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Tag: interdisciplinary innovation

mussel attached to wires in a freshwater tank

Mar 23, 2021

Mussel Sensors Pave the Way for New Environmental Monitoring Tools

Creating a network of mussel cyborgs to serve as environmental sentinels. 

diagram of a solar-powered greenhouse

Mar 17, 2021

Study Finds Plants Would Grow Well in Solar Cell Greenhouses

You can definitely grow plants (and make electricity) in a greenhouse made of see-through solar panels. 

hand holding smartphone

Feb 18, 2021

New Tool Assesses Brand Reputation in Real Time and in the Long Term

Researchers also showed how the tool related brand reputation to corporate value. 

jar of sourdough starter

Jan 26, 2021

Intercontinental Study Sheds Light on the Microbial Life of Sourdough

Conventional wisdom is wrong. And sourdough is complicated. 

doctors applies band-aid to woman who has received a vaccine

Jan 7, 2021

Tapping into Behavioral Research to Promote COVID-19 Vaccination

Experts lay out a dozen strategies for promoting vaccination. 

Diagram of the nanodroplet and ultrasound drill at work.

Jan 7, 2021

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound ‘Drills’ Prove Effective at Tackling Tough Blood Clots

The new technique was designed to break up particularly tough blood clots. 

color wheel showing range of quantum dot colors made with artificial chemist 2.0

Dec 10, 2020

Artificial Chemist 2.0: Quantum Dot R&D in Less Than an Hour

New technology expedites quantum dot R&D and manufacturing. 

satellite image shows urban lights from space

Dec 7, 2020

An Ambitious Energy Modeling Project Hopes To Inform Climate Policy

A transparent effort aims to give policymakers more insight into the future. 

humanoid robot with touchscreen interface

Dec 1, 2020

Tackling Ethics Concerns Regarding Use of ‘Carebots’ to Assist Older Adults

What's actually possible with Carebots? And what's ethical? 

healthcare workers use ultrasound connected to a smartphone in an emergency room

Nov 30, 2020

Ultrasound and the Future of Medical Imaging

How, and why, ultrasound may become a key tool for lung health. 

labeled photograph of the wireless, trimodal chip

Nov 18, 2020

For Neural Research, Wireless Chip Shines Light on the Brain

Researchers have developed a wireless chip that can stimulate the brain with light and electricity. 

nurses stand with newly-delivered boxes of PPE

Nov 12, 2020

The Strategic Stockpile Failed; Experts Propose New Approach to Emergency Preparedness

Academic and military experts are calling for a new approach to national emergency preparedness. 

Oct 15, 2020

Ultrasound Technique Offers More Precise, Quantified Assessments of Lung Health

New ultrasound technique offers non-invasive assessments of lung health. 

Oct 5, 2020

National Academy of Engineering Recognizes Ligler With Leadership Award

The award stems from her work on biosensors and her service to all of engineering. 

neon map of a neuron in C. elegans a

Sep 24, 2020

Researchers Demonstrate How Deep Learning Can Advance Study of Neural Degeneration

Researchers are showing that AI is a valuable tool for research into neural degeneration.