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Biotech Company Gets OK to Reverse Brain Death

May 4, 2016 9:19 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Bioquark has received the go-ahead to see if brain regeneration is possible in patients that have been declared clinically dead. 


A Nano-Engine That Could Power Next Generation of Robots

May 4, 2016 9:06 am | by Ryan Bushey, Digital Editor | Articles | Comments

Engineers have developed the world’s tiniest engine – just a few billionths of a metre in size – which uses light to power itself.


Critics Question Mine Exploration Near Alaska Eagle Preserve

May 4, 2016 6:00 am | by By Dan Joling, Associated Press | News | Comments

Wildlife advocates are concerned that a possible mining project near a major tributary of the river could threaten the eagles.


FiberMaxHP Enables High-Precision Alignment

May 3, 2016 4:06 pm | by Aerotech Inc. | Aerotech, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

FiberMaxHP is designed for critical photonics alignment in a highly automated, 24/7 production environment with no compromise in speed, accuracy, and resolution. 

Leveraging the Phone-to-Measure Lung Function

May 3, 2016 2:56 pm | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

These researchers decided to utilize a piece of prominent technology to gauge lung function. 


Replication of Colored 3D Models Simplified

May 3, 2016 11:56 am | News | Comments

The new method is a combination of an established industrial production technique and a new software.


Planet Nine: A World That Shouldn't Exist

May 3, 2016 11:47 am | by Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics | News | Comments

The presence of Planet Nine remains a bit of a mystery as theorists have puzzled over how this planet could end up in such a distant orbit.


Theory Changes Meaning of the Viking’s Rök Runestone

May 3, 2016 11:40 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

Previously thought to contain accounts of forgotten valor, the 9th-century Rök Runestone has puzzled scholars who wish to unlock its meaning. 


New Vortex Identification Method for 3D Complex Flow

May 3, 2016 11:24 am | by Science China Press | News | Comments

A new vortex identification method called method, may be helpful in advancing turbulence-related researches.


How Cell Corrects Errors Made in Gene Transcription

May 3, 2016 10:55 am | by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology | News | Comments

Scientists elucidated the dynamics of backtracking at atomistic level by building a kinetic model (Markov State Model) based on extensive molecular dynamics simulations. 


Is It Possible to Cry a River?

May 3, 2016 9:52 am | by University of Leicester | News | Comments

University students have examined the plausibility of crying a river, with some interesting results.   


Sea Urchin Maw Inspires Space-Exploration Device

May 3, 2016 9:45 am | by Greg Watry, Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

A team of scientists is looking for bioinspiration in the animal's teeth to utilize in devices used on Mars.  


New Nanoparticle Drug-Delivery Approach Could Treat Obesity

May 3, 2016 9:30 am | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) | News | Comments

Researchers have developed nanoparticles that can deliver antiobesity drugs directly to fat tissue.   


Market Pulse: Global Economic Growth Struggling to Break Through

May 3, 2016 9:20 am | by Tim Studt, Contributing Editor | Articles | Comments

Only one R&D Index member posted a gain for the week.


Biogen Plans to Spin Off Hemophilia Business

May 3, 2016 8:00 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The biotechnology giant says it plans to morph its hemophilia business into a separate, publicly traded company. 



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