New cyber-physical system enables drone-carried broadband in disaster zones
Networked UAVs: Arming drones with Wi-Fi to support emergency response
Harnessing the potential of architected materials
Academic and industry collaboration explores new architected materials with novel ...
Engineering smart building skins for cleaner, greener architecture
Using smart materials to design active and multifunctional building skins
Tiny toad offers big potential for research on plasticity
Spadefoot toads fooled biologists for years, and now the species offers new insights on adaptive ...
Robotic nurse assistant to help with routine tasks
Nurses put robot prototype through the paces, helping engineers improve design
Sea lions may inspire “strokes” of genius
Engineering the swimming maneuvers of sea lion could advance underwater robotics
Chemistry pioneer sets her sites on rare earth oxides
Investigating earth elements critical to everyday electronics
New sensors to monitor storm surge on bridges
Engineering team working toward early warning system for bridge collapse
Engineering improvements to Deep Brain Stimulation
Researchers aim to give DBS patients more control, fewer side effects
Hyperlocal mapping within urban heat islands for future forecasting
Researchers lay the groundwork for high resolution “heat maps” to protect residents and improve ...
National MagLab: The largest, highest powered magnet lab in the world
NSF's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory empowers scientific exploration in materials ...
Very Large Array observatory reveals the universe
Black holes, star births and deaths, colliding galaxies and more -- all in a day's work at the VLA
Synthetic proteins: Mimicking the molecular machinery of life
Chemistry team creates synthetic versions of proteins with improved properties
Smart and connected stormwater systems
Affordable sensors dramatically improve aging stormwater community infrastructures to handle ...
Sweat sensors: Engineering breakthrough tools for health diagnostics
Multidisciplinary team tackles challenges to make sweat as important as blood for health monitoring
Young citizen scientists assist in Salt Lake City air quality research
Community, students and scientists benefit from partnership to assess particulate matter pollution
Using light to move wireless data faster
Computer science team lights up faster, more secure data transmission to meet future demands
The krill factor in ocean mixing
Engineers investigating impact of krill swarms on ocean mixing, and possibly global climate
Research immerses HBCU undergrads in biomedical engineering
Center for Biomechanical & Rehabilitation Engineering lab inspires STEM careers by focusing ...
Batteries of the future made with salt
UCSD materials scientist aims to clear hurdles to development of sodium-based rechargeable batteries
Processing human urine to recycle nutrients into fertilizer
Engineering a system that transforms human urine from a waste product into a fertilizer for ...
Socially assistive robots for children on the autism spectrum
Study to advance in-home robots that adapt to the individual needs of children with autism
Engineering soft robots for paradigm shift in rehabilitation
Harvard team is advancing soft robots with embedded sensors for hand and arm rehabilitation
Sustainable Agriculture: Engineering a win-win solution for poultry litter
New technology converts chicken manure into an eco-friendly revenue stream for farmers
Face Blindness study sheds light on typical brain function
Behavioral and brain imaging data reveal new details about how facial recognition works in the brain
Rock arches are singing and scientists are listening
Geologists tune into the vibrations of natural arches to help assess structural integrity and ...
New, printable and flexible ceramic bone grafts could be a game changer
"Hyperelastic Bone" can be matched to patients or used off-the-shelf and could be cheaper
Engineering smarter robotic boats for safer, cheaper work on the water
From conducting bridge inspections to search and rescue missions, future unmanned surface ...
Helping stroke survivors walk as normally as possible