Engineering
International project to preserve genetic resources of birds  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 hours
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New bandage soaks up pro-healing molecule to improve bone repair  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
Researchers at Duke University have engineered a bandage that captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at the site of a bone break to accelerate and improve the natural... more
Molecular subtyping of bladder tumors outperformed by standard pathology tests  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 hours
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options,... more
Neuroscientists develop new method for uniquely targeted gene therapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Neuroscientists at Lund University in Sweden have developed a new technology that engineers the shell of a virus to deliver gene therapy to the exact cell type in the body... more
Standard pathology tests outperform molecular subtyping in bladder cancer  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
While trying to develop a comparatively easy, inexpensive way to give physicians and their patients with bladder cancer a better idea of likely outcome and best treatment options, scientists found... more
Better studying superconductivity in single-layer graphene  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
A new study demonstrates that an existing technique is better suited for probing superconductivity in pure, single-layer graphene than previously thought. The insight could allow physicists to understand more about the widely varied properties of graphene;... more
Ultrahigh sensitive Raman spectroscopy for subnanoscience: Direct observation of tin oxide clusters  Science Magazine · 1 day
Subnanometric metal clusters exhibit anomalous catalytic activity, suggesting innovative applications as next-generation materials, although identifying and characterizing these subnanomaterials in atomic detail remains a... more
Bone bandage soaks up pro-healing biochemical to accelerate repair  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have engineered a patch or bandage that captures a pro-healing molecule called adenosine that briefly surges at the site of a bone break or fracture to accelerate and improve... more
Researchers create synthetic nanopores made from DNA  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
In 2015, the first commercial nanopore DNA sequencing device was introduced by Oxford Nanopore Technologies. Based on a synthetically engineered transmembrane protein, nanopore sequencing allows long DNA strands to be channelled through the central... more
Bone bandage soaks up pro-healing biochemical to accelerate repair  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Researchers at Duke University have engineered a bandage that captures and holds a pro-healing molecule at the site of a bone break to accelerate and improve the natural healing process. more
Video: OPS-SAT, the flying laboratory  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
On 17 December, ESA will launch a first-of-its-kind space laboratory, OPS-SAT. The small, low-cost test satellite has been specifically designed for operational experiments in space, and includes the most powerful flight computer on board any current ESA spacecraft. more
Sandbox satellite to test operations innovations in space  ESA · 2 days
This coming Tuesday, ESA is launching the most powerful flight computer ever flown in space – inside a satellite smaller... more
A breakthrough for high luminosity  CERN · 2 days
A breakthrough for high luminosity abha Fri, 12/13/2019 - 15:46 On Friday, 13 December, Lucio Rossi, Leader of the HL-LHC project, Frédérick Bordry, Director for Accelerators... more
Success in metabolically engineering marine algae to synthesize valuable antioxidant astaxanthin  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A research group led by Professor HASUNUMA Tomohisa of Kobe University's Engineering Biology Research Center have succeeded in synthesizing the natural pigment astaxanthin using the fast-growing... more
Download a free copy of the SpaceNews Awards issue  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
SpaceNews announced the winners of its third annual SpaceNews Awards for Excellence & Innovation at a Dec. 10... more
NASA's Juno navigators enable Jupiter cyclone discovery  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Jupiter's south pole has a new cyclone. The discovery of the massive Jovian tempest occurred on Nov. 3, 2019, during the most recent data-gathering flyby of Jupiter by NASA's Juno spacecraft. It was the... more
Sustainable sand pulls pollutants from stormwater  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
UC Berkeley engineers have developed a mineral-coated sand that can soak up toxic metals like lead and cadmium from water. Along with its ability to destroy organic pollutants like bisphenol A, this material could help cities... more
Sébastien's YGT: System Engineer in the Clean Space Office  ESA · 2 days
Video: 00:02:10 Sébastien Perrault talks about his YGT experience as a System Engineer working the Clean Space Office... more
OPS-SAT: the flying laboratory  ESA · 2 days
Video: 00:03:18 On 17 December, ESA will launch a first-of-its-kind space laboratory, OPS-SAT. The small, low-cost, test satellite has been specifically designed for operational experimentation in space, and... more
New study aims to improve walking in children with cerebral palsy  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Noelle Moreau, Ph.D., PT, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy at LSU Health New Orleans School of Allied Health Professions, and Kristie Bjornson, PT, Ph.D., Associate Professor... more
Tiny quantum sensors watch materials transform under pressure  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Since their invention more than 60 years ago, diamond anvil cells have made it possible for scientists to recreate extreme phenomena—such as the crushing pressures deep inside the Earth's mantle—or to enable... more
Wayne State's College of Engineering receives $1.7 million to develop novel insulin delivery system  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin -- a hormone that regulates... more
For controlling tsetse flies, fabric color matters  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers report that they have engineered an improved colored fabric for the insecticide-treated targets used to control tsetse, based on an understanding of how flies see color. more
High strength in combination with high toughness in robust and sustainable polymeric materials  Science Magazine · 2 days
In materials science, there is an intrinsic conflict between high strength and high toughness, which can be resolved for different materials only... more
Magnetic measurements on micrometer-sized samples under high pressure using designed NV centers  Science Magazine · 2 days
Pressure can be used to tune the interplay among structural, electronic, and magnetic interactions in materials. High pressures are usually applied in the diamond... more
Cryo-electron microscopy structures of human oligosaccharyltransferase complexes OST-A and OST-B  Science Magazine · 2 days
Oligosaccharyltransferase (OST) catalyzes the transfer of a high-mannose glycan onto secretory proteins in the endoplasmic reticulum. Mammals express two distinct OST complexes that act in a cotranslational (OST-A)... more
A window into the hidden world of colons  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Biomedical engineers have developed a system for real-time observations at the cellular level in the colon of a living mouse. It employs a magnetic system to stabilize the colon during imaging while... more
New research seeks to improve safety equipment for pregnant women  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
As technology advances in the things we use every day, it's generally accepted they also become safer. But according to one engineer, that may not be true for... more
Safer viruses for vaccine research and diagnosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
A new technology to produce safer 'hybrid' viruses at high volumes for use in vaccines and diagnostics for mosquito-borne diseases has been developed. more
Scientists map Mars' global wind patterns for the first time  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Today, a paper published in Science documents for the first time the global wind circulation patterns in the upper atmosphere of a planet, 120 to 300 kilometers above... more
New technology improves gravitational wave detectors by cutting quantum noise  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Physicists have successfully developed a new instrument that significantly reduces quantum-level noise that has thus far limited experiments' ability to spot gravitational waves. Collisions between massive black holes... more
New antimicrobial polymer can kill bacteria resistant to common antibiotics  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology, MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University have designed an antimicrobial polymer that can kill bacteria resistant to... more
Researchers design polymer that can kill drug-resistant bacteria  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have designed an antimicrobial polymer that can kill bacteria resistant to commonly used... more
(Noise)less is more  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A group of researchers from Osaka University led by Prof. Masayuki Abe and Prof. Hiroshi Toki of the Graduate School of Engineering Science developed a high precision 3-D circuit simulator in the time-domain for quantifying electromagnetic (EM) noise and elucidated... more
Forensic chemist proposes sweat testing strip as breathalyzer replacement  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Forensic chemist Jan Halámek once again has found an innovative use for human sweat—this time to keep drunk drivers off the road. more
A more efficient way to turn saltwater into drinking water  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Water scarcity is a major problem across the world. "It affects every continent," says Amir Barati Farimani, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. "Four... more
Government regimes may be learning new Twitter tactics to quash dissent  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
When protesters use social media to attract attention and unify, people in power may respond with tweeting tactics designed to distract and confuse, according to a... more
NASA's Operation IceBridge completes 11 years of polar surveys  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
For eleven years from 2009 through 2019, the planes of NASA's Operation IceBridge flew above the Arctic, Antarctic and Alaska, gathering data on the height, depth, thickness, flow and change... more
A recombinant platform for flavivirus vaccines and diagnostics using chimeras  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new technology to produce safer ‘hybrid’ viruses at high volumes for use in vaccines and diagnostics for mosquito-borne diseases has been developed at The University of Queensland. more
New system enables real-time observations of individual cells in the colon  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have developed a system that allows for real-time observations of individual cells in the colon of a living mouse. more
Thunderquakes make underground fiber optic telecommunications cables hum  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Telecommunications lines designed for carrying internet and phone service can pick up the rumble of thunder underground, potentially providing scientists with a new way of detecting environmental hazards and imaging deep inside... more
New material design tops carbon-capture from wet flue gases  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Chemical engineers have designed a material that can capture carbon dioxide from wet flue gasses better than current commercial materials. more
Science quality and the value of inventions  Science Magazine · 3 days
Despite decades of research, the relationship between the quality of science and the value of inventions has remained unclear. We present the result of a large-scale matching exercise between 4.8 million patent families and... more
Researchers develop first mathematical proof for key law of turbulence in fluid mechanics  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
What if engineers could design a better jet with mathematical equations that drastically reduce the need for experimental testing? Or what if... more
Taking the carbon out of construction with engineered wood  MIT · 3 days
Substituting lumber for materials such as cement and steel could cut building emissions and costs. more
Researchers develop photoacoustic thermometry system to help guide HIFU treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) treatment is a non-invasive method that removes unhealthy tissues and tumors by delivering high intensity ultrasound waves from outside of the body to... more
New spray gel could help take the bite out of frostbite  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Mountaineers and winter sports enthusiasts know the dangers of frostbite—the tissue damage that can occur when extremities, such as the nose, ears, fingers and toes, are... more
UBC researchers develop innovative model to map the impact of trauma on pregnant woman  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
As technology advances in the things we use every day, it's generally accepted they also become safer. But according to... more
First of a kind in-vitro 3D neural tissue model  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have successfully used stem cells to engineer living biohybrid nerve tissue to develop 3D models of neural networks with the hopes of gaining a better understanding of how the... more
Julia’s ESA journey, from YGT to Flight Dynamics Engineer  ESA · 3 days
To conclude our series on the stories of ESA’s YGT alumni, we caught up with Julia Schwartz, ESA... more
Communications device offers huge bandwidth potential  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Several countries are building futuristic communication systems using higher frequency electromagnetic waves to transfer more data at faster rates, but they have lacked network components to handle these higher bandwidths. A researcher has now demonstrated that... more
How light a foldable and long-lasting battery can be  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Engineers have developed a three-dimensional monolithic organic battery electrode. more
Researchers use stem cells to create in-vitro 3D neural tissue model  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have successfully used stem cells to engineer living biohybrid nerve tissue to develop 3D models of neural networks... more
Automobile parts from agricultural waste  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
As part of European project Barbara, UA researchers have extracted innovative natural substances with antimicrobial effect, fragrance release, and new colors and optical effects. more
Engineers pull off daring rescue of OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
On Friday, Oct. 11, the OSIRIS-REx team should have been preparing to point their spacecraft cameras precisely over the asteroid Bennu to capture high-resolution images of a region known as... more
How sharp is that sniffer? Newly patented Army invention trains, tests working dogs  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A U.S. Army researcher has scored a patent for inventing a new tool for training dogs to detect chemical compounds. more
3D cell culture scaffolds prove to be invaluable tool for myelination research  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
AMSBIO reports on the pioneering research published by scientists at Stanford University Medical School that has cited Mimetix aligned 3D cell culture scaffold supplied... more
Team develops first of a kind in-vitro 3D neural tissue model  nanowerk · 4 days
Researchers have successfully used stem cells to engineer living biohybrid nerve tissue to develop 3D models of neural networks with the hopes of gaining a better... more
Biosero Acceleration Lab showcases cutting-edge innovations for total lab automation  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Today, a mobile robot opened the doors and accompanied visitors into the Biosero Acceleration Lab for the first time more
SleepCogni to trial its ‘ground breaking’ behavioural treatment for insomnia  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
SleepCogni has announced it will trial its unique insomnia treatment, following a £575k interim fund raising round, which includes existing shareholders and a new Innovate UK biomedical catalyst... more
Christmas reflection  ESA · 4 days
Image: The Christmas tree is up at ESA’s ESTEC technical heart in the Netherlands, seen here reflected in the main mirror of a tenth scale model of the NASA-ESA-CSA James Webb Space Telescope.The Christmas... more
UMSOM researchers to test the safety, tolerability of prototype Shigella-ETEC vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Each year, millions of people contract serious diarrheal illnesses typically from contaminated food and water. Among the biggest causes of diarrheal diseases are the bacteria Shigella... more
Self-driving microrobots  nanowerk · 4 days
Engineers propose a strategy for microscale robots that can sense symptoms of a material defect and navigate autonomously to the defect site, where corrective actions could be performed. more
Lighting up cardiovascular problems using nanoparticles  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
A new nanoparticle innovation that detects unstable calcifications that can trigger heart attacks and strokes may allow doctors to pinpoint when plaque on the walls of blood vessels becomes dangerous. more
Chiton mollusk provides model for new armor design  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The motivations for using biology as inspiration to engineering vary based on the project, but for Ling Li, assistant professor of mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering, the combination of flexibility... more
Experts publish new book with recommendations to reduce Latino cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
As U.S. Latinos face a staggering 142% projected rise in cancer cases by 2030, UT Health San Antonio leaders gathered international cancer experts to publish a new book... more
New nanoparticle innovation detects vascular calcification in atherosclerosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Heart disease and stroke are the world's two most deadly diseases, causing over 15 million deaths in 2016 according to the World Health Organization. more
Innovative experimental therapy may stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast cancer, which... more
Small, thin metal mesh loaded with T cells shrinks tumors in ovarian cancer models  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
New findings published Dec. 9 in Nature Biomedical Engineering from scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center show for the... more
Researchers design experimental therapy to stop growth of triple-negative breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Mount Sinai researchers have designed an innovative experimental therapy that may be able to stop the growth of triple-negative breast cancer, the deadliest type of breast... more
Wing genes responsible for tiny treehopper's extraordinary helmet  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Why the treehopper developed the enlarged, three-dimensional hood ornament that distinguishes it from the rest of the insect world remains a mystery to scientists, though it's theorized that mimicry or camouflage designed... more
Tackling air pollution: Researchers present emissions inventory for Nepal  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Data on emission amounts and sources have an important role to play in shaping policy on climate protection and air quality. Now, scientists have presented the first high-resolution inventory to... more
Tackling air pollution: researchers present emissions inventory for Nepal  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Data on emission amounts and sources have an important role to play in shaping policy on climate protection and air quality. Now, scientists from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies... more
Matyas's YGT experience in the Lunar Resource Lander Team  ESA · 5 days
Video: 00:02:41 Matyas Hazadi shares his YGT experience as a system engineer in the Lunar Resource Lander Team... more
Electronics integrated to the muscle via 'Kirigami'  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A research team in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering and EIIRIS at Toyohashi University of Technology has developed a donut-shaped kirigami device for EMG recordings. The proposed device reduces device displacement... more
In surprise breakthrough, scientists create quantum states in everyday electronics  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
After decades of miniaturization, the electronic components we've relied on for computers and modern technologies are now starting to reach fundamental limits. Faced with this challenge, engineers and... more
Innovative consortium will provide access to newest clinical trials and medical breakthroughs  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
New Jersey residents will have access to the newest clinical trials and medical breakthroughs as a result of an innovative consortium between Rutgers University,... more
Johns Hopkins engineers create new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images. more
Venice tide barriers pass another test but skeptics remain  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Floated along by barge , one of the 10-ton barriers designed to relieve Venice's perennial flooding looks like a giant plaything: an oversized hinged yellow Lego. more
New ultra-miniaturized scope less invasive, produces higher quality images  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Johns Hopkins engineers have created a new lens-free ultra-miniaturized endoscope, the size of a few human hairs in width, that is less bulky and can produce higher quality images. more
Empowering mucosal healing with an engineered probiotic  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers developed a living material approach that uses a strain of genetically engineered E.coli Nissle bacteria as a locally acting probiotic. The engineered bacteria produce a network of nanofibers that directly binds to mucus... more
Scientists use crabs to validate popular method to identify unknown human brain neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A crab's nervous system could help scientists learn what causes single neurons in the human brain to become 'out of whack,' which... more
Newly engineered peptide shows potential as long-acting anti-HIV drug  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A newly engineered peptide called IBP-CP24 has the potential to be further developed as a long-acting anti-HIV drug that can be used alone or in combination with a broad neutralizing... more
New tool can rapidly reveal unintended changes made by CRISPR-directed gene editing  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Amidst rising hopes for using CRISPR gene editing tools to repair deadly mutations linked to conditions like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell disease, a... more
Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Physicists have designed an experiment to explain the concept of magnetic resonance. A versatile technique employed in chemistry, physics, and materials research, magnetic resonance describes a resonant excitation of electron or atomic nuclei spins residing in a magnetic... more
Surface effects affect the distribution of hydrogen in metals  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The researchers from Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) and Institute of Problems of Mechanical Engineering of the Russian Academy of Sciences studied the distribution of hydrogen in metals... more
Genetically engineered living hydrogel material facilitates intestinal wound healing  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
About 1.6 million people in the US alone currently have lifelong and incurable Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) including Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and 70,000 new cases are diagnosed in... more
Second act: Used electric vehicle batteries charge up the grid  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have developed an innovative control system for repurposed electric vehicle battery packs to store electricity for home use and are scaling up the technology to a large,... more
Novel bioprinter shows potential to speed tissue engineering  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The dream of tissue engineering is a computer-controlled manufacturing of complex and functional human tissue for potential organ regeneration or replacement. more
New tool for rapidly analyzing CRISPR edits reveals frequent production of unintended edits  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Amidst rising hopes for using CRISPR gene editing tools to repair deadly mutations linked to conditions like cystic fibrosis and sickle cell... more
UAB bioprinter shows potential to accelerate tissue engineering  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The dream of tissue engineering is a computer-controlled manufacturing of complex and functional human tissue for potential organ regeneration or replacement. more
Simple experiment explains magnetic resonance  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Physicists at University of California, Riverside, have designed an experiment to explain the concept of magnetic resonance. The project was carried out by undergraduate students in collaboration with local high school teachers. more
IDTechEx brings Healthcare Sensor Innovations conference to USA  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
IDTechEx, expert providers of emerging technology market intelligence and events, are bringing the conference on wearables and sensors in healthcare to San Jose, USA. more
Electron launches smallsats in test of rocket reusability  SPACE NEWS · 1 week
Rocket Lab successfully launched several smallsats Dec. 6 on an Electron mission also designed to test technologies to make the... more
US pharmaceutical industry continues to shine according to CPhI 2019 Annual Report  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The US pharmaceutical industry continues to lead its global peers in terms of innovation and competitiveness, while still ranking high in overall growth potential... more
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