For those most severely affected treating epilepsy means drilling through the skull deep into the brain to destroy the small area where the seizures originate invasive dangerous and with a long recovery period Five years ... - Read More
Car engines whether driven by gasoline diesel or electricity waste an abundance of energy Researchers are working on ways to stem this wastefulness Ultramodern test facilities are helping them to optimize the entire development process ... - Read More
A novel technique which reduces image degradation caused by respiratory motion during a PET scan was developed in a recent study at the University of Eastern Finland PET scanning is routinely used to detect cancer ... - Read More
Stanford engineers have invented a wireless pressure sensor that has already been used to measure brain pressure in lab mice with brain injuries The underlying technology has such broad potential that it could one day ... - Read More
When a basically sturdy material becomes soft and spongy one usually suspects that it has been damaged in some way But this is not always the case especially when it comes to complex fluids and ... - Read More
Scientists have been laboring to detect cancer and a host of other diseases in people using promising new biomarkers called exosomes Indeed Popular Science magazine named exosome based cancer diagnostics one of the 20 breakthroughs ... - Read More
Scientists from the University of Leeds have taken a crucial step forward in bio nanotechnology a field that uses biology to develop new tools for science technology and medicine The new study published in print ... - Read More
A magnetic resonance imaging MRI technique can detect signs of cognitive decline in the brain even before symptoms appear according to a new study published online in the journal Radiology The technique has the potential ... - Read More
By combining data from two high energy accelerators nuclear scientists have refined the measurement of a remarkable property of exotic matter known as quark gluon plasma The findings reveal new aspects of the ultra hot ... - Read More
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Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique for controlling the surface tension of liquid metals by applying very low voltages opening the door to a new generation of reconfigurable electronic circuits antennas ... - Read More
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Salt crystals are often responsible when buildings start to show signs of ageing Researchers from the Institute for Building Materials have studied salt damage in greater depth and can now predict weathering processes more accurately ... - Read More
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Industrial wet spinning processes produce fibers from polymers and other materials by using tiny needles to eject continuous jets of liquid precursors The electrically charged liquids ejected from the needles normally exhibit a chaotic whipping ... - Read More
Rice University scientists have performed a detailed analysis of water produced by hydraulic fracturing aka fracking of three gas reservoirs and suggested environmentally friendly remedies are needed to treat and reuse it Rice University researchers ... - Read More
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