News tagged with scientific advances

Battling addictions with engineering algorithms

( -- Chemical engineers are responsible for numerous scientific advances, ranging from affordable pharmaceuticals and super-strong synthetic fibers to environmental cleanup and recycling technologies. Most people ...

dateMay 19, 2011 in Engineering
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Fixing the economy the scientific way

Here are two facts that might seem unrelated: (1) Most Americans cannot name a living scientist. (2) Over the last two years, by far the most pressing problems in the country have been the economy and the cost of health ...

dateJan 03, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Citizen scientist: Helping scientists help themselves

We are all scientists now, thanks to SETI@home, Galaxy Zoo, The Great Sunflower Project, Folding@home and counltess other projects that allow individuals to take part in scientific research directly or indirectly. In the ...

dateSep 20, 2010 in Other
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