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.

Many devices that are commonly in homes are now vulnerable to threats of malware and other security hacks.
9.19.2017
2:37pm
Researchers at Houston Methodist have discovered a critical target for the development of a potential Group A Streptococcus vaccine or antibiotic to combat it.
9.19.2017
9:56am
A fat-regulating enzyme may play a key role in a number of diseases including obesity, diabetes and cancer.
9.18.2017
3:22pm
Researchers have found a new additive for conventional fuel that may lead to a cleaner combustion.
9.18.2017
3:16pm
Researchers have developed a method to turn optical data into readable soundwaves.
9.18.2017
10:22am
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A team has successfully turned off the impulse to drink alcohol in mice.
9.15.2017
3:35pm
NASA announced on Sept. 15 that the longtime spacecraft orbiting Saturn has deliberately plunged into Saturn’s atmosphere.
9.15.2017
3:30pm
Researchers from Lancaster University have created a method using quantum technology to produce renewable fuel from water.
9.15.2017
11:07am
Hyperloop One has awarded 10 winners of the Hyperloop One Global Challenge, identifying the strongest new Hyperloop routes from around the world.
9.15.2017
10:48am
Researchers are utilizing A.I. to identify locations where the electric grid is susceptible to disruption.
9.14.2017
3:32pm
"Planet 9" could have actually formed closer to the Sun than previously hypothesized.
9.14.2017
3:18pm
IBM scientists have begun simulating molecules on a quantum computer, an advancement that could lead to great strides in the future of chemistry and materials...
9.14.2017
10:46am
New research suggests that tectonic plates aren’t as strong as previously believed.
9.13.2017
3:26pm
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Structures created by 3D printers that can fold themselves could lead to a number of new applications, including 3D printable robots.
9.13.2017
3:16pm
Artificial organs may soon be cheaper and more efficient with the advent of a new bio-ink that can be printed and molded into specific organ or tissue shapes.
9.13.2017
10:46am
Scientists have identified another way smoking impacts lung cancer development.
9.13.2017
10:40am
A tattoo may leave its mark on more than just the skin.
9.12.2017
3:37pm
A type of glycan—which can survive even in a four-million-year old animal fossil—can provide scientists crucial information when DNA is not available.
9.12.2017
3:12pm
Coffee lovers beware— a new study indicates that climate change could significantly reduce coffee growing areas in Latin America.
9.12.2017
10:29am
Findings suggest that the timing of when you consume calories, relative to your own biological timing may be more important than the actual time of day.
9.11.2017
3:44pm
This could be used for several applications, including tuneable optical filters and miniature chemical sensors.
9.11.2017
3:38pm
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Sugar may hold the key to eliminating the reliance on fossil fuels to produce products like shampoo, medicine and other everyday products.
9.11.2017
10:27am
A pair of research titans are partnering on a new laboratory to pursue joint research in artificial intelligence (AI).
9.8.2017
2:42pm
Scientists have located a protein that links abuse of alcohol to changes in the brain’s reward center.
9.8.2017
2:38pm
A new tool can identify cancerous tissue during surgery in a matter of seconds.
9.8.2017
10:17am
A new medical tracking device can attach to the skin and send crucial data to a smart phone application.
9.7.2017
3:16pm
Imagine a medical delivery system that can dissolve in a patient’s body once its mission is complete.
9.7.2017
10:29am
A portable allergen detection system—including a keychain analyzer—can detect cross contamination in food before a costly trip to the emergency room.
9.6.2017
3:34pm
The area is designated by the EPA as being among America’s most intensely contaminated places.
9.6.2017
3:06pm
Researchers are targeting the most common regulator of cells in the body with an entirely new approach.
9.6.2017
10:32am
Scientists took another steps towards finding out whether life can exist on Mars after the recent discovery of boron on the planet.
9.5.2017
3:14pm
Radiative sky cooling is a natural process that results from the movements of molecules releasing heat.
9.5.2017
3:02pm
The link between type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease (CHD) is becoming clearer.
9.5.2017
10:38am
A team is developing six multidisciplinary pilot projects highlighting the potential of VR and AR applications that could be used by NASA in the future.
8.25.2017
9:59am
A trio of single-celled, algae-like organisms may be the key to producing the high quantities of sugar required to make biofuels.
8.24.2017
10:24am
The Andean Plateau—which has an average height of more than 12,000 feet—covers much of Bolivia and parts of Peru, Chile, and Argentina.
8.23.2017
3:20pm
X-rays from type Ia supernovae might clue scientists in on some of the lesser known features of exploding stars.
8.23.2017
2:55pm
The metamaterial has a honeycomb microstructure to provide a super-elasticity and structural robustness.
8.23.2017
10:34am
Researchers have come together to develop an AI system that can accurately identify types of traumatic brain injuries from computed tomography (CT) scans.
8.22.2017
2:44pm