NSF-funded researchers demonstrate advanced network applications.

Credit: Shironosov The National Science Foundation (NSF) has long been a leader in supporting research that has formed the basis for smart and connected communities, pushing sensor and networking c..

Bristol’s Dr. Gorochowski awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowship

Credit: University of Bristol Dr Thomas Gorochowski, from the University of Bristol's Bristol BioDesign Institute, has been awarded a prestigious five-year University Research Fellowship by th..

Johns Hopkins scientists develop super-strong metal for next tech frontier

The technological future of everything from cars and jet engines to oil rigs, along with the gadgets, appliances and public utilities comprising the internet of things, will depend on microscopic sens..

More summer sunshine leading to increased Greenland ice melt

Credit: University of Bristol A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, has discovered that a marked decrease in summer cloud cover during the last 20 years has significantly accelerat..

RIT hosts largest number of NSF undergraduate research programs in New York

Rochester Institute of Technology leads universities in New York with seven federally funded summer research programs for undergraduate students, according to the National Science Foundation. "This ..

CT technology shows how blood flow can predict effectiveness of ovarian cancer treatment

Credit: Western University Technology developed at Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute can provide a new window into whether or not patients are responding to treatment for advanc..

Nanostructures taste the rainbow

Credit: Harry Atwater and Kelly Mauser/Caltech Engineers at Caltech have for the first time developed a light detector that combines two disparate technologies -- nanophotonics, which manipulates l..

Bacteria-coated nanofiber electrodes clean pollutants in wastewater

ITHACA, N.Y. - Cornell University materials scientists and bioelectrochemical engineers may have created an innovative, cost-competitive electrode material for cleaning pollutants in wastewater. The..

NASA keeps a close eye on tiny stowaways

Credit: NASA Wherever you find people, you also find bacteria and other microorganisms. The International Space Station is no exception. That generally is not a problem. For one thing, the space s..

Bio-fuel from waste

Credit: Andreas Heddergott / TUM Fuel from waste? It is possible. But hitherto, converting organic waste to fuel has not been economically viable. Excessively high temperatures and too much energy ..