Researchers Improve Microscopic Imaging of Unstained Biological Tissues

A new study published in Nature Communications by the research group of Professor Wonshik Choi at the Department of Physics at Korea University demonstrates a lensless, Fourier holographic imaging fiber endoscope that performs label-free imaging of unstained biological tissues. This ultrathin fiber endoscope performs faster and provides a more accurate diagnosis than previous methods. Studies: … Read more

New Sensor Will Help Improve Safety in Aviation, Biology, and More

Tsampikos Kottos Tsampikos Kottos, the Lauren B. Dachs Endowed Professor of Science and Society, is passionate about the importance of sensors in our everyday lives and believes his most recent efforts will improve safety in fields as varied as aviation, biology, and food safety. “Nothing in this universe can work without sensing. The human body … Read more

Researchers regulate pore size distribution to improve nanofiltration

A research group led by Prof. WAN Yinhua from the Institute of Process Engineering (IPE) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences has developed a novel antifouling nanofiltration membrane for various types of industrial liquid separation. The new membrane applies new knowledge about the role of pore size distribution in filtration. A research group led by … Read more

IP, NFWF and Partners Award $4 Million to Improve Forest and Freshwater Habitats in the Cumberland Plateau

Published 8 hours ago Submitted by International Paper Company With the recent announcement of thirteen new grants totaling $4 million awarded to conservation projects in the Cumberland Plateau region, the Forestlands Stewards partnership of International Paper and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), continues to fund projects that improve habitat for game species, forest-dependent … Read more

Bringing children closer to nature helps improve their lung health

Getting children closer to green spaces as they grow up could improve their lung health, according to a study published today (Wednesday) in the European Respiratory Journal [1]. Getting children closer to green spaces as they grow up could improve their lung health, according to a study published today (Wednesday) in the European Respiratory Journal … Read more

Smaller, stronger magnets could improve devices that harness the fusion power of the sun and stars

Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have found a way to build powerful magnets smaller than before, aiding the design and construction of machines that could help the world harness the power of the sun to create electricity without producing greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. Researchers … Read more

Genetic discovery to improve lung cancer treatment – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, accounting for an estimated 1.8 million deaths worldwide. Lung cancer is the deadliest form of cancer, accounting for an estimated 1.8 million deaths worldwide. Treatment for the condition has improved in recent years – and a new Edith Cowan University study has found how to make it … Read more

Balancing protein in your diet could improve water quality – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Balancing how much protein you eat with the amount your body needs could reduce nitrogen releases to aquatic systems in the US by 12% and overall nitrogen losses to air and water by 4%, according to a study from the University of California, Davis. Balancing how much protein you eat with the amount your body … Read more

UTSA professor to use NSF grant to improve understanding between man and machines – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Anthony Riosassistant professor of information systems and cyber security at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, has received a five-year $ 550,000 grant through the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. Anthony Riosassistant professor of information systems and cyber security at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, has … Read more

USC researcher leads effort to improve research on diet and dementia – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Anyone searching the internet for brain healthy foods will find no shortage of stories making dietary recommendations. Some of those stories point to observational studies that have suggested a link between the lower or greater intake of certain foods and the risk of dementia. But clinical research attempting to connect specific nutrients or diets to … Read more