Monday, November 18, 2019
Tags Biomedical/environmental/chemical engineering

Tag: biomedical/environmental/chemical engineering

Microfluidics device captures circulating cancer cell clusters

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 18, 2019 -- Cancer touches nearly everyone in one way or another, and regrettably, it will claim another 600,000...

UToledo research links fracking to higher radon levels in Ohio homes

Updated June 24, 2019 - NOTE: Out of an abundance of caution, The University of Toledo is working with the Ohio Department of...

Penn engineers demonstrate superstrong, reversible adhesive that works like snail slime

If you've ever pressed a picture-hanging strip onto the wall only to realize it's slightly off-center, you know the disappointment behind adhesion...

An unnatural way to make natural products

From medicine to fragrances, nature provides many of the key chemical compounds needed in an endless number of pharmaceuticals and consumer products. Now,...

Research reveals sustainable method to produce lifesaving opiate antidotes at reduced...

ST. LOUIS, MO, June 11, 2019 - Overdose from opiates has skyrocketed. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, on average,...

Research moves closer to brain-machine interface autonomy

A University of Houston engineer is reporting in eNeuro that a brain-computer interface, a form of artificial intelligence, can sense when its...

Pitt and CMU researchers discover how the brain changes when mastering...

PITTSBURGH (June 10, 2019) ... Mastering a new skill - whether a sport, an instrument, or a craft - takes time and...

The mantis shrimp’s perfect shield

How do you protect yourself from the perfect striking weapon? You develop the perfect shield.If you're a mantis shrimp with a clublike arm tough...

Proof of sandwiched graphene-membrane superstructure opens up a membrane-specific drug delivery...

Researchers from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Tsinghua University (THU) proved a sandwiched superstructure for...

Ultrasound method restores dopaminergic pathway in brain at Parkinson’s early stages

New York, NY--June 6, 2019--While there are several thousand drugs available to treat a wide range of brain diseases, from depression to schizophrenia, they...