- Molecule Could Lead To Diabetes And Obesity Pill
University of California, Riverside Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, Jiayu Liao played a pivotal role in the discovery of a small molecule that has been shown to control diabetes in mice and may pave the way to the development of easier treatment fo ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 25 2007 - 12:07am
- Molecule Walks In A Straight Line And Carries A Tiny Shopping Bag In Each Hand
A research team, led by UC Riverside’s Ludwig Bartels, is the first to design a molecule that can move in a straight line on a flat surface. It achieves this by closely mimicking human walking. The “nano-walker” offers a new approach for storing large amou ...
Article - Administrator - Aug 14 2011 - 2:46pm
- Engineers Devise New Process To Improve Energy Efficiency Of Ethanol Production
Carnegie Mellon University Chemical Engineers have devised a new process that can improve the efficiency of ethanol production, a major component in making biofuels a significant part of the U.S. energy supply. Carnegie Mellon researchers have used advanc ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 28 2007 - 1:10am
- MIT Develops Measures To Predict Performance Of Complex Systems
Taking a cue from the financial world, MIT researchers along with experts in industry and government have developed a list of 13 measures that engineers can use to predict how well a system-- or project-- will perform before it is even finished. Known as ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 6:10pm
- Thermal Prototype Will Keep Hockey Players Cool On The Ice
National Hockey League players will stay cool on the ice thanks to research at Central Michigan University. Central Michigan University researchers captured this image of a hockey uniform using a thermal camera and body scanner during last year's test ...
Article - Administrator - Feb 9 2007 - 4:42pm
- Wal-Mart Leads The Green Detergent Revolution
"Green" laundry detergents have taken the leading role in a new effort by retailers and industry to market mainstream, environmentally friendly consumer products, according to an article scheduled for the Jan. 29 issue of ACS' weekly newsma ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 29 2007 - 7:39pm
- Does Natural Selection Select Faster Evolvers?
It's a mystery why the speed and complexity of evolution appear to increase with time. For example, the fossil record indicates that single-celled life first appeared about 3.5 billion years ago, and it then took about 2.5 billion more years for mult ...
Article - News Staff - Aug 30 2007 - 1:10pm
- Tufts Researchers To Create First Soft-Bodied Robots
While robots have moved from the realm of science fiction to a myriad of real-life uses, the potential of the "hard-bodied" robots of the 21st century remains limited by their stiff construction and lack of flexibility. A group of researchers at ...
Article - Administrator - Jan 30 2007 - 3:00am
- Impact Of Rainfall Reaches To Roots Of Mountains
The erosion caused by rainfall directly affects the movement of continental plates beneath mountain ranges, says a University of Toronto geophysicist — the first time science has raised the possibility that human-induced climate change could affect the de ...
Article - News Staff - Feb 1 2007 - 3:58pm
- Simulating Human Metabolism To Find New Better Treatment Methods
Bioengineering researchers at UC San Diego have painstakingly assembled a virtual human metabolic network that will give researchers a new way to hunt for better treatments for hundreds of human metabolic disorders, from diabetes to high levels of choleste ...
Article - Administrator - Aug 10 2007 - 12:58pm