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.

The researchers were able to use their nanoscale semiconductor to raise the energy conversion rate to at least 40 percent.
1.19.2017
10:28am
The new genetic immunodeficiency is the result of a mutation in a gene called STAT2.
1.18.2017
3:15pm
A highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly family of superbugs may be spreading throughout U.S. hospitals.
1.18.2017
2:30pm
A new method of deactivating nano twins to improve the high-temperature properties of superalloys may lead to a cleaner jet engine.
1.18.2017
10:22am
Scientists are continuing to learn about one of the world’s most unknown elements.
1.17.2017
3:04pm
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A three-continent research data sharing project is making headways in an effort to globalize research telecommunications.
1.17.2017
2:55pm
Researchers have been able to identify a protein with prion-forming potential in the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.
1.17.2017
10:38am
The dimming is a sign that the donating star stopped sending matter to the compact dwarf and it’s unclear why.
1.17.2017
10:30am
The humid summers common in the northeast U.S. are fostering the survival of ticks, while they are dying off during the more arid southern summers.
1.16.2017
3:29pm
Researchers are working to pinpoint which algae is best used as a source for renewable energy.
1.16.2017
3:21pm
A soy-based air filter made using natural, purified soy protein and bacterial cellulose may help clean up the air worldwide.
1.16.2017
10:25am
Researchers have discovered the genome sequence for Coffea arabica, the species responsible for 70 percent of the global coffee production.
1.13.2017
3:00pm
The newly discovered Zelonia australiensis was found in a species of black flies that share an evolutionary ancestor with “flesh-eating” parasites.
1.13.2017
2:47pm
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In the future your smart watch may be able to monitor your heart rate, count your steps and suggest whether or not you are catching a cold.
1.13.2017
10:24am
The model, developed at MIT, describes a neural circuit consisting of an array of input neurons and an equivalent number of output neurons.
1.13.2017
10:15am
Major organizations like the NFL, Disney and Apple will soon may be able to commandeer drones that are entering into their airspace.
1.12.2017
3:16pm
Concussions will accelerate brain atrophy and cognitive decline in people who are already at a genetic risk for the disease.
1.12.2017
3:12pm
The mysterious ‘shadow play’ captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in each of the last two years has been identified by NASA.
1.12.2017
10:25am
ZapGo has developed the 5-Minute Charger that utilizes carbon-ion technology to charge a cell phone in a manner of minutes.
1.11.2017
3:01pm
Researchers have developed a new crop protection technique that may be a better alternative to genetically-modified crops and chemical pesticides.
1.11.2017
2:40pm
Increased levels of domoic acid— a natural toxin that is produced by certain types of marine algae—are linked to warmer ocean conditions off the coast of...
1.11.2017
10:07am
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Scientists have tapped into a new resource in the ongoing fight against viruses transmitted by mosquitoes and other arthropods.
1.10.2017
2:42pm
In a new study, researchers determined that the moon was formed by a number of run-ins with smaller objects rather than one large collusion.
1.10.2017
10:21am
Chemicals from these plants could yield potential drug candidates for both neurodegenerative disorders.
1.9.2017
2:52pm
The commonly held belief that brain tissue is slowly lost with age is now being questioned.
1.9.2017
10:08am
A new method to narrow down more effective patterns of electric shock could lead to personalized treatment options for patients suffering from the nervous...
1.6.2017
12:42pm
The underwater ecosystems may be some of the earliest victims of the ongoing threat of climate change.
1.6.2017
12:33pm
A new technique could pave the way for a cheaper cost of polymer solar cells and organic electronic devices, while potentially expanding the applications of...
1.5.2017
2:45pm
Researchers have developed a new technique that identifies threats to various species caused by the global supply chains that fuel our consumption.
1.5.2017
12:44am
A new method has emerged that uses an artificial leaf to efficiently convert sunlight into fuel in a move that could help reduce carbon emissions.
1.4.2017
11:19am
Researchers have identified the long-sought “attack” signal in type 1 diabetes.
1.4.2017
9:21am
The researchers who developed the use of a quantum mechanical effect to convert heat into electricity have created a way to apply their technique into a form...
1.3.2017
2:51pm
It likely took a dinosaur egg more time to hatch than what was previously thought.
1.3.2017
12:54pm
Researchers may have pinpointed the movement and evolution of the pathogen that caused the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840’s that devastated potato crops...
1.3.2017
10:10am
The next flight you go on, you may be peppered with questions by ... an android.
12.30.2016
8:35am
Researchers may have uncovered one of the oral hygiene habits of the ancient human that would sure to please modern orthodontists.
12.29.2016
8:11am
The popularity of the cloud has led to hackers finding the Internet-based data storage system ripe for the picking.
12.29.2016
4:50am
Inspired by Wolverine from X-Men, a scientist is one step closer to developing the self-healing powers synonymous with his favorite Marvel character.
12.28.2016
7:48am
Scientists have zeroed in on a cluster of brain cells that controls the sleep and wake cycles in most mammals and may explain why people don’t feel jet-lagged...
12.27.2016
10:36am