- Wayne State Professor Earns NSF CAREER Award to Improve Wireless Wearable Biosensors
- Four Harvard Medical School Scientists Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- We Can Go to Mars ... Soon. Vanderbilt Prof Asks Whether We Should.
- Study Recommends Strong Role for National Labs in 'Second Laser Revolution'
- Wood Formation Model To Fuel Progress in Bioenergy, Paper, New Applications
- Start of Work for the World's Largest Electric Truck
- When There's an Audience, People's Performance Improves
- Advanced Development of Primary Pancreatic Organoid Tumor Models for High-Throughput Phenotypic Drug Screening
- Researchers Build DNA Replication in a Model Synthetic Cell
- Professor Wins NASA Award for Innovative Concept That Could Revolutionize Space Exploration
- Muons Spin Tales of Undiscovered Particles
- Black Hole and Stellar Winds Form Giant Butterfly, Shut Down Star Formation in Galaxy
- MSU Study Finds Nature's Call Unlocks Giant Panda Conservation Clues
- U.S. Military Looks to FSU to Develop Revolutionary Machine-Learning Tool to Address Upsurge in Suicides
- Novo Nordisk Commits Nearly $7 Million for Cornell Diabetes Research
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 11:05 AM PDT
ai-Yen Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Wayne State University's College of Engineering, recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award, the organization's most prestigious accolade for up-and-coming researchers in science and engineering. Chen is the recipient of a five-year, $500,000 grant for his project, "Integrated Research and Education on Self-Activated, Transparent Harmonics-Based Wireless Sensing Systems Using Graphene Bioelectronics."
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 10:05 AM PDT
Four Harvard Medical School scientists have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and SciencesClass of 2018 for exceptional scholarship in the field of biomedicine.
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 09:05 AM PDT
Astronomy professor David Weintraub asks: Do we have any inalienable right to destroy the bio-ecosystem of an entire planet?
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 09:00 AM PDT
A new study calls for the U.S. to step up its laser R&D efforts to better compete with major overseas efforts to build large, high-power laser systems, and notes progress and milestones at the Department of Energy's Berkeley Lab Laser Accelerator (BELLA) Center and other sites.
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 08:05 AM PDT
Need stronger timber, better biofuel or new sources of green chemicals? A systems biology model built on decades of NC State research will accelerate progress on engineering trees for specific needs.
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 08:00 AM PDT
The eDumper dump truck is the largest electric vehicle in the world and will be in operation in the quarry from 20 April. In cooperation with industry partners, the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH, the NTB Interstaatliche Hochschule fur Technik Buchs and Empa have developed the environmentally friendly truck.
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 07:00 AM PDT
Often people think performing in front of others will make them mess up, but a new study led by a Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist found the opposite: being watched can make people do better.
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 07:00 AM PDT
A multidisciplinary team of scientists share recent advancements in innovative in-vitro cancer biology methods for screening drug-like molecules in cancer tissue relevant models in a new report published online ahead-of-print at SLAS Discovery. Entitled "Advanced Development of Primary Pancreatic Organoid Tumor Models for High-Throughput Phenotypic Drug Screening," the report can be accessed for free.
Posted: 20 Apr 2018 03:00 AM PDT
Researchers at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with colleagues at the Autonomous University of Madrid, have created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure. Creating such a complex biological module is an important step towards an even more ambitious goal: building a complete and functioning synthetic cell from the bottom up.
Posted: 19 Apr 2018 03:05 PM PDT
Wichita State University physics professor Nickolas Solomey has won one of NASA's coveted Innovation and Advanced Concept Awards (NIAC) for his research to create a neutrino detector for close sun orbit.
Posted: 19 Apr 2018 02:05 PM PDT
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) scientists are collaborating to test a magnetic property of the muon. The experiment could point to the existence of physics beyond our current understanding, including undiscovered particles.
Posted: 19 Apr 2018 01:50 PM PDT
Researchers in the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Science have completed an unprecedented "dissection" of twin galaxies in the final stages of merging.
Posted: 19 Apr 2018 01:30 PM PDT
MSU researchers are trying to find ways to increase the overall success of breeding for giant pandas.
Posted: 19 Apr 2018 01:05 PM PDT
FSU wins $1.5 million grant for suicide research
Posted: 19 Apr 2018 12:05 PM PDT
Denmark-based pharmaceutical giant Novo Nordisk, the world's No. 1 insulin producer, is backing a Cornell University researcher's lab with up to nearly $7 million over the next three-plus years, dependent on milestones reached.
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