a coma left him blind and in a wheelchair, this undergrad invented a new way of teaching math
Science Magazine Process-driven math seeks to teach disabled students using sound, not... 4 days
AI implications: Engineer's model lays groundwork for machine-learning device
PHYS.ORG In what could be a small step for science potentially leading to a breakthrough, an engineer at Washington University in St. Louis has taken steps toward using nanocrystal networks for... 4 days
Two-dimensional sp2 carbon-conjugated covalent organic frameworks
Science Magazine We synthesized a two-dimensional (2D) crystalline covalent organic framework (sp2c-COF) that was designed to be fully -conjugated and constructed from all sp2 carbons by C=C condensation reactions of tetrakis(4-formylphenyl)pyrene and 1,4-phenylenediacetonitrile. The C=C linkages topologically connect... 4 days
In situ architecture, function, and evolution of a contractile injection system
Science Magazine Contractile injection systems mediate bacterial cell-cell interactions by a bacteriophage tail–like structure. In contrast to extracellular systems, the type 6 secretion system (T6SS) is defined by... 4 days
Slippery liquid surfaces confuse mussels
PHYS.ORG It all began with a bet at a conference in Italy in 2013. Nicolas Vogel, Ph.D., then a postdoctoral fellow in Joanna Aizenberg's lab at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and Harvard's John... 4 days
New terahertz imaging could be useful tool for detecting early-stage skin cancer
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining computational approaches designed to... 4 days
This blind, wheelchair-bound undergrad just invented a new way of teaching math—and got an NSF grant for it
Science Magazine Process-driven math seeks to teach disabled students using sound, not sight 4 days
New study challenges long-accepted views on human-autonomy interaction
PHYS.ORG A team of Army scientists and engineers have challenged long-held views in the area of human-autonomy interaction to change the way science involves people, especially in developing advanced technical systems that involve... 4 days
How the genome sets its functional micro-architecture
PHYS.ORG The genes that are involved in the development of the fetus are activated in different tissues and at different times. Their expression is carefully regulated by so-called "enhancer sequences", which are often located far... 4 days
Telling people not to 'down' drinks could make them drink more
SCIENCE DAILY Campaigns designed to stop young people 'bolting' drinks can be ineffective and can even make them more likely to do it, new research suggests. 4 days
Watch Live Thursday: Russian Cosmonauts Take a Spacewalk
SPACE.COM Russian cosmonauts Fyodor Yurchikhin, who commands the Expeditionn 52 mission, and Sergey Ryazanski, a flight engineer, are taking a six-hour spacewalk today. 4 days
New terahertz imaging approach could speed up skin cancer detection
PHYS.ORG Researchers have developed a new terahertz imaging approach that, for the first time, can acquire micron-scale resolution images while retaining computational approaches designed to speed up image acquisition.... 4 days
How the genome sets its functional micro-architecture
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists now show how DNA is organized into specific regions, and that this depends on a combination of genomic distance and the presence of the CTCF protein. 4 days
Researchers develop dissolvable, easy-to-use milk capsules
PHYS.ORG Have your coffee without spilling the milk: Researchers at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have developed a milk capsule that dissolves when placed in a hot drink. Not only does this reduce the consumption of packaging... 4 days
Zooming in on climate predictions
PHYS.ORG In the quest to better understand climate change, there is plenty we still don't know. But the question isn't whether or not climate change is happening. "What we sometimes hear on the news is political manufactured uncertainty," said... 4 days
Going nano in the fight against cancer
PHYS.ORG Imagine being able to see the signs of cancer decades before we can now. URI Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor Daniel Roxbury and researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have invented a technique that... 4 days
Sanford Health launches solid tumor oncolytic virus clinical trial
NEWS MEDICAL Sanford Health is the first site in the United States to launch a clinical trial using a genetically-engineered virus that aims to destroy therapy-resistant tumors. 4 days
Who Invented the Light Bulb?
LIVE SCIENCE Many notable figures — not only Thomas Edison — contributed to the development of this revolutionary technology. 4 days
Online education enhances administration of blood clot-preventing medications
NEWS MEDICAL Results of a yearlong study funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) with more than 900 nurses at The Johns Hopkins Hospital suggest that well-designed online education can decrease the rate... 4 days
Online education boosts proper use of drugs that prevent blood clots
SCIENCE DAILY Well-designed online education can decrease the rate of nonadministration of prescribed and necessary doses of blood thinners to prevent potentially lethal blood clots in hospitalized patients. 4 days
Women coders respond to ex-Googler Damore: Nope.
PHYS.ORG The ex-Google engineer fired for suggesting women are innately less apt at computing has doubled down on his criticism of diversity efforts, suggesting programs to bring women and girls into coding are "deceitful" and... 5 days
Study reveals the evolutionary history of imperiled salmon stocks
PHYS.ORG New technologies for analyzing DNA may transform how imperiled species are considered and managed for conservation protection, according to a study published today in the journal Science Advances and led... 5 days
Researchers produce smart fabric to neutralize nerve gas
PHYS.ORG From the lab of City College of New York chemical engineer and Fulbright Scholar Teresa J. Bandosz comes a groundbreaking development with the potential to thwart chemical warfare agents: smart textiles with... 5 days
Medical News Today: Under-skin transplants show promise for type 1 diabetes
MNT Using tissue engineering, researchers show a way forward for treating type 1 diabetes by implanting insulin-producing islet cells under the skin. 5 days
"Fixed-field" accelerator transports multiple particle beams at a wide range of energies through a single beam pipe
PHYS.ORG An advanced particle accelerator designed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory... 5 days
How an open approach to patents could help build a sustainable future
PHYS.ORG To sustain a population of 9.7 billion people by 2050 the world is going to need innovations that make careful use of the available resources, human... 5 days
Scientists reveal engineered fusion protein that could recover blood vessel health
NEWS MEDICAL Scientists from Boston Children's Hospital Vascular Biology Program have revealed an engineered fusion protein that could recover blood vessel health following the onset of hypertension, atherosclerosis,... 5 days
Recycled office chairs transformed into hard-shell backpacks and bicycle panniers
PHYS.ORG Old office chairs are being transformed into hard-shell backpacks and bicycle panniers as part of an innovative new project. 5 days
Asynt’s new DrySyn UNO offers unmatched experimental versatility in small footprint
NEWS MEDICAL Asynt announces DrySyn UNO - a versatile new heating block system designed to enable chemists to perform heated and stirred experiments in single flasks and vials. 5 days
Smartphone interventions may help middle-aged, older adults cope with serious mental illness
NEWS MEDICAL The use of new technologies in geriatric psychiatry shows promise for advancing personalized medicine and improving patient care. 5 days
Lab-grown miniature blood vessels mimic rare Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
NEWS MEDICAL Biomedical engineers have grown miniature human blood vessels that exhibit many of the symptoms and drug reactions associated with Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome -- an extremely rare genetic disease that causes... 5 days
How friction evolves during an earthquake
PHYS.ORG By simulating earthquakes in a lab, engineers at Caltech have documented the evolution of friction during an earthquake—measuring what could once only be inferred, and shedding light on one of the biggest unknowns in earthquake modeling. 6 days
Now you can levitate liquids and insects at home
SCIENCE DAILY Levitation techniques are no longer confined to the laboratory thanks to engineers who have developed an easier way for suspending matter in mid-air by developing a 3-D-printed acoustic levitator. 6 days
Smarter robot vacuum cleaners for automated office cleaning
SCIENCE DAILY Can you really use Outlook to make sure your office floor gets vacuumed? Absolutely! Engineers are developing an intelligent cleaning concept for smart offices. A robot vacuum cleaner automatically takes care of... 6 days
Changes to high-risk medical devices often supported by low-quality research
SCIENCE DAILY Clinical trials that test changes in the design or use of high-risk medical devices are often poorly designed, and can rely on inadequate or potentially biased data, according... 6 days
Now you can levitate liquids and insects at home
PHYS.ORG Levitation techniques are no longer confined to the laboratory thanks to University of Bristol engineers who have developed an easier way for suspending matter in mid-air by developing a 3D-printed... 6 days
Artificial blood vessels mimic rare accelerated aging disease
SCIENCE DAILY Biomedical engineers have grown miniature human blood vessels using stem cells taken from patients with an extremely rare genetic disease called progeria that causes symptoms resembling accelerated aging in children. The blood... 6 days
Viruses up their game in arms race with immune system
SCIENCE DAILY Myxoma virus -- introduced to control the rabbit population in Australia in 1950 -- has developed a deadly ability to suppress the immune response in host rabbits. This... 6 days
Buildings to generate their own power with innovative glass blocks
PHYS.ORG Buildings could soon be able to convert the sun's energy into electricity without the need for solar panels, thanks to innovative new technology. 6 days
Look ma, no hands: Researchers use vacuum for hands-free patterning of liquid metal
PHYS.ORG VIDEO North Carolina State University engineers have utilized vacuum to create a more efficient, hands-free method for filling complex microchannels with liquid metal.... 6 days
Nanotechnology gives green energy a green color
PHYS.ORG Solar panels have tremendous potential to provide affordable renewable energy, but many people see traditional black and blue panels as an eyesore. Architects, homeowners and city planners may be more open to the technology... 6 days
Engineers charge ahead on zinc-air batteries
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks preventing zinc-air batteries from overtaking conventional lithium-ion batteries as the power source of choice in electronic devices. 6 days
Killing bacteria by hacking plastics with silver and electricity
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center at Karolinska Institutet have developed an innovative way of hacking conducting plastics so as to prevent bacterial growth using silver nanoparticles and a... 6 days
Injectable gel holds promise as wound-healing material for strokes
PHYS.ORG A research team led by UCLA biomolecular engineers and doctors has demonstrated a therapeutic material that could one day promote better tissue regeneration following a wound or a stroke. 6 days
Water agency hires firm to evaluate Niagara Falls discharge
PHYS.ORG The public agency that was responsible for black, smelly water being discharged into water below Niagara Falls says it's hired an engineering firm to evaluate the discharge. 6 days
New Study Highlights Strong Link Between Basic Research And Inventions
NPR A big waste of money or the engine of marketplace innovation? That's how some people see basic scientific research. Now a new study shows how basic research and... 7 days
From thousands of suspects, researchers ferret out cancer-causing genes
SCIENCE DAILY A team of researchers has identified specific gene combinations that can cause deadly brain cancer glioblastoma, using new technology that can also pinpoint triggers of other types cancers. 7 days
Research review recommends eliminating widely ordered blood test for diagnosing heart attacks
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have compiled peer-reviewed evidence and crafted a guideline designed to help physicians and medical centers stop the use of a widely ordered blood... 7 days
Blood biopsy test reads platelets to detect human lung cancer
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have designed a different approach to the liquid biopsy. Rather than looking for evidence of cancer DNA or other biomarkers in the blood, their test (called thromboSeq)... 7 days
Killing bacteria by hacking plastics with silver and electricity
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have developed an innovative way of hacking conducting plastics so as to prevent bacterial growth using silver nanoparticles and a small electrical current. The method could prove to be... 7 days
Scientists develop new way of hacking plastics with silver and electricity to prevent bacterial growth
NEWS MEDICAL Researchers at the Swedish Medical Nanoscience Center at Karolinska Institutet have developed an innovative way of hacking conducting... 7 days
Researchers develop injectable tissue patch to repair damaged heart
NEWS MEDICAL A team of U of T Engineering researchers is mending broken hearts with an expanding tissue bandage a little smaller than a postage stamp. 7 days
Researchers discover new class of chemical reaction
PHYS.ORG August 14, 2017—A new study led by Michael P. Burke, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Columbia Engineering, has identified the significance of a new class of chemical reactions involving three molecules that each... 7 days
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