Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Tags Technology/engineering/computer science

Tag: technology/engineering/computer science

Fertilizer plants emit 100 times more methane than reported

ITHACA, N.Y. - Emissions of methane from the industrial sector have been vastly underestimated, researchers from Cornell University and Environmental Defense Fund have found.Using...

Pistons are muscling up

(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) -- Since their invention in the late 1700s when French-born British physicist Denis Papin, the inventor of the pressure cooker,...

UBC researchers find ways to hackproof smart meters

Smart electricity meters are useful because they allow energy utilities to efficiently track energy use and allocate energy production. But because they're...

New research unlocks properties for quantum information storage and computing

TROY, N.Y. - Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have come up with a way to manipulate tungsten diselenide (WSe2) --a promising two-dimensional material--to further...

Nanotechnology treatment shows promise against multiple sclerosis

Irvine, Calif., June 5, 2019 -- A nanotechnology treatment derived from bone marrow stem cells has reversed multiple sclerosis symptoms in mice and could...

Recreating embryonic conditions at break sites can help bones heal faster

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania have developed a unique technique that uses stem cells and flexible...

New method for engineering metabolic pathways

Cells are incredibly adept at creating complex molecules, like therapeutics, and can do so much better than many of our best factories. Synthetic biologists...

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other

The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash,...

About faces: geometric style of portrait artwork

A team of computer scientists at the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel have developed an innovative method to automatically analyze artistic portraiture, capturing a...

Pioneering 3D printed device sets new record for efficiency

A new 3-D printed thermoelectric device, which converts heat into electric power with an efficiency factor over 50% higher than the previous best for...