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  • Bioengineers create more durable, versatile wearable for diabetes monitoring
    (University of Texas at Dallas) Researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas are getting more out of the sweat they've put into their work on a wearable diagnostic tool that measures three diabetes-related compounds in microscopic amounts of perspiration. In a study published recently in Nature Scientific Reports, the... Read more »
  • Cut US commercial building energy use 29 percent with widespread controls
    (DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) The US could slash its energy use by the equivalent of what is currently used by 12 to 15 million Americans if commercial buildings fully used energy-efficiency controls nationwide.... Read more »
  • Cloud formation, infection research, ubiquitin code
    (Goethe University Frankfurt) The European Union is funding three new projects -- Innovative Training Networks (ITN) within the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Programme -- for structured doctoral training at Goethe University Frankfurt.... Read more »
  • Biophysical Journal selects poster award winners at Single-Cell Biophysics Thematic Meeting
    (Biophysical Society) The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce winners of the Biophysical Journal Outstanding Poster Awards given at the 'Single-Cell Biophysics: Measurement, Modulation, and Modeling,' meeting held June 17-20 in Taipei, Taiwan. The purpose of the Society's thematic meetings is to bring together researchers from diverse disciplines to discuss... Read more »
  • Research accelerates quest for quicker, longer-lasting electronics
    (University of California - Riverside) In the world of electronics, where the quest is always for smaller and faster units with infinite battery life, topological insulators (TI) have tantalizing potential.In a paper published today in 'Science Advances,' Jing Shi, a professor of physics and astronomy at UC Riverside and colleagues... Read more »