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.

Scientists have found that primitive jellyfish Cassiopea sleep, implying that sleep may be largely untouched by millennia of evolution.
10.17.2017
3:06pm
Machine learning can help predict if a so-called “high-risk” lesion, identified via a needle biopsy and a mammogram, will turn out be benign at surgery.
10.17.2017
2:07pm
A diet full of junk food isn’t the only thing that can have a negative impact on the digestive system.
10.17.2017
9:31am
For the first time in history, scientists have observed and measured a gravitational wave event in multiple mediums including optical, gamma ray and X-ray.
10.16.2017
2:58pm
Researchers are tapping into the properties of “bubbles” to create a new, lightweight material that expands with heat to fill any given shape.
10.16.2017
10:15am
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Scientists are making a push to study how the processes of sleep and hungry co-operate.
10.13.2017
3:15pm
Scientists have discovered a hole the size of Lake Superior, making it the biggest polynya observed in Antarctica’s Weddell Sea.
10.13.2017
1:49pm
Scientists have found a new mechanism that sheds light on the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer's disease.
10.13.2017
10:19am
There are no known asteroids currently predicted to impact Earth for the next 100 years.
10.12.2017
2:30pm
Chemical engineers have examined the carbon footprint of anaerobic digestion.
10.12.2017
1:14pm
Soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder may benefit from talking to a virtual interviewer rather than an actual person.
10.12.2017
10:29am
The café is made of 700-pounds of stainless steel and includes a front counter, back counter and door.
10.12.2017
10:27am
The increasing fear of drug-resistant superbugs is leading to a growing push for the next generation of antibiotics.
10.11.2017
2:57pm
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Researchers have found surprising results when substituting atoms into the process to create 2D alloys.
10.11.2017
2:50pm
Neuron hyperactivity after injury could also lead to intractable pain, muscle spasms or agitation in the patient.
10.11.2017
9:46am
A ‘forgetful’ computer could result in a better computer.
10.10.2017
2:54pm
Scientists plan to build a system that can respond to inquiries based on documents written in so-called "low resource" languages.
10.10.2017
2:46pm
Dentists write more than 24.5 million prescriptions for antibiotics a year.
10.10.2017
9:21am
Scott Pruitt, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has announced the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, which regulated carbon...
10.9.2017
5:00pm
The study shows that the ancient Eridania sea held about 50,000 cubic miles of water at one point.
10.9.2017
10:20am
The ultralight, silver nanowire aerogel could yield positive results in fuel cells, energy storage, medical devices and electronics.
10.6.2017
11:43am
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While it is inevitable that robots are coming to the assembly line, thanks to virtual reality the supervisor may not even need to be in the same building.
10.6.2017
11:36am
Researchers are turning to advanced techniques to better identify brain tumors.
10.6.2017
9:57am
Biomedical engineers have developed a new glue that is ideal for sealing wounds in body tissues that continually expand and relax, including lungs, hearts and...
10.5.2017
3:24pm
Researchers have tapped into “body-on-a-chip” technology by combining micro-organs in a monitored system to mimic how the human body responds to medications.
10.5.2017
3:15pm
Researchers have developed an inexpensive method to extract hydrogen from seawater, which could result in a more efficient way to power fuel cells.
10.5.2017
10:29am
Scientists have created an autonomous molecular machine at the nanoscale—made of a single strand of DNA— that can autonomously ‘walk’ around a surface.
10.4.2017
3:26pm
The researchers examined ocean sediment cores over the past 100,000 years and found that the iron likely came in the form of dust blown into the ocean.
10.4.2017
3:14pm
A team of scientists are hopeful they can develop a new method to convert biomass that involves less heat and energy.
10.4.2017
10:40am
Scientists have tapped into the body’s natural healing process to develop a new method to repair damaged tissue.
10.3.2017
3:58pm
A team of astronomers led by the University of Portsmouth have found evidence of dynamical dark energy.
10.3.2017
3:45pm
Checking vital health statistics may someday be as simple as shinning a light on a tattoo.
10.3.2017
9:56am
A team of researchers have tapped into the potential of fast-moving magnetic particles that could yield a new form of data storage.
10.3.2017
9:42am
Microneedles can capture the clear fluid between cells in the middle layer of skin.
10.2.2017
2:34pm
The researchers mixed asphalt with conductive graphene nanoribbons and coated the composite with lithium metal through electrochemical deposition.
10.2.2017
1:20pm
Researchers have discovered that muscles contain a circadian clock, which makes it possible for the body to coordinate with the day-night cycle.
10.2.2017
10:09am
Scientists may have taken the next step in using algae as a viable option for renewable fuels.
9.29.2017
2:50pm
The brutal cold days of winter may soon be easier with electrically heated clothing.
9.29.2017
10:04am
Scientists have discovered that stem cells in the brain’s hypothalamus govern how fast aging occurs in the body.
9.29.2017
9:36am