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.

Expert discuss the commercial space industry during a panel at the ISS R&D Conference 2017.
7.20.2017
3:35pm
A deadly and debilitating virus holds the key for a potentially unlocking a new indestructible material.
7.20.2017
10:46am
NASA astronaut Kate Rubins recapped her 150 days in space during the second day of the International Space Station (ISS) R&D 2017 Conference.
7.19.2017
3:09pm
This new study suggests that a single domestication event of modern dogs from a population of gray wolves occurred between 20,000 and 40,000 years ago.
7.19.2017
10:20am
Researchers from the University of Manchester have discovered that due to the massive size and weight of the dinosaur the T. rex’s leg bones would have buckled...
7.19.2017
8:00am
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New from the International Space Station (ISS) R&D Conference 2017 conference highlights the potential of studying hurricanes and typhoons from space.
7.18.2017
4:00pm
Longer observational studies found a link between consumption and higher risks of weight gain and obesity and a bevy of other health issues.
7.18.2017
9:47am
A hypoallergenic electronic sensor might enable patients to monitor their long-term health.
7.17.2017
3:40pm
Survivors of the September 11 terrorist attack are suffering from an increased long-term risk of asthma, other respiratory diseases and heart attacks.
7.17.2017
3:36pm
Adding a small amount of fluorine could turn white graphene into a semiconductor with magnetic properties, making the material suitable for electronics.
7.17.2017
10:34am
Diesel cars might be the best bet for the environment, according to a new study.
7.14.2017
2:29pm
Male mice that ate tomato powder daily for 35 weeks saw a 50 percent decrease in skin cancer tumors.
7.14.2017
2:20pm
Scientists are working to implement a decision-making feature to self-driving cars so they have the ability to make the ethical decisions that human drivers do.
7.14.2017
11:07am
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New technologies could enable properties to share solar energy rather than exporting surplus electricity to the national grid.
7.14.2017
10:55am
A team of neurologists has developed a hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument called the Encephalophone.
7.13.2017
3:31pm
A German Enigma machine, used by Nazis to encrypt messages during World War II, was sold to an online bidder for $51,620 after the seller paid only $115.
7.13.2017
3:20pm
Researchers may have created a new, safer way to conduct magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) tests.
7.13.2017
10:55am
India may be able to integrate 175 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy into their electricity grid by 2022.
7.12.2017
3:23pm
A team of researchers studied the impact of growing temperatures on the labor output and productivity of manual agricultural grape-picking workers in the wine...
7.12.2017
2:59pm
Researchers from Project MIDAS, a UK-based Antarctic research project, announced on July 12 that the piece, which will likely be named A68 and has a volume...
7.12.2017
10:37am
Poor sleep may play a key role in the eventual development of Alzheimer’s disease.
7.12.2017
10:36am
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A team from Southern Methodist University have used photoswitch molecules to bring to life 3D light structures that can be viewed from 360 degrees.
7.11.2017
3:53pm
After analyzing both common and rare species, scientists believe billions of regional or local populations have been wiped out.
7.11.2017
3:45pm
Researchers have discovered that changes in the visual systems of patients may clue them into biomarkers for the early detection and monitoring of the disease.
7.11.2017
10:34am
Dandelion—a new Google/ Alphabet spinoff company— is offering geothermal heating and cooling systems.
7.10.2017
3:43pm
A newly discovered biomarker could spark a more accurate and quicker test to discover whether a brain injury has occurred.
7.10.2017
10:39am
Researchers have found a new target that could lead to better therapies to prevent bone fractures for type 2 diabetes patients.
7.7.2017
2:28pm
A push to make robots more easily customized and more flexible will increase their use.
7.7.2017
1:52pm
Researchers are working to reduce pirated and counterfeit products with a new unique identification system.
7.7.2017
10:15am
Researchers continue to make leaps in improving cell phones and other electronic devices by increasing power and reducing costs.
7.6.2017
4:00pm
The cause of mysterious holes found in the jaw of a prized Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton known as ‘Sue’ may finally be uncovered.
7.6.2017
3:55pm
This breakthrough could enable power distribution systems to route renewable energy from homes and businesses into the power grid.
7.6.2017
9:43am
A new handheld scanner may enable doctors to diagnose patients with heart disease instantly.
7.5.2017
2:58pm
The brains of these insects could hold the key to creating more precise cameras.
7.5.2017
2:13pm
This method could improve nuclear nonproliferation and enhance security applications for nuclear waste.
7.5.2017
8:40am
The system could also be applied to moving particles around inside the body for medical treatments and optically based nanomachinery.
7.3.2017
9:10am
Researchers have developed a window that controls different factors by varying tint, saving up to 40 percent on an average building’s energy costs.
6.30.2017
2:30pm
Scientists have found that altering fat tissue to become more metabolically active may prevent obesity.
6.30.2017
2:22pm
A new device, the size of a postage stamp, may improve the efficiency in which clinicians can diagnose diseases.
6.30.2017
10:49am