Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have used new space technology to predict droughts and increased bushfire risk up to five months in advance.
– Australian National University
Nearly 250 patients ended up at two Southern California emergency departments with injuries associated with standing electric scooter use and few riders were wearing helmets. This observational study used medical record review to examine injuries ass...
– JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association
JAMA Network Open Embargo expired on 25-Jan-2019 at 11:00 ET
According to MSU research, the terror attacks we don't often see on the news – cyberattacks by far-left extremists – are causing more widespread destruction than we know.
– Michigan State University
Terrorism and Political Violence
Carbon dioxide emissions can be captured and securely stored in underground rocks, even if geological faults are present, research has confirmed.
– University of Edinburgh
“Be prepared.” This famous mantra isn’t just for the Boy Scouts of America. The need to build durable infrastructure on other planets is coming, and we must be ready. To prepare, Penn State researchers have teamed up with NASA to explore how ce...
– Penn State College of Engineering
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s plan to release bond funds to support bridge repair across the state comes as welcome news to researchers at Missouri S&T, home to a federal initiative to develop new robotic tools to inspect and preserve bridges and oth...
– Missouri University of Science and Technology
Immersive virtual reality (VR) can be remarkably lifelike, but new UBC research has found a yawning gap between how people respond psychologically in VR and how they respond in real life.
– University of British Columbia
If ship hulls were coated with special high-tech air trapping materials, up to one percent of global CO2 emissions could be avoided. This is the conclusion reached by scientists from the University of Bonn together with colleagues from St. Augustin a...
– University of Bonn
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A
Static electricity is one of the most common, yet poorly understand, forms of power generation. A new study suggests the cause of this hair-raising phenomenon is tiny structural changes that occur at the surface of materials when they come into conta...
– University at Buffalo
Journal of Electrostatics, Dec. 2018
The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and TechAccel are launching RNAissance Ag LLC, a new company that holds the exclusive license to RNA-interference technology developed at the Danforth Center. The new company will use the proprietary technolog...
– Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Five college teams came to Brookhaven to participate in the annual U.S. Department of Energy cyberdefense competition hosted in December 2018.
– Brookhaven National Laboratory
Profiled is Jon Poplawsky, a materials scientist at Oak Ridge National Laboratory who develops and links advanced characterization techniques that improve our ability to see and understand atomic-scale features of diverse materials for energy and inf...
– Oak Ridge National Laboratory
How do we prepare the next generation of scientists and engineers for future success when the problems they will solve have yet to be defined? Meridith Bruozas, the Education Programs and Outreach Division Director at the Department of Energy’s (DO...
– Argonne National Laboratory
Using active genetics technology, UC San Diego biologists have developed the world’s first CRISPR/Cas9-based approach to control genetic inheritance in a mammal. The achievement in mice lays the groundwork for further advances based on this technol...
– University of California San Diego
Nature, Jan-2019 Embargo expired on 23-Jan-2019 at 13:00 ET
A Columbia Engineering study confirms the urgency to tackle climate change. While it’s known that extreme weather events can affect the year-to-year variability in carbon uptake, and some researchers have suggested that there may be longer-term eff...
– Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
Nature Jan 24 2019 Embargo expired on 23-Jan-2019 at 13:00 ET
The question of how quickly the universe is expanding has been bugging astronomers for almost a century. Different studies keep coming up with different answers -- which has some researchers wondering if they've overlooked a key mechanism in the mach...
– University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
Engineers at the University of Maryland (UMD) have created the first 3D-printed fluid circuit element so tiny that 10 could rest on the width of a human hair. The diode ensures fluids move in only a single direction--a critical feature for products l...
– University of Maryland, College Park
Irvine, Calif., Jan. 23, 2019 — Online publishing platforms and digital media can provide opportunities for nonmainstream groups to push back against and offer alternatives to the simplistic stereotypes presented in literature and popular culture. ...
– University of California, Irvine
Journal of Literacy Research, Jan-2019
Here's a science enigma: Try to explain where the neat, even DNA/RNA helix came from. Ha! Easy one! It probably spun around itself long before first life evolved like it did in this lab. In fact, the twist could have helped select the components of R...
– Georgia Institute of Technology
Angewandte Chemie; CHE-1504217
Researchers facing a future with a larger population and more uncertain climate are looking to photosynthetic bacteria for engineering solutions to improve crop yields. A Canadian research team reports on how bacteria build protein machines to finess...
– American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)
Journal of Biological Chemistry
In an effort to modernize and reimagine the United States' power grid, Penn State researchers have qualified for a highly selective, innovative competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy.
– Penn State College of Engineering
Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) are making the journey of muscle rehabilitation much easier for patients with an ingenious medical device capable of regenerating muscles in a non-invasive and painless manner.
– National University of Singapore
ClassDojo is one of the most popular education apps in the world. Its company estimates it is used by millions of teachers and children across 180 countries. But beneath its friendly exterior lie disturbing implications.
– University of South Australia
Learning, Media and technology
Osaka, Japan - If you've ever camped by a pond, you know frogs make a racket at night; but what you might not know is how functional and regulated their choruses really are. Frogs communicate with sound, and amid their ruckus is an internally orchest...
– Osaka University
Royal Society Open Science
Scientists at Empa teamed up with isofloc AG to develop an insulating material made of recycled paper. It is ideal for prefabricated wooden elements and even multistory timber houses, and protects the construction against fire. What's more: The addit...
– Empa, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
How can you recycle the world's stockpiles of treated sewage sludge and boost sustainability in the construction industry, all at the same time? Turn those biosolids into bricks. Biosolids are a by-product of the wastewater treatment process that can...
– Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University
An Iowa State researcher has developed a cloaking technology that makes it possible to use location-based apps and services on mobile devices while keeping your privacy under control.
– Iowa State University
Patients and providers now have instant access to Tennessee’s only full-service transplant center on their smartphones and mobile devices.
– Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Thanks to Ivy League ingenuity – and engineering – there’s a good chance “L-pocalypse” won’t befall the Big Apple. What began with a few questions resulted in an entirely new plan to avert the shutdown, and perhaps a new model for how maj...
– Cornell University
The SLAS Technology Ten annually showcases ten individual articles that stand out as the most innovative scientific achievements published in SLAS Technology in the past 12 months.
– SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)
The 2019 SLAS Technology Ten
On the second floor of the J. Erik Jonsson Engineering Center in the heart of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute campus, a room has been created that – not unlike Hogwarts’ Room of Requirement – has the potential to be almost anything.
– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Embargo expired on 24-Jan-2019 at 11:00 ET
A first-of-its-kind study led by Tufts University researchers, in collaboration with Somerville officials and citizens, will measure indoor air quality and comfort in multifamily housing developments near busy roadways.
– Tufts University
The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), the world’s leading authority on risk and risk analysis, will host the Fifth World Congress on Risk, in partnership with the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC).
– Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
Cynthia Keppel, leader of Jefferson Lab’s Halls A&C, has been honored with the APS 2019 Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics.
– Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
The Electrochemical Society and Enago have entered into a collaboration that will allow researchers within ECS's member network easy access to Enago's author services, including English manuscript editing and publication support, at every stage of th...
– The Electrochemical Society
MEDIASHAREiQ drives learner engagement with easy to manage immersive content. Organize and edit media content with robust search, tag, and comment capabilities plus in-video quizzing, scoring, and polling. Featuring turnkey integration with Blackboar...
– Education Management Solutions (EMS) Embargo expired on 28-Jan-2019 at 09:05 ET
Telemedicine mitigates clinical staff shortfalls, particularly in remote areas. SIMULATIONiQ is a web based LMS supporting the entire scope of virtual, live, and didactic education. Train as you practice, host, practice and share live telemedicine pa...
– Education Management Solutions (EMS) Embargo expired on 27-Jan-2019 at 08:05 ET