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.

Researchers have devised a way to manufacture optical nanotechnologies and create a “microhouse” so small even a mite cannot fit through the door.
5.18.2018
3:20pm
The new system could serve as a virtual test-bed for several different environmental conditions where researchers want to test and train fast-flying drones.
5.18.2018
11:13am
Researchers have developed a new process to capture carbon dioxide (CO₂) produced by industrial processes and used renewable electricity, like solar power.
5.17.2018
4:08pm
By implanting “living drug factories” into the bodies of diabetes patients, researchers believe they could eliminate the everyday hassle of finger pricks and...
5.17.2018
3:59pm
New organ-on-chip technology modeling human spinal cords could one day lead to personalized treatments for neurological disorders.
5.16.2018
3:43pm
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Researchers have developed new modular blocks that could result in cheap and easily built diagnostic tools for a plethora of different diseases.
5.16.2018
10:58am
Researchers have demonstrated that a noninvasive brain stimulation technique may dampen brain activity in response to drug cues.
5.15.2018
3:30pm
In what is being called a “high-risk, high-reward” mission, NASA officials announced plans to send a helicopter to Mars in 2020.
5.15.2018
3:26pm
Scientists have tapped into an abundant and cheap biopolymer from trees to make the next generation of fuel cells.
5.15.2018
10:47am
Using BAAM, researchers have fabricated NdFeB bonded magnets with no size or shape limitations, no rare earth waste, no tooling costs and less energy consumed.
5.14.2018
3:23pm
By using a special type of laser beam, researchers are able to connect, arrange and merge artificial cells in whatever structure they choose.
5.14.2018
10:43am
Researchers have developed a new method to orient liquid crystals that could be used to increase the viewing angle of liquid-crystal displays (LCDs).
5.11.2018
3:37pm
Researchers found that nanodiamonds, in combination with molybdenum disulfide, create a form of carbon ideal for dry lubrications.
5.11.2018
11:00am
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Industry stakeholders predict that the healthcare industry is going to transform in the next five to ten years, largely because of growth in technologies like...
5.10.2018
4:02pm
Researchers have discovered a new ‘cloaking’ material that could make an object appear invisible to underwater instruments like sonar.
5.10.2018
10:53am
Protein clumping in the heart could contribute to the development of heart failure, similar to how protein clumps accumulate in the brain’s of people suffering...
5.9.2018
2:54pm
A new MRI glove could help doctors better diagnose repetitive strain injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, which often-plague office workers, athletes and...
5.9.2018
10:46am
A team of scientists has created a simple and robust approach to directly reprogram mature skin cells into immature muscle cells in mice, a discovery that...
5.8.2018
3:25pm
A team from the University of Buffalo has developed a chemical sensing chip that could one day yield a portable drug detector.
5.8.2018
10:32am
Researchers have created an advanced navigation system that allows self-driving vehicles to bypass 3D maps and drive on roads they’ve never been on before.
5.7.2018
10:36am
Researchers have developed a new switching element from chromia (Cr₂O₃) that could be scaled down to be used in computer memory and flash drives.
5.4.2018
3:38pm
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Engineered polymer membranes could be a new option for water treatment plants looking to more efficiently filter contaminants from drinking water.
5.4.2018
3:29pm
The mechanisms of tadpole brains could provide scientists with new information on how autism develops in humans.
5.4.2018
10:31am
The team is hopeful that a solar still the size of a miniature refrigerator could generate 10-to-20 liters of clean water a day.
5.3.2018
3:47pm
Current technology is unable to detect leaks that are less than 1%. However, in some cases, 1% is 8,000 barrels a day.
5.3.2018
2:13pm
A new nuclear reactor power system could enable long-duration missions to the Moon, Mars and other far-reaching destinations in space.
5.3.2018
10:08am
A new prosthetic eye that uses organic pigments with direct electrical neurostimulation, could help restore sight in the blind.
5.2.2018
2:38pm
A new study shows that chronic pain and dependence on opioid painkillers is significantly reduced for older adults who are prescribed medical marijuana.
5.2.2018
10:47am
Researchers are developing a new pill that makes the tumors light up when exposed to infrared light.
5.1.2018
9:00am
Achieving consistent and steady feedback is often difficult for prosthetic users.
4.30.2018
10:53am
Researchers may have discovered new information on rice blast, a disease that destroys enough rice to feed 60 million people annually.
4.27.2018
3:32pm
A team has identified a potential therapeutic target to combat Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome, a disease characterized by premature aging.
4.27.2018
10:35am
A closer examination of the bat’s natural immunity to the Marburg virus and other diseases could yield new treatment options for humans.
4.26.2018
3:32pm
Researchers have developed an inorganic compound that adopts a crystal structure capable of sustaining a new state of matter.
4.26.2018
3:28pm
Researchers from the University of Minnesota have developed a method to print electronics on a human hand for the first time using a customized 3D printer.
4.26.2018
10:46am
The IceStorm90—an industrial cleaning machine that uses crushed ice cubes as a blast media—can clean using a tenth of the water required for pressure washers.
4.25.2018
3:35pm
Scientists are using machine learning to take some of the uncertainty out of how cancer treatments are actually impacting tumors.
4.25.2018
10:34am
Scientists have created a device the size of a smartphone that will allow doctors to quickly and accurate assess patients for multiple common infections.
4.24.2018
3:30pm
Researchers have developed a new technique that allows them to 3D print flat plastic items that fold themselves into predetermined shapes when heated.
4.24.2018
3:12pm