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.

The Dept. of Energy is awarding $258 million to six leading U.S. tech companies to develop the nation’s first exascale supercomputers.
6.21.2017
10:02am
It was baseball that first drew Will Rosellini to the field of neurotechnology.
6.15.2017
10:39am
According to a World Bank report, global growth is projected to accelerate to 2.7 percent in 2017, up from a low of 2.4 percent in 2016.
6.14.2017
2:16pm
A weekly video report hosted by R&D Editor Laura Panjwani, focused on the stock market outlook of the top companies in research and development.
6.7.2017
10:01am
During May, R&D Magazine highlighted potential applications, challenges and specific organizations dedicated to furthering the development of graphene.
5.31.2017
3:38pm
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The real-time text to braille converter takes a picture of printed text, and the text is quickly transcribed to braille on a refreshable display.
5.25.2017
3:38pm
Coined ‘Graphene City,’ the University of Manchester is home to over 250 researchers working on graphene and has over 70 industry partners.
5.25.2017
10:16am
Scaling up the production of graphene-based materials is potentially dangerous, because graphene oxide has been proven to possess a fire hazard.
5.18.2017
3:32pm
WheelSense, a customizable add-on system for wheelchairs, uses a system of sensors and software to help make navigation easier for visually impaired users.
4.28.2017
3:46pm
In April, R&D Magazine highlighted updates in oncology—an area of research and development that has achieved significant strides in recent years.
4.28.2017
9:14am
Guidelines presented at the AAN Annual Meeting on April 24 state that frequent generalized tonic-clonic seizures increase risk of death.
4.26.2017
9:28am
The combination demonstrated a 59% overall response rate (ORR) in patients with stage III and IV melanoma.
4.5.2017
3:29pm
Patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) — a subtype which accounts for 10 to 20% of all breast cancers— have very few treatment options.
4.4.2017
9:54am
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Losing one’s hair due to chemotherapy treatment can be an extremely emotional experience.
3.31.2017
3:27pm
Traffic can be dangerous, but the risks of congested highways may go beyond road rage and car accidents.
3.14.2017
9:43am
The low frequency region of the Raman spectrum has significant potential.
3.7.2017
3:09pm
Thousands of scientists, researchers and laboratory enthusiasts from around the world are coming together this week for the 2017 Pittsburgh Conference on...
3.6.2017
9:03am
A high-speed camera—originally designed for movie production— is now moving from Los Angeles to the laboratory.
2.23.2017
10:41am
The environmental impact of nanotechnology is not well understood despite its substantial benefit to society.
2.17.2017
11:46am
Augmented reality has a much bigger purpose other than gaming at the Sandia National Laboratory.
2.17.2017
9:23am
Hundreds of commonly used soaps, lotions, and cleaning products will soon have to undergo makeovers.
2.2.2017
3:26pm
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Recent studies on Antarctic ice-sheet instability indicate that such rises may be more likely than once thought.
1.26.2017
2:51pm
Stretchable electronics have potential for dozens of applications.
1.18.2017
3:30pm
Squalamine is a positively charged molecule with a high affinity for negatively charged membranes.
1.17.2017
3:20pm
After an analysis of 255 cervical cancer samples, researchers found that HPV oncogenes were expressed in two different ways.
1.12.2017
3:32pm
New research demonstrates that Type Ia supernovae can effectively measure the pace at which the universe expands.
1.9.2017
2:18pm