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Biotechnology 17 hours ago

New CRISPR genome editing system offers a wide range of versatility in human cells

A team from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has developed a new CRISPR genome-editing approach by combining two of the most important proteins in molecular biology—CRISPR-Cas9 and a reverse transcriptase—into a ...

Analytical Chemistry 17 hours ago

Hemp testing lab launched in response to industry need

In response to a rapidly expanding commercial hemp industry driven by interest in products with CBD oil, the University of Connecticut recently opened a laboratory where the plant can be tested for a variety of compounds.

Materials Science 20 hours ago

A technology to transform 2-D planes into 3-D soft and flexible structures by engineering adhesion between thin-films

Professor Sohee Kim's research team in the Department of Robotics Engineering has developed a technology to produce flexible 3-D medical devices. It could be used in devices with embedded electrical functionality or soft ...

Materials Science Oct 16, 2019

Challenge predicts how metals with complex shapes and manufacturing will fracture

Since people started forging and working with metal, they've arguably been interested in how it breaks. But only since the 1950s have scientists and engineers had a mathematical framework for using laboratory measurements ...

Analytical Chemistry Oct 16, 2019

Researchers develop a procedure and a cheap, fast and eco-friendly device capable of detecting bitter almonds

Alicante University's Analytical Atomic Spectrometry research group led by Analytical Chemistry Professor Juan Mora Pastor, has developed a new procedure and device to detect bitter almonds based on digital image processing ...

Ecology Oct 15, 2019

What does the future of plastic look like?

Plastic waste is a growing problem around the world, despite efforts to recycle or reduce plastic use. In order to really transform the recycling process, more attention needs to be paid to the composition of plastic, according ...

Materials Science Oct 18, 2019

Scientists develop a lithium-ion battery that won't catch fire

A flexible lithium-ion battery designed by a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and built to operate under extreme conditions—including cutting, submersion, and simulated ballistic impact—can ...

Space Exploration Oct 15, 2019

ExoMars parachute progress

Positive steps towards solving the problems discovered with the ExoMars mission parachutes have been taken in the last month to keep on track for the July-August 2020 launch window.

Materials Science Oct 02, 2019

New 3-D printing technique for biomaterials

A new way of 3-D printing soft materials such as gels and collagens offers a major step forward in the manufacture of artificial medical implants.

General Physics Oct 11, 2019

Six degrees of nuclear separation

Argonne scientists look to 3-D printing to ease separation anxiety, which paves the way to recycle more nuclear material.

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