Monthly Archives: May 2017

New method allows real-time monitoring of irradiated materials

Technique will enable continuous measurement of damage to materials in high-radiation environments. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A new advance on a method developed by MIT researchers could enable continuous, high-precision monitoring…

New centre introducing ESA projects and space firms to 3D printing

ESA is establishing a new ‘one-stop shop’ covering 3D printing for space in partnership with the Manufacturing Technology Centre. The MTC research organisation, based in Coventry and home to the…

Stem cells yield nature’s blueprint for body’s vasculature

In the average adult human, there are an estimated 100,000 miles of capillaries, veins and arteries — the plumbing that carries life-sustaining blood to every part of the body, including…

New scaling law predicts how wheels drive over sand

Formula could help optimize construction vehicles, military tanks, and rovers on Mars. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — When engineers design a new aircraft, they carry out much of the initial testing not on…

GW Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Phase 3 Data for Cannabis Drug

British-based GW Pharmaceuticals received more good news regarding its cannabis-based drug Epidiolex. The drug maker announced positive Phase 3 data from a randomized study testing the treatment, which is a…

Atomic oxygen generator stimulates fire in the sky

ESA has begun operating a new simulator that fires a laser to generate a variety of oxygen normally encountered only in low orbits – and known to eat away at…

Researchers engineer shape-shifting noodles

Sheets of gelatin transform into 3-D shapes when dunked in water; could save food shipping costs. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — “Don’t play with your food” is a saying that MIT researchers are…

Stormtrooper at ESA

At first sight it might seem obvious which of these ‘models’ is the odd one out: standing between the satellites is apparently a Star Wars stormtrooper. But the stormtrooper is…

Milk Thistle Shines Hope in the Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Researchers from University of Malaya discover that herbal supplement (milk thistle) may be useful for improving liver damage in patients with fatty liver disease. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), commonly…

How dinosaurs may have evolved into birds

Tohoku University researchers and their international collaborators have identified a possible genetic mechanism underlying the evolution of birds, according to a recently published study in Nature Communications. Studies of dinosaur…

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