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.

Those sleepless nights starring at a tablet or a smartphone may be alleviated by simply wearing an amber-tinted pair of glasses.
12.15.2017
3:21pm
At about 10:36 a.m. the Elon Musk-led space exploration company successfully launched nearly 4,800 pounds of cargo en route to the International Space Station...
12.15.2017
11:48am
Users may soon be able to control a robot that is miles and miles away through virtual reality.
12.14.2017
3:24pm
New research suggests that a nanovaccine could replace the dreaded flu shot as the best method to fight off the annual influenza virus.
12.14.2017
3:22pm
Researchers have developed a flexible, transparent electrical device that utilizes bursts of energy similar to the electric eel.
12.14.2017
10:18am
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There are about 250 million preschool-age children that are deficient in vitamin A, and 500,000 vitamin A-deficient children around the world become blind...
12.13.2017
3:50pm
With artificial graphene, the lattice can be engineered over a wide range of spacing and configurations that will allow for more versatile properties than the...
12.13.2017
10:44am
Scientists have identified one of the main obstacles preventing solid-state lithium-ion batteries from better performance.
12.12.2017
3:12pm
Engineers have created the structural framework to grow living tissues using a combination of 3D printing and electrospinning.
12.12.2017
2:57pm
A common medical test may help predict how long patients with cancer that has spread to the brain might survive and whether they are likely to respond to...
12.12.2017
10:39am
A new glass could improve the performance of solar cells and LEDs.
12.11.2017
3:59pm
A team has created a new hyperlens that can resolve objects much smaller than the wavelength of light using hexagonal boron nitride (hBN).
12.11.2017
3:53pm
New technology will allow users to write down numbers and letters on a computer screen without having to look at or touch the actual computer.
12.11.2017
10:09am
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The first brain cells that respond to sound have been identified, which could pave the way for early diagnostic tests for cognitive diseases like autism.
12.8.2017
12:59pm
Scientists believe they have created a gallium nitride power device to handle voltages of nearly double of what conventional devices can handle.
12.8.2017
12:49pm
A team of engineers has created a new smartphone case and application that allows diabetics to record and track their blood glucose readings in about 20...
12.8.2017
10:16am
The battery is a flexible and stretchable microbial fuel cell (MFC) monolithically integrated into a single sheet of textile substrate.
12.7.2017
2:56pm
A British sportswear company has partnered with The University of Manchester to produce new running and fitness shoes that incorporates graphene.
12.7.2017
2:50pm
Researchers have discovered a two-way link between traumatic brain injuries and intestinal changes that may contribute to increased infections in patients.
12.7.2017
10:50am
Researchers have measured the amount of a rare and heavy form of nitrogen gas (15N15N) in the air.
12.6.2017
3:29pm
Researchers have created artificial organ models from a 3D printer that mimic the exact anatomical structure, mechanical properties and look and feel of real...
12.6.2017
3:25pm
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Researchers have developed a new statistical method that is used with 3D imaging and shape analysis to accurately measure animal bone cut marks made by...
12.6.2017
10:37am
Engineers from the MIT have created a new ink from genetically programmed living cells that are engineered to light up in response to a variety of stimuli.
12.5.2017
4:00pm
Visible light is a hidden danger that most commercial sunscreens do not block.
12.5.2017
3:58pm
A new drug delivery system is able to focus largely on the diseased cells while leaving the healthy cells alone.
12.5.2017
10:31am
Engineers have created new computer maps that could help design platelet-matrix composites that replicate some of nature’s toughest substances.
12.4.2017
3:39pm
A new EEG is opening up insight into the brain’s visual system.
12.4.2017
3:21pm
The new graphene tweezers are more effective at trapping particles compared to other techniques because graphene is only a single atom thick—less than one...
12.4.2017
10:14am
Researchers from the British Antarctic Survey have discovered that a 100-square mile iceberg that was calving from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier (PIG) has...
12.1.2017
3:41pm
Researchers have found additional bones of a mammoth on the same site they found skeletal remains of the Ice Age-era animal in 2015.
12.1.2017
10:28am
Scientists may have identified a gene variant that, if reduced, may decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
11.30.2017
4:14pm
A new lightweight, high-powered wheelchair that is powered by high-pressurized air instead of batteries or electronics is offering users new recreational...
11.30.2017
11:07am
Researchers created an injectable gel that that slowly releases short gene sequences called microRNAs into the heart muscle.
11.29.2017
3:30pm
A team has developed a compact spectral polarimeter that can carry out mineralogical investigations on the surface of astronomical bodies.
11.29.2017
3:17pm
The researchers printed various detailed, handheld 3D objects within minutes including small eyeglass frames, a bevel gear and a miniature replica.
11.29.2017
10:30am
OATS, a 501c3, was founded in 2004 in Brooklyn to provide digital literacy training to Brooklynites over the age of 60.
11.28.2017
3:14pm
A research team has combined the innovation of synthetic biology with chemistry to create a brand-new platform that will lead to the production of new...
11.28.2017
10:33am
Bionik Laboratories has created ARKE, a one-size fits all exoskeleton that connects to the company’s cloud software to assist wheelchair-bound individuals with...
11.27.2017
4:08pm
An international team of researchers have found common houseflies and blowflies carry potentially hundreds of diseases that can be harmful to humans.
11.27.2017
11:14am