Reading robots’ minds (w/video)

Reading robots’ minds (w/video)


October 31, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) In a darkened, hangar-like space inside MIT’s Building 41, a small, Roomba-like robot is trying to make up its mind. […]

Climatescope 2014 – Global study shows clean energy activity surges in developing world

Climatescope 2014 – Global study shows clean energy activity surges in developing world


October 31, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Developing nations represent a large and rapidly growing share of the world’s clean energy investment, according to Climatescope 2014, a […]

Synthetic biology on ordinary paper, results off the page (w/video)

Synthetic biology on ordinary paper, results off the page (w/video)


October 31, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) New achievements in synthetic biology announced today by researchers at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, which will allow […]

Companion diagnostics: Paving the way for personalized medicine

Companion diagnostics: Paving the way for personalized medicine



There has been a real revolution in the understanding of molecular biology. This revolution is fueled by the rapid decline in the […]

Tackling blindness, deafness through neuroengineering

Tackling blindness, deafness through neuroengineering


October 30, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) The Bertarelli Program in Translational Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, a collaborative program between Harvard Medical School and the École Polytechnique Fédérale […]

Increased Risk of Heart-Related Deaths in Men with Cardiovascular Problems Linked to Prostate Cancer Medications

Increased Risk of Heart-Related Deaths in Men with Cardiovascular Problems Linked to Prostate Cancer Medications



A new study first published online in the October 29, 2014 issue of BJU International, has found that certain prostate cancer medications […]

Precise and programmable biological circuits

Precise and programmable biological circuits


October 30, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Bio-engineers are working on the development of biological computers with the aim of designing small circuits made from biological material […]

New research reveals unique capabilities of 3-D printing

New research reveals unique capabilities of 3-D printing


October 30, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated an additive manufacturing method to control the structure […]

High-speed evolution in the lab – Geneticists evaluate cost-effective genome analysis

High-speed evolution in the lab – Geneticists evaluate cost-effective genome analysis


October 30, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Life implies change. And this holds true for genes as well. Organisms require a flexible genome in order to adapt […]

Scientists create possible precursor to life

Scientists create possible precursor to life


October 30, 2014    Nanowerk

(Nanowerk News) Protocells are the simplest, most primitive living systems, you can think of. The oldest ancestor of life on Earth was […]

A new imaging approach for monitoring cell metabolism

A new imaging approach for monitoring cell metabolism


October 29, 2014    Nanowerk

Nanowerk News) Scientists at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have used a new imaging technique to monitor how glucose, our main […]

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection

Strengthening thin-film bonds with ultrafast data collection


October 29, 2014    Nanowerk

Nanowerk News) When studying extremely fast reactions in ultrathin materials, two measurements are better than one. A new research tool invented by […]

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