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.

Beginning August 1, gun manufacturers can legally post online instructions to 3D print firearms, thanks to a recent court settlement.
7.20.2018
3:41pm
Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine are currently testing a drug that is in clinical trials to treat Parkinson’s disease for the possibility that it could...
7.20.2018
11:13am
A new process combining existing manufacturing tools with enhanced speed and precision could help produce faster electronics.
7.19.2018
3:50pm
Using a liquid metal, researchers have improved the energy storage capabilities of flow batteries, while also reducing production costs.
7.19.2018
3:44pm
Scientists may have found a way to reduce the chance of autism, by adjusting the diet of at-risk pregnant women.
7.19.2018
11:14am
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Researchers believe they can significantly cut down on the amount of people suffering from dementia that are undiagnosed.
7.18.2018
2:36pm
Scientists have found a novel way to measure nitrogen levels in soil, a discovery that could help farmers better determine nitrogen fertilizer needs.
7.18.2018
2:12pm
Researchers have found that microbiome communities within thawing permafrost could provide a more accurate way to predict the rate of global warming.
7.18.2018
11:14am
Researchers have created a new tool that could aid designers for video games, virtual reality and animation in making more realistic virtual textures.
7.17.2018
3:17pm
The classic joystick method to pilot drones may soon be replaced by new technology that allows users to drive drones using the motion of their bodies.
7.17.2018
1:57pm
One of the first in-depth looks into the impact of CRISPR/Cas9 is raising questions regarding the safety of the gene editing tool.
7.17.2018
10:59am
The key to making the material work is the high population of fluorine-containing species in the interphases.
7.16.2018
3:50pm
A team has developed a prototype robot that is able to express emotions through changes in its outer surface with a skin that covers a grid of texture units...
7.16.2018
3:45pm
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Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) believe they have found a substantial cache of diamonds hidden in the Earth’s interior.
7.16.2018
11:06am
The world’s newest and most powerful radio telescope will allow astronomers explore exploding stars, black holes and traces of the origins of the universe.
7.13.2018
4:00pm
A team has found a new method to examine stress and inflammation in the heart, a discovery which could provide further insight into Parkinson’s disease.
7.13.2018
11:06am
The first ever Advanced RISC (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) Machine (ARM) supercomputer prototype is expected to be deployed later this summer.
7.12.2018
3:26pm
New insight regarding when healthy tau proteins turn toxic in the early stages of Alzheimer’s could yield novel treatment options.
7.11.2018
3:34pm
Carbon nanotubes could lead to clothing that can double as a battery, a discovery that could be particularly useful for the military.
7.11.2018
10:54am
Scientists are leveraging new and powerful supercomputers to better assess the risk of earthquakes near some of the country’s most active fault lines.
7.10.2018
3:39pm
A team from Stanford University is using a new artificial intelligence (AI) system to better predict potential side effects from drug combinations.
7.10.2018
11:04am
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A team has created a small silicon-based device that harnesses waste heat and converts it to direct current (DC) power.
7.9.2018
4:07pm
Scientists have found a cheaper way to use foldable paper for electronic devices.
7.9.2018
4:03pm
A new artificial intelligence (AI) system trained on artificial x-rays is helping researchers identify rare medical conditions in medical images.
7.9.2018
10:53am
A team from the Delft University of Technology have developed a highly sensitive and versatile hydrogen sensor made of a thin layer of tungsten trioxide that...
7.6.2018
2:49pm
Engineers have developed a new prototype bandage that actively monitors the condition of chronic wounds and delivers the appropriate drug treatments.
7.6.2018
10:31am
Scientists from the University of Warwick have developed a new method to view proteins that are inside of human cells using Ferritin, a large protein shell...
7.5.2018
2:09pm
A new advancement in solar cells could enable solar power in areas plagued by frequent overcast skies.
7.5.2018
10:27am
A new dual threat window could double the energy efficiency of average households.
7.3.2018
3:27pm
Researchers have developed a new method combing machine learning and quantum chemistry that could result in catalysts that are less expensive to design.
7.3.2018
10:51am
A team has created new virtual reality (VR) cloud-based tools that could lead to new drug discoveries and boost the teaching of chemistry.
7.2.2018
3:29pm
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a new process that enables manufactures to make a water-repellent coating on natural...
7.2.2018
11:03am
Georgia Tech researchers have found new information about exoplanets 500 light years away that further verifies that they share various similarities with Earth.
6.29.2018
9:25am
Scientists believe that projected climate change could cause a population decline in a species of bees common to the western U.S. and northern Mexico.
6.28.2018
5:02pm
A biological phenomenon the explains how termites build nests or how beavers build dams has led to a new class of robots.
6.28.2018
1:46pm
Researchers are using graphene to develop a new type of photodetector that has superior sensing and imaging capabilities.
6.28.2018
1:30pm
A newly discovered family of enzymes might hold the key to converting plant waste into sustainable products like nylon, plastics, chemicals and fuels.
6.28.2018
10:04am
Researchers have developed a material where different layers of cells with different properties combine to enable it to change colors.
6.27.2018
3:51pm
The number one public complaint the Federal Aviation Administration receives is about aircraft noise.
6.27.2018
3:50pm