Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Monolithic thin-film image sensor

Imec Reports Monolithic Thin-Film Image Sensor for the SWIR Range with Record Pixel Density

Imec, a world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technology, presents a new thin-film monolithic image sensor that captures light...
Ginkgo biloba

Chemists Devise Efficient Synthesis of Ginkgo Tree Compound That Could Be Used as a...

Chemists at Scripps Research have invented an efficient method for making a synthetic version of the plant compound bilobalide, which is naturally...
gene therapy

When Added to Gene Therapy, Plant-Based Compound May Enable Faster, More Effective Treatments

Gene therapy has broadened the treatment possibilities for those with immune system deficiencies and blood-based conditions, such as sickle cell anemia and...
robotic surgery

Cleveland Clinic First in the World to Perform Robotic Single-Port Kidney Transplant

Cleveland Clinic is the first hospital in the world to successfully perform a robotic single-port kidney transplant, which enables all surgical instruments...
lung cancer

Secrets of Lung Cancer Spread Found in Patients’ Blood and Biopsies

https://youtu.be/Cz6jXm8uV9Q Early signs that a patient’s lung cancer may spread and become untreatable can be picked up...
5G applications

Photostructurable Pastes for 5G Applications

For many years now, miniaturization has been the main driver of the electronics industry. This is particularly true for ceramic-based circuit boards,...
battery cell production

Fraunhofer Begins Setting up a New Research Facility for Battery Cell Production

Energy storage systems are of crucial importance to all sectors of industry involved in the energy and mobility transition. The idea behind...
type 2 diabetes

Cleveland Clinic Develops Calculator To Estimate 10-Year Risk Of Diabetes Complications

Patients struggling with type 2 diabetes and obesity are faced with the decision of whether to receive usual medical care or undergo...
Microrobots

Microrobots Clean up Radioactive Waste (Video)

According to some experts, nuclear power holds great promise for meeting the world’s growing energy demands without generating greenhouse gases. But scientists...
flu vaccine

By Targeting Flu-Enabling Protein, Newly Discovered Antibody May Protect Against Wide-Ranging Strains

A nationwide team of researchers has found an antibody that protects mice against a wide range of potentially lethal influenza viruses, advancing...
Optical Fiber

Researchers Use 3D Printing to Make Glass Optical Fiber Preform

Researchers have developed a way to use 3D printing to create a preform that can be drawn into silica glass optical fibers,...
stretchable light-emitting devices

A Stretchable Stopwatch Lights up Human Skin

Imagine a runner who doesn’t need to carry a stopwatch or cell phone to check her time: She could just gaze at...
brain development

Starvation Halts Brain Development, but Hungry Cells Jump-Start Growth When Food Becomes Available

We all know that food is essential to healthy development of the brain and body, especially in the earliest stages of life....
electronic skin

Intuitive in the Virtual Reality

Through the crafty use of magnetic fields, scientists from the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) and the Johannes Kepler University in Linz have developed the first...
quantum protocols

Structured Light Promises Path to Faster, More Secure Communications

Structured light is a fancy way to describe patterns or pictures of light, but deservedly so as it promises future communications that...
ageing

Fruit Flies Live Longer with Combination Drug Treatment

A triple drug combination has been used to extend the lifespan of fruit flies by 48 percent in a new study led...
rare genetic diseases

Powerful New Genomics Method Can Be Used to Reveal the Causes of Rare Genetic...

A team led by a scientist at Scripps Research has invented a new genomics technique for tracking down the causes of rare...
drug discovery

New Chemical Reaction Adds to ‘Click-Chemistry’ Family, Could Speed Drug Discovery

A team including Nobel laureate chemist K. Barry Sharpless, PhD, of Scripps Research, has discovered an easy, efficient type of chemical reaction that...
cyclophospholipids

Scientists Identify Molecule That Could Have Helped Cells Survive—and Thrive—on Early Earth

To truly understand how the body works and improve human health, researchers need to tease apart the building blocks of our cells....
Synthetic chiral light

Let There Be… a New Light

Light is the fastest way to distinguish right- and left-handed chiral molecules, which has important applications in chemistry and biology. However, ordinary...