FailWise: A new social blogging platform by Scipreneur

August 2, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass. It’s about learning how to dance in the rain.”– Vivian Greene We all experience “Failure” right from our childhood. Society has taught us to attach connotations to words. We have been conditioned to believe that all success is positive and [..]

Novel and simple method to engineer a platform mimicking blood vessels

June 26, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“SUTD collaborated with Keio University to design and fabricate a versatile platform to replicate the pulsatile blood flow in blood vessels, which allows for in-depth investigation into pathological conditions.” Source: SINGAPORE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN The blood circulatory system serves as critical infrastructure for mass transportation of nutrients and [..]

A Multiplexed Microarray Platform (Affi-BAMS) for Targeted Proteomics by Adeptrix

May 29, 2020 Jeffrey C. Silva 0

“Affinity-Bead-Assisted Mass Spectrometry (Affi-BAMS) can simultaneously profile various proteins and applicable to all types of biological samples” By: Vladislav Bergo, Ph.D. CSO, Adeptrix Corp, Proteomic studies critically rely on multi-dimensional separation methods such as 2D-LC to simplify the complexity of enzymatically digested biological specimens before subsequent MS & MS/MS to efficiently [..]

Nanodevices show how cells change with time, by tracking from the inside

May 26, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“The nanodevices have the flexibility to register the movement of the cell’s cytoplasm as the one-cell embryo embarks on its voyage towards becoming a two-cell embryo.” Source: UNIVERSITY OF BATH For the first time, scientists have introduced minuscule tracking devices directly into the interior of mammalian cells, giving an unprecedented [..]

New urine testing method holds promise for kidney stone sufferers

May 23, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Simpler test that can be done in doctor’s office offers results in 30 minutes” Source: Penn State An improved urine-testing system for people suffering from kidney stones inspired by nature and proposed by researchers from Penn State and Stanford University may enable patients to receive results within 30 minutes instead [..]

Machine-learning tool could help develop tougher materials

May 21, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Engineers develop a rapid screening system to test fracture resistance in billions of potential materials.” Source: David L. Chandler | MIT News Office For engineers developing new materials or protective coatings, there are billions of different possibilities to sort through. Lab tests or even detailed computer simulations to determine their [..]

MIT engineers propose a safer method for sharing ventilators

May 21, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Suggested design could make it easier to divide air flow for Covid-19 patients in emergencies when no other options are available.” Source: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office As more Covid-19 patients experience acute respiratory distress, there has been much debate over the idea of sharing ventilators, which involves splitting [..]

AI new tool for cardiac diagnosis

May 5, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Artificial intelligence (AI) can be a tool in healthcare to interpret ECG and detect diseases affecting the heart.” Source: UPPSALA UNIVERSITY Artificial intelligence (AI) can be a tool in healthcare to interpret ECG and detect diseases affecting the heart. Researchers at Uppsala University, together with cardiac specialists in Brazil, have developed [..]

How many jobs do robots really replace?

May 4, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“MIT economist Daron Acemoglu’s new research puts a number on the job costs of automation.” Source: Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office This is part 1 of a three-part series examining the effects of robots and automation on employment, based on new research from economist and Institute Professor Daron Acemoglu. [..]

Army researchers see path to quantum computing at room temperature

May 2, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Army researchers predict quantum computer circuits that will no longer need extremely cold temperatures to function could become a reality after about a decade.” Source: U.S. ARMY RESEARCH LABORATORY Army researchers predict quantum computer circuits that will no longer need extremely cold temperatures to function could become a reality after [..]

Nanostimulators boost stem cells for muscle repair

May 1, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Nanostimulators” – nanoparticles seeded with a molecule the body naturally produces to prompt stem cells to heal wounds – can amp up stem cells’ regenerative powers in a targeted limb in mice” Source: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, NEWS BUREAU CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — In regenerative medicine, an ideal treatment for patients [..]

New technology revolutionizes 3D metal printing

May 1, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“LED instead of laser or electron beam” Source: GRAZ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY Selective LED-based melting (SLEDM) – i.e. the targeted melting of metal powder using high-power LED light sources – is the name of the new technology that a team led by Franz Haas, head of the Institute of Production Engineering [..]

Two steps closer to flexible, powerful, fast bioelectronic devices

April 26, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

“Columbia researchers design biocompatible ion-driven soft transistors that can perform real-time neurologically relevant computation and a mixed-conducting particulate composite that allows creation of electronic components out of a single material” Source: Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science Dion Khodagholy, assistant professor of electrical engineering, is focused on developing bioelectronic [..]

Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light

January 18, 2020 Vijay Soni 0

Ingestible medical devices can be broken down with light By: Anne Trafton | MIT News Office A variety of medical devices can be inserted into the gastrointestinal tract to treat, diagnose, or monitor GI disorders. Many of these have to be removed by endoscopic surgery once their job is done. [..]

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning

June 27, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning By: Rob Matheson | MIT News Office A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and [..]

Adeptrix Corporation Receives Funding from ICV Venture Engineering Fund I to Accelerate Product Development Pipeline and Advance Translational Research Biology

May 9, 2019 Jeffrey C. Silva 0

Adeptrix Corporation Receives Funding from ICV Venture Engineering Fund I to Accelerate Product Development Pipeline and Advance Translational Research Biology By: Jeffrey C. Silva, Ph. D. | Adeptrix Beverly, MA 01915, May 6th, 2019, Adeptrix Corporation announces the completion of initial investment through ICV Venture Engineering Fund I, for its [..]

Assessing the Place Of AI in the Human Workplace

May 3, 2019 Nick Galov 0

Assessing the Place of AI in the Human Workplace By: Nick Galov For years, pop culture has painted AI as an autonomous technology that is built to help mankind but often ends up hurting it instead. As modern technology continues to steer closer towards realizing AI’s full potential, there are [..]

What is Quantum Computing?

February 21, 2019 Aysha Naurein 0

What is Quantum Computing? By: Aysha Naurein Computers have today become so common that it would be difficult for us to think of a life devoid of them. It helps us do a lot of work simultaneously, quickly, effectively and has made life a lot easier. There are better versions [..]

AI, the Law, and Our Future

January 23, 2019 Vijay Soni 0

AI, the Law, and Our Future By: Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office Scientists and policymakers converged at MIT on Tuesday to discuss one of the hardest problems in artificial intelligence: How to govern it. The first MIT AI Policy Congress featured seven panel discussions sprawling across a variety of [..]