19 Jun 2020
Researchers Advance Fuel Cell Technology
Researchers have made a key advance in solid oxide fuel cells that could make the highly energy-efficient and low-polluting technology a more viable alternative to gasoline combustion engines for powering cars.
8 Jun 2020
A Viable Sodium Battery
Researchers have created a sodium-ion battery that holds as much energy and works as well as some commercial lithium-ion battery chemistries, making for a potentially viable battery technology out of abundant and cheap materials.
27 Feb 2020
Advance in Next Generation Lithium Metal Batteries
A research team has developed a way to address a major safety issue with lithium metal batteries - an innovation that could make high-energy batteries more viable for next-generation energy storage.
22 Jan 2020
Finalists Announced for 2019 R&D 100 Awards
Finalists for the venerable R&D 100 Awards have been announced by R&D World magazine and its new parent company, WTWH Media, LLC.
10 May 2019
Sensor can detect spoiled milk before opening
Expiration dates on milk could eventually become a thing of the past with new sensor technology.
28 Jan 2019
Nanoscale drug delivery method developed
Researchers have developed a novel way to deliver drugs and therapies into cells at the nanoscale without causing toxic effects that have stymied other such efforts. The work could someday lead to more effective therapies and diagnostics for cancer and other illnesses.
12 Dec 2018
3D‑printed glucose biosensors
A 3D‑printed glucose biosensor for use in wearable monitors has been created.
The work could lead to improved glucose monitors for millions of people who suffer from diabetes.
4 Oct 2018
Implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar
Researchers have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body's biological signals to detect, prevent and diagnose diseases.
10 Sep 2018
Catalyst advance could lead to economical fuel cells
Researchers have developed a new way to make low-cost, single-atom catalysts for fuel cells — an advance that could make important clean energy technology more economically viable.
19 Jun 2018
3D printed contact lenses treat eye disease
A researcher has received a U.S. Department of Defense grant to develop a more convenient, less expensive and less painful way to treat serious eye diseases using 3D printing to develop a programmable microneedle array that can deliver drugs directly into the eye in a sustained manner.
13 Jun 2018
One-step, 3D printing for multimaterial projects
Similar to the advance from black and white to color printing, a research team for the first time has used 3D printing technology in a one-step process to print structures made of two different materials.
14 May 2018
Natural cures plus biomedical devices prompt bone health, growth
A research team is bringing together natural medical cures with modern biomedical devices in hopes of bringing about better health outcomes for people with bone diseases.
21 Feb 2018
New water-splitting method could open path to hydrogen economy
Researchers have found a way to more efficiently generate hydrogen from water — an important key to making clean energy more viable.
14 Feb 2018
Sodium battery could provide cheap, effective lithium alternative
Sodium-ion batteries might soon provide a less expensive, viable alternative to lithium-ion batteries. The new technology also would help solve material sustainability issues by alleviating the mining of lithium - a diminishing resource.
17 Jan 2018
New 3-D printing technique for manufacturing strain gauges
Have you ever weighed your car at a weighing station on the highway? Have you ever thought about how the deflections in an airplane wing are monitored? Have you ever wondered how engineers monitor the stress and bend of a bridge?