Sweat sensor could alert doctors, patients to looming COVID cytokine storm (video)

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2021 — Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, doctors recognized that patients who developed a “cytokine storm” —

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CO2 conversion using a new Power-to-X system

Using excess electricity from wind and solar power, and CO2 from biogas, a new project aims to produce biomethane in a pilot-scale experiment – an important step in the Power-to-X technology that may give exports of Danish technology a green future

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The CNRS 2021 Innovation Medal laureates

Antoine Aiello, Nora Dempsey, François Jérôme and Amanda Silva Brun are the four recipients of the CNRS 2021 Innovation Medal.

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Story tips: Mighty Mo material, fueling retooling, goods on the move, doubling concrete and more

Manufacturing – Mighty Mo Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists proved molybdenum titanium carbide, a refractory metal alloy that can withstand

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New £1.49 million project to research nuclear decontamination robots

Scientists from Lancaster and Manchester Universities are to investigate the best way to use robots to help clean up radioactivity with a £1.49 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UKRI.

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Scientists identify virus-cell interaction that may explain COVID-19’s high infection rate

Lehigh researchers quantify the specific interaction between the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 — the virus that causes COVID-19 — with the ACE2 receptors in human cells that may partially explain its high infection rate compared to SARS-CoV-1

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Contact lenses poised to detect cancer, treat disease and replace digital screens

Newly-published “contact lens technologies of the future” paper reviews innovative uses for disease detection and therapy, drug delivery, vision enhancement and mor

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Skoltech scientists use machine learning to help doctors find veins for no-fuss blood draws

Researchers from Skoltech have developed an early prototype of a medical imaging system that uses neural networks to analyze near-infrared

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