A viral meme describes a promising research project at MIT and Harvard, but so far it has only been tested on the skin of a dead pig.
(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation (NSF) has long been a leader in supporting research that has formed the basis for smart and connected communities, pushing sensor and networking capabilities beyond today's Internet of Things (IoT) to next-generation technologies able to revolutionize our lives in smart communities across the nation.
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) 'Adolescent weight gain confers long-term increased stroke risk' Dr. Rexrode has co-authored an editorial about new research that highlights the link between adolescent weight gain and stroke risk later in life.
(Reuters Health) - In Oregon, the rate of cardiac arrests happening outside of hospitals fell significantly after implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of health insurance coverage, researchers report.
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In what is by far the most entertaining research report of the day, Canaccord quant Martin Roberge, essentially admits and apologizes for blowing up the bank's energy client returns in 2017 (with an endless long oil reco), but then -...Show More Summary
Fuel from waste? It is possible. But hitherto, converting organic waste to fuel has not been economically viable. Excessively high temperatures and too much energy are required. Using a novel catalyst concept, researchers at the Technical...Show More Summary
Dr. Andrew Snelling's research request wasn't rejected because he's Christian. It's because his proposal revealed a significant lack of expertise in the subject matter.But Grand Canyon National Park officials approved his proposal instead of fighting it in court, so he dropped the lawsuit today.
Scientists have had limited success at identifying specific inherited genes associated with prostate cancer. Researchers at University of Utah Health studied prostate cancer patients with multiple cancer diagnoses to identify genetic mutations that may influence cancer treatment and cancer risk.
(University of Arizona) Fifteen years ago, Dr. Naomi Rance was at work when she experienced her first hot flash. Rance, a physician and researcher at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson, took note. As it turns out, her basic scientific research on estrogen's involvement with hot flashes may lead to a promising treatment for them.
The president's proposed Energy Department cuts may be more damaging to the fight against climate change than pulling out of the Paris accord.
BMW plans to streamline its manufacturing process by providing fewer model variants and eliminating less popular engine or equipment options. The goal here is to free up capital for research and development spending in the coming years, according to a Wednesday announcement from the brand’s chief finance officer, Nicolas Peter. Show More Summary
This is the farthest CRS transparency efforts have advanced after a long push to make the agency's reports more directly accessible to the public.
(Cornell University) Cornell University researchers may have created an innovative, cost-competitive electrode material for cleaning pollutants in wastewater.
(University of Western Ontario) Technology developed at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute can provide a new window into whether or not patients are responding to treatment for advanced ovarian cancer. A multi-center...Show More Summary
(Stanford University) Researchers combined gecko-inspired adhesives and a custom robotic gripper to create a device for grabbing space debris. They tested their gripper in multiple zero gravity settings, including the International Space Station.
(Rochester Institute of Technology) Rochester Institute of Technology leads universities in New York with seven federally funded summer research programs for undergraduate students, according to the National Science Foundation. The NSF awards provide stipends for eight to 10 students per program to work with RIT researchers for 10 weeks. Show More Summary
Scientists at the German Cancer Research Center have developed a highly sensitive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system that can image tumors in the body, without the need for conventional contrast agents or radioactivity. Normally, doctors often inject a contrast agent into the blood before an MRI scan. The contrast agent circulates in the blood stream […]
University of Washington researchers have made a phone that draws what little power it needs from thin air.