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.

A newly developed material could help reduce signal losses in photonic devices, while boosting the efficiency of various light-based technologies.
2.17.2017
11:35am
A new innovation could make printing solar cells both simple and inexpensive.
2.17.2017
9:15am
With sensors placed in sports equipment, coaches will be able to track how fast the ball is moving or how players move across the field.
2.16.2017
3:12pm
A new 2D ‘wonder’ material will help produce flexible, highly efficient and much smaller electronic devices.
2.16.2017
2:41pm
A new diagnostic method has correctly predicted autism in 80 percent of high-risk infants, according to a new study.
2.16.2017
10:20am
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The microscope is about one square centimeter in size and is attached to a small printed circuit board, about half the size of a credit card.
2.16.2017
9:56am
Scientists believe they have estimated the lifetime of the solar nebula, which is a key stage during which much of the solar system evolution took shape.
2.15.2017
3:21pm
Researchers may have developed a cheaper and easier alternative to improving defect-ridden, low-quality, commercially manufactured diamonds.
2.15.2017
3:16pm
Purple bacteria has the ability to switch between energy sources and different electron donors depending on their surrounding environment.
2.15.2017
10:21am
The report recommends a set of overarching principals to be used by any nation in governing human genome editing research or applications.
2.15.2017
10:12am
The results could help astronomers understand the workings of the cosmic thermostat that controls the launching of radio jets from the super-massive black hole.
2.14.2017
3:01pm
A new nanofiber-on-microfiber matrix could lead to more and better quality stem cells for disease treatment and regenerative therapies.
2.14.2017
2:39pm
A new device that is small enough to fit into a contact lens may lead the way for a method to conduct ultrasounds and other scientific applications.
2.14.2017
10:27am
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Researchers developed a class of walking bio-bots powered by muscle cells and controlled with electrical optical pulses.
2.13.2017
3:35pm
Fish are being pushed from their homes by seismic testing, a surveying method that uses dynamite, a specialized air gun or a seismic vibrator to develop images...
2.13.2017
3:14pm
New research may have circumvented the study of nutrients in brains, which previously was restricted to postmortem or non-human tissue.
2.10.2017
4:36pm
A new model kidney might help improve medicines and treatments for kidney diseases, while also replacing human and animal testing.
2.10.2017
2:33pm
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, scientists have created a 3D heart tissue that beats in synchronized harmony.
2.10.2017
2:20pm
Device alerts transform communication when an officer is shot or stabbed.
2.10.2017
10:21am
Those hot summer days may soon get a little bit cooler thanks to a new material that can help cool down roofs.
2.10.2017
10:11am
One microchip generates terahertz waves and a second chip captures and reads intricate details of the waves.
2.9.2017
3:00pm
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3D printing may have saved the life of 20-month old Nate Yamane after his pulmonary artery, repaired once before, began to narrow again.
2.9.2017
2:37pm
A compound extracted from a deep-water marine sponge could end up helping develop antibacterial solutions against a drug-resistant “super bacteria.”
2.9.2017
10:42am
Microbes in the gut and their byproducts may uncover a better understanding of human health.
2.9.2017
9:33am
A recent study has uncovered a mineral that can convert sunlight, heat and movement all at once into electricity.
2.8.2017
3:11pm
Scientists have identified an exotic binary star system 380 light-years away as a white dwarf pulsar, the first ever discovered in the universe.
2.8.2017
2:41pm
The continuous operation of an all diode-pumped, high-energy femtosecond petawatt laser system has been demonstrated.
2.8.2017
10:29am
The latest satellite data shows that the rift in the Larsen C ice shelf in Antarctica has grown 10 kilometers (km) since the new year, bringing the total to...
2.8.2017
10:18am
This could lead to the identification of new antibiotic treatments and vaccines.
2.7.2017
2:30pm
A giant black hole has been on a decade long feast of a nearby star.
2.7.2017
2:29pm
Researchers have made a cheaper and more efficient microbial fuel cell by developing an electrode using chemically enhanced paper.
2.7.2017
10:17am
Building on a previous breakthrough, researchers were able to use an improved gene therapy vector to improve the hearing of genetically deaf mice.
2.6.2017
3:39pm
A specialized enzyme may be the key to breaking down the rigid plant cell wall components needed to convert plant biomass to fuels and chemicals.
2.6.2017
3:39pm
The Bee Corp is preparing to begin research and development on building and testing sensors to better understand bee needs and behaviors.
2.6.2017
10:30am
The human brain can only store so much information before it needs to recalibrate.
2.3.2017
3:26pm
The Earth’s water may have actually originally formed by chemical reactions between silicon and fluid hydrogen deep within the planet’s mantle.
2.3.2017
2:55pm
All-solid-state batteries could eventually replace the common lithium-ion battery made with liquid electrolytes.
2.3.2017
10:37am
A new thin, flexible, light-absorbing material may be a boon for advancements in energy and stealth applications.
2.2.2017
3:07pm
A new light source could pave the way for a more efficient microchip capable of handling gigabits per second data speeds.
2.2.2017
2:34pm