Brian Wright, a UC Berkeley professor of agricultural and resource economics, has conducted a study that revealed industry-sponsored academic research leads to more innovative patents and licenses.
Using the properties of a smartphone screen to perform blood tests: the device developed by Qloudlab allows at-home analysis in less than a minute. The expanded diagnostics will be used to help people undergoing anticoagulant treatment.
Anxiety affects the everyday individual. These feelings can arise from a long day at the office or a blind date you have later that evening. However, prolonged cases of anxiety can be a problem for millions of Americans.
A new type of plastic electronics made from organic materials is lighter, cheaper, and more flexible than any of today's technology. Such circuits could be worn on clothing or placed inside medical sensors.
A new and innovative computing machine is currently attracting a great deal of attention in specialist circles. A team under the leadership of Matthias Troyer, a professor at ETH Zurich, has now confirmed that the machine uses quantum effects. However, it is not any faster than a traditional compute...
Thanks to MIT researchers, their collaborative efforts have made a new aquatic robot that completely replicates the realistic movements of a fish by producing the illusion of the real animal.
EPFL scientists are studying how to identify drivers’ emotions using embedded cameras that film their faces.
You might have seen this week that there’s a campaign regarding the future of the internet. Its chief proponents? NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, inventor of the web Tim Berners-Lee, journalist Glenn Greenwald and privacy researcher Christopher Soghoian.
A new robotic fish can change direction almost as rapidly as a real fish.
U.S. scientists said on Thursday they have devised a potentially easier, cheaper and cleaner way to turn natural gas into usable fuels and chemicals - a discovery which could lead to natural gas products displacing oil products in the future.
February saw London host the Third Citizen Cyberscience Summit, a three-day event dedicated to the expanding field of citizen science.