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.

Microsoft is receiving criticism for its association with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.
6.22.2018
10:38am
Using newly developed algorithms, Volkswagen experts recently succeeded in simulating industrially relevant molecules using a quantum computer.
6.14.2018
10:07am
Intel is partnering with the Institut Curie to focus on combining high-performance computing and artificial intelligence to further personalized medicine.
6.7.2018
11:06am
Lung cancer patients with at least 1 percent PD-L1 expression that were given an immunotherapy agent as their first treatment lived four to eight months longer...
6.4.2018
3:30pm
The Toyota Research Institute is constructing a 60-acre closed-course test site to develop self-driving car technology.
6.1.2018
8:00am
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R&D Magazine highlights some of the best and brightest R&D 100 Awards recipients from last year, and looks ahead to the 2018 R&D 100 Awards.
5.31.2018
4:27pm
While active-shooter detection systems do currently exist, most are generally designed for outdoor, urban environments.
5.30.2018
3:21pm
Amazon says Rekognition can be used by law enforcement to identify “people of interest.”
5.24.2018
10:34am
Highlights from the Google I/O conference, which took place May 8-10 in Mountain View, CA.
5.17.2018
10:12am
The technology can generate hundreds of high-performance geometric design options based on goals and parameters set by the user.
5.10.2018
2:10pm
Last week, Ford Motor Company announced that by 2020 it would stop selling all sedans in the United States and Canada, except two.
5.3.2018
11:01am
Dr. Robert Sutor of IBM Research explains what quantum computing is, where it is going next, and why IBM decided to release it to the public now.
5.1.2018
3:20pm
Severe space weather can damage satellites and thus disrupt the operation of cellphones and GPS, shut down the internet, and endanger military operations.
4.26.2018
12:55pm
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Amazon spent nearly $23 billion on R&D in 2017, more than any other U.S. company, according to a new analysis.
4.26.2018
9:54am
BLU-667 demonstrated early promise for patients with RET mutations—a key driver across multiple cancers.
4.17.2018
2:31pm
Patients of more than 40 health systems throughout the U.S. can now view all of their medical records right from their iPhones.
4.12.2018
2:10pm
CubeLabs house scientific experiments and are designed to run autonomously and report data upon power up in TangoLabs on the ISS.
4.5.2018
3:32pm
Trump’s public criticism of Amazon is focused on a range of subjects, including the company’s relationship to the U.S. Postal Service.
4.5.2018
10:27am
Green technology—designed to prevent, lessen or reverse the negative impacts of human activity on the environment—is a rapidly growing sector of R&D.
3.29.2018
3:45pm
Intel is boasting about its autonomous car technology following last week’s incident in which a self-driving Uber crashed into and killed a woman in Arizona.
3.29.2018
3:36pm
VORAGUARD was designed to meet the most severe, high-ignition source flammability tests where the flame temperatures are high.
3.28.2018
2:41pm
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Vartega developed a novel carbon fiber recycling process, with the goal of driving sustainable and widespread carbon fiber adoption.
3.26.2018
3:28pm
The prototype is a flexible-fuel vehicle that is powered by both gasoline and ethanol.
3.22.2018
10:25am
The SMARS system provides an environmentally-friendly method for splitting apart rock formations without the use of explosives or hydraulics.
3.16.2018
3:32pm
Google has partnered with the U.S. Department of Defense to help the agency develop A.I. to analyze and identify objects from drone surveillance footage.
3.15.2018
3:49pm
The technology can capture 90 times its own weight in oil from both above and below the water’s surface and is reusable.
3.9.2018
3:29pm
The concept car drives autonomously, is operated by voice and gesture control, and will be capable of learning, thanks to artificial intelligence.
3.8.2018
10:47am
Users simply click, “see how this product fits in your room” to view a life-sized AR version of any available item placed in their room.
3.1.2018
10:34am
The study and application of nanotechnology—science, engineering, and technology conducted at 1 to 100 nanometers—is rapidly growing.
2.28.2018
3:47pm
The field of nanoparticle-based therapy for the treatment of cancer has grown and matured significantly, says Dr. Piotr Grodzinski of the NCI.
2.28.2018
10:30am
Incorporating nanotechnology into drug discovery is one possible approach that could increase the odds of success for certain drug candidates.
2.23.2018
2:27pm
Taking a closer look at the eyes may be the key to cardiovascular disease prevention.
2.22.2018
10:09am
The same properties that make silver appealing for printed electronics can lead to premature failures when dealing with higher current densities.
2.21.2018
9:00am
Part four in a special four-part series on space-based science takes a closer look at aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight services company Blue Origin.
2.20.2018
9:09am
Volkswagen is set to begin production of a new family of electric vehicles as early as November 2019.
2.15.2018
9:45am
Part three in a special four-part series on space-based science takes a closer look at in-space manufacturing company Made in Space.
2.12.2018
10:14am
Honda has introduced a new suite of experimental robotic concepts known as 3E, based on the ideas of Empowerment, Experience and Empathy.
2.8.2018
10:29am
Part two in a special four-part series on space-based science highlights micro-gRx, a company that is studying the effects of microgravity on human muscle.
2.5.2018
10:13am
Alphabet launched a new cyber security software business that will utilize A.I. and machine learning to detect cyber threats.
2.1.2018
10:35am