Laura Panjwani
Editor

Laura Panjwani is the editor of R&D Magazine. She has broad experience in science journalism, previously serving as a writer/editor for OncLive, a publication for oncologists, and for Water Online, a news website for water and wastewater engineers. She also worked in traditional media for several years as a reporter for The Asbury Park Press and as a copy-editor for The Star-Ledger, both in New Jersey.  

Laura graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in journalism in 2009.

This collaboration will focus on research for practical applications.
11.15.2017
9:57am
Dr. Grupp shares his insights on CAR T-cell therapy’s impact and how researching this type of highly personalized therapy is transforming the industry.
11.13.2017
3:55pm
The Eyedrivomatic—which turns any electric wheelchair into a gaze-controlled wheelchair—was created to give those with ALS some of their independence back.
11.9.2017
3:45pm
A potential government provision coined ‘The Amazon Amendment,” is stirring up controversy.
11.8.2017
10:14am
CapitalG — Google/Alphabet’s growth investment fund — is leading a $1 billion financing round for Lyft.
11.1.2017
9:30am
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With a 3D printer, a wide variety of objects can be built layer by layer, enabling significant advancements in medicine, engineering, technology, and more.
10.31.2017
2:52pm
One significant advantage of 3D-printed concrete is its potential to decrease construction costs and open up opportunities for architects to be more creative.
10.30.2017
9:59am
Researchers have established a novel process for 3D printing with cellulose, using the widely available cellulose derivative, cellulose acetate.
10.25.2017
3:05pm
Toyota said it plans to have some of the technology ready for road tests by 2020.
10.25.2017
10:17am
Levi’s Commuter Trucker Jacket has tiny electronics woven into a flexible snap tag in the jacket’s cuff.
10.11.2017
9:52am
IBM has awarded UC San Diego $10 million dollars to search for ways to detect mild cognitive impairment in senior citizens using A.I. and web-connected sensors.
10.4.2017
10:13am
IoT is the inter-networking of “smart” devices, such as those used in homes, offices, and vehicles.
9.29.2017
3:30pm
An alert is immediately issued to the driver if fatigue has been detected.
9.28.2017
2:30pm
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GM is buying a total of 200 megawatts of wind energy from Ohio and Illinois wind farms.
9.28.2017
10:19am
Blockchain is the initial technology behind the digital currency Bitcoin, providing users who do not know each other the ability to build a dependable ledger.
9.26.2017
3:17pm
Conventional stream gauges— which are currently utilized to monitor rivers and predict upcoming flood conditions—can be costly and labor-intensive to maintain.
9.22.2017
10:40am
Startup Health Care Originals has created a wearable technology that can identify and alert users to precursor symptoms of asthmatic attacks much earlier.
9.20.2017
4:08pm
Self-enabling cars will not only be able self-driving, but self-integrating, self-configuring, self-learning, self-healing, and self-socializing.
9.20.2017
10:06am
Soon you will be able to step inside a virtual version of your computer.
9.14.2017
10:32am
As VR technology has advanced, its use across non-entertainment verticals has rapidly grown.
8.31.2017
3:27pm
Researchers have developed an immersive virtual reality experience designed specifically for burn victims.
8.31.2017
10:47am
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Google is teaming up with Walmart to enter the voice-shopping market now dominated by Amazon and its AI virtual assistant Alexa.
8.30.2017
9:47am
A children's hospital is taking a unique approach to reducing a child’s distress during acute painful medical procedures—virtual reality.
8.28.2017
9:18am
Those with Aetna insurance plans may soon have access to free or discounted Apple Watches.
8.23.2017
9:56am
As early as one to six weeks post stroke, patients can use this technology to complete customized interactive exercises in a virtual reality environment.
8.17.2017
3:26pm
ISS Archaeology is the first archaeological study of a space habitat.
8.16.2017
3:27pm
Amazon is exploring a pioneering food-prep technology that could create, low-cost, tasty meals that do not require refrigeration.
8.16.2017
10:00am
The plant is expected to employ about 4,000 workers and produce an estimated 300,000 units per year.
8.9.2017
10:46am
A U.S. lawsuit accuses Germany’s major automakers of colluding for nearly two decades, limiting the pace of technological advances in their vehicles.
8.2.2017
10:19am
In July, R&D Magazine took a deeper dive into robotics and artificial intelligence.
7.31.2017
3:30pm
Knightscope security robots were created to serve as 'the ears and eyes,' and gather actionable intelligence for police during an emergency.
7.28.2017
2:53pm
The Sunshot Initiative is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) effort to drive down the cost of solar electricity and support solar adoption.
7.28.2017
9:53am
IBM reported its 21st consecutive quarter of sales declines.
7.26.2017
10:56am
Researchers are working to create robots that encourage social, emotional, and cognitive growth in children.
7.25.2017
3:49pm
Researchers work to create robots with more human-like dexterity, perception, and autonomy.
7.19.2017
2:57pm
Microsoft is diving deeper into the artificial intelligence space, announcing a new initiative that utilizes AI to advance sustainability.
7.19.2017
10:35am
BMW announced it is scaling back on the number of options it will offer, in order to offset increasing R&D investments in electric and autonomous vehicles.
7.12.2017
10:43am
Bioelectronics—a field encompassing the intersection between electronics and biological processes—is a rapidly growing area of research.
6.30.2017
2:37pm
The constant stimulation a traditional DBS system delivers isn’t necessary and comes with several disadvantages for patients with essential tremor.
6.30.2017
10:11am