Kenny Walter
Digital Reporter

Kenny Walter is a reporter for R&D Magazine. After graduating with a B.A. in journalism from Temple in 2008 he spent more than seven years as a reporter with Greater Media Newspapers covering municipal and state government with a focus on municipal finances and environmental issues.

Artificial intelligence models may be the new tool to help screen and evaluate efforts in tuberculosis-prevalent areas that have limited access to radiologists.
4.25.2017
3:01pm
The womb-like environment stimulates prenatal fluid, giving extremely premature babies more time to develop their lungs and other organs.
4.25.2017
2:58pm
A new renewable energy source might come from the world’s simplest alcohol.
4.25.2017
10:26am
Researchers are turning to cannabidiol to help cut seizures in half for those suffering from a severe form of epilepsy.
4.24.2017
3:34pm
A team of researchers have developed a single-unit, photo-rechargeable portable power source that is designed to work under sunlight.
4.24.2017
3:20pm
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Rush Holt, Ph.D., CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), gave an interview with R&D Magazine about the reasons for the...
4.24.2017
10:33am
A breath test—which detected the presence of traces of RNA molecules— correctly determined the health status of 98 percent of study participants.
4.21.2017
3:22pm
Due to the selective nature of the material, it has potential for nanofiltration applications to held rid water of contaminants.
4.21.2017
3:05pm
A new 3D quantum liquid crystal may pave the way for ultrafast quantum computers in the near future.
4.21.2017
9:57am
Researchers have found that bacteria can help counteract triclosan, a top environmental contaminant since the 1960’s.
4.20.2017
3:42pm
Researchers have found that the exoplanets that are most likely to be habitable appear to be primarily water.
4.20.2017
3:34pm
This Earth Day, thousands are expected to gather in Washington D.C. and in over 400 locations around the world as part of the March for Science.
4.20.2017
10:34am
Researchers have shown that strawberry extract can inhibit the spread of laboratory-grown breast cancer cells.
4.19.2017
3:29pm
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A group of Japanese researchers has developed a new method to synthesize oil within microalgae cells, which could lead to more efficient biofuel development.
4.19.2017
3:11pm
Thick ice deposits along Arctic rivers are melting significantly faster than they did earlier this century.
4.19.2017
10:17am
A new species of clingfish that has been stuck in a preserved jar in Australia since the 1970’s has finally been identified.
4.18.2017
3:21pm
A pair of supermassive black holes have been found in a duo of ultra-compact dwarf galaxies.
4.18.2017
3:17pm
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory dedicates the entire week to the femtosecond—one quadrillionth of a second—from April 17 to April 21.
4.18.2017
10:51am
Scientists may have finally determined why animals that live in caves often become blind.
4.17.2017
3:33pm
Researchers have tapped into nano-antennas in an effort to control light propagating in waveguides.
4.17.2017
3:19pm
A new camera is emerging that has the capability to capture a detailed micron-resolution image from a distance.
4.17.2017
10:45am
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NASA has provided some insight into the icy, ocean-bearing moons of Jupiter and Saturn that could one day lead to proof of life outside of Earth.
4.13.2017
3:25pm
Self-driving cars may soon be getting an upgrade with a new surveying system enhancement.
4.13.2017
1:50pm
A new 3D printing method has enabled researchers to create objects that can permanently transform into a range of different shapes in response to heat.
4.13.2017
9:29am
Researchers previously thought that the early dinosaurs were about the size of a chicken and walked on two legs.
4.12.2017
3:40pm
The Welwalk WW-1000 system, designed by Toyota, is a motorized mechanical frame that fits on a person’s leg from the knee down.
4.12.2017
3:11pm
Engineers have developed nanowire technology, which may enable researchers to better understand how single cells communicate in large neuronal networks.
4.12.2017
10:45am
A novel type of robot that can communicate and share images quickly may be better suited than humans for certain high-risk jobs.
4.12.2017
10:29am
Researchers are using unique graphic characters as the latest tool to help doctors detect signs of Alzheimer’s disease significantly earlier.
4.11.2017
2:18pm
Deep within the dark depths of the sea many marine animals are providing their own electricity.
4.11.2017
10:21am
There is metal in the atmosphere of the Red Planet, according to new NASA research.
4.11.2017
10:15am
Researchers have found that three out of 10 bed bug populations collected have shown a significant reduction in susceptibility.
4.10.2017
2:30pm
Researchers may have unlocked several new applications in printed electronics.
4.10.2017
1:16pm
Researchers revealed that memories are actually formed simultaneously in the hippocampus and the long-term storage location in the brain’s cortex.
4.10.2017
10:20am
A group of astronomers has detected what may be a close relative to Venus about 219 light-years away.
4.10.2017
9:25am
The super laser made popular in the Star Wars movies may soon be more than a feature in a popular film series.
4.7.2017
1:44pm
People with the “night owl” variant of this gene have a longer circadian cycle than most, which makes them stay awake later.
4.7.2017
10:32am
Stronger wind shears within the jet stream caused by climate change may lead to increased severe turbulence in the near future.
4.6.2017
3:16pm
Researchers believe the migration pattern began more than 13,000 years ago during the Late Glacial period.
4.6.2017
3:10pm