Sunday, July 12, 2020
Tags Technology/engineering/computer science

Tag: technology/engineering/computer science

Seeing is believing: Effectiveness of facemasks

Currently, there are no specific guidelines on the most effective materials and designs for facemasks to minimize the spread of droplets from...

Wearable patch may provide new treatment option for skin cancer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Conventional melanoma therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, suffer from the toxicity and side effects of repeated treatments due...

Carnegie Mellon tool automatically turns math into pictures

PITTSBURGH-- Some people look at an equation and see a bunch of numbers and symbols; others see beauty. Thanks to a new tool...

Researchers develop viable sodium battery

PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have created a sodium-ion battery that holds as...

Fossil fuel-free jet propulsion with air plasmas

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2020 -- Humans depend on fossil fuels as their primary energy source, especially in transportation. However, fossil fuels are...

ASU scientific team finds new, unique mutation in coronavirus study

As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the U.S., in addition to tracking the number of COVID daily cases, there is a...

In politics and pandemics, trolls use fear, anger to drive clicks

Facebook users flipping through their feeds in the fall of 2016 faced a minefield of targeted advertisements pitting blacks against police, southern...

Women 10% more likely than men to report feeling unsafe on...

The study, conducted by Imperial College London on data from 2009 to 2018, looked at a third of a million passenger responses to Customer...

Crumpled graphene makes ultra-sensitive cancer DNA detector

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Graphene-based biosensors could usher in an era of liquid biopsy, detecting DNA cancer markers circulating in a patient's blood...

Mechanical forces shape bacterial biofilms’ puzzling patterns

Belying their slimy natures, the sticky patches of bacteria called biofilms often form intricate, starburst-like patterns as they grow. Now, researchers at Princeton University...