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Microgel Powder Fights Infection and Helps Wounds Heal

While making smart glue, a team of engineers discovered a handy byproduct: hydrogen peroxide. In microgel form, it reduces bacteria and virus ability to infect by at least 99.9 percent.
14-Nov-2018 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites


Diabetic Foot Ulcers Heal Quickly With Nitric Oxide Technology

425 million people around the world live with diabetes and 15 percent of them develop foot ulcers, which increases their risk of death 2.5 times. A technology based on nitric oxide can help reduce the healing time of diabetic foot ulcers.
12-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Updating High-resolution MRI with the Humble Antenna

Radio frequency (RF) probes designed like by microstrip patch antennas create uniform and strong magnetic field in high frequency MRI machines, unlike convention coil and bird cage shaped coils used today. These probes, which were designed and...
31-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smaller, More Frequent Eruptions Affect Volcanic Flare-Ups

Eruption patterns in a New Zealand volcanic system reveal how the movement of magma rising through the crust leads to smaller, more frequent eruptions.
11-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How to Make a Lab-on-a-chip Clear and Biocompatible (With Less Blood Splatter)

Lab-on-a-chip devices harness electrical signals to measure glucose, tell apart blood type and detect viruses or cancer. But biological samples need hafnium oxide for protection from the electric fields.
4-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientists Discover New Nursery for Superpowered Photons

A strange star system in our own Milky Way is producing some of the most powerful gamma rays ever seen. Messengers from this microquasar may offer a glimpse into bizarre objects at the centers of distant galaxies.
3-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Crowdsourced App Gauges Flood Waters

Communicating flood risk can be more streamlined and an interdisciplinary team of engineers, hydrologists, and computer scientists plan to develop apps to improve monitoring and predictions.
3-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Glassy Wildfire Soot Remains Longer in the Atmosphere

Light-absorbing brown carbon aerosols, emitted by wildfires, remain longer in the atmosphere than expected, which could have implications for climate predictions.
2-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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