Science & Enterprise subscription

Follow us on Twitter

  • Symptom checker K Health raises $48M https://t.co/hIEK1AL5vd
    about 23 hours ago
  • This makes me feel better ... Pence Will Control All Coronavirus Messaging From Health Officials https://t.co/M2Fv13okyE
    about 2 days ago
  • https://t.co/8n5kpVEGCH
    about 2 days ago
  • Takeda acquires PvP Biologics for $330M following Phase I celiac disease study results https://t.co/Amtm5sS9aq
    about 2 days ago
  • https://t.co/mZ8yGjsAgx Raises $462M With Toyota In The Driver’s Seat https://t.co/8gawjBxZzw via @crunchbasenews
    about 3 days ago

Please share Science & Enterprise

Institutional Investors Factoring in Climate Change

Wall Street sign

A survey of institutional investors shows these money managers for financial institutions are starting to take climate change impacts into their investment decisions. . . . → Read More: Institutional Investors Factoring in Climate Change

Proteins from Bacteria Generate Power for Wearables

Air-gen device

A collaboration of engineers and biologists created a way of producing electric power from humidity in the air with fine wires made of proteins from bacteria. . . . → Read More: Proteins from Bacteria Generate Power for Wearables

Research Labs Get More Patents, Start-Ups Level Off

Test tubes in a lab

A survey of U.S. universities and research institutes shows more patents were awarded to their labs in 2018, while new start-ups stayed the same from 2017. . . . → Read More: Research Labs Get More Patents, Start-Ups Level Off

Infant Jumpsuit Captures Objective Movement Data

Smart jumpsuit

A one-piece garment fitted with sensors is shown to capture data about an infant’s movements for analysis by algorithms to reveal possible developmental problems. . . . → Read More: Infant Jumpsuit Captures Objective Movement Data

Wireless Smart Bandage Designed for Chronic Wounds

Hand bandage

A university lab developed a wirelessly-controlled programmable bandage that in tests with lab mice results in more diabetic wound closure than topical medicines. . . . → Read More: Wireless Smart Bandage Designed for Chronic Wounds

Engineered Bacteria Deliver Cancer Immunotherapy

E. coli

Escherichia coli, or E. coli, bacteria (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)

13 Feb. 2020. A biomedical engineering team designed probiotic bacteria, which in lab mice are shown to deliver and enhance cancer immunotherapy drugs. Researchers at Columbia University in New York describe their engineered bacteria and findings in yesterday’s issue of . . . → Read More: Engineered Bacteria Deliver Cancer Immunotherapy

Synthetic Cell Matrix Devised for Cancer Drug Testing

Honeycomb scaffold

A bioengineering lab is creating synthetic cell scaffolds that simulate tumor cells and tissue, offering a more reliable way of testing new cancer drugs. . . . → Read More: Synthetic Cell Matrix Devised for Cancer Drug Testing

Skin Cancer Apps Shown Misleading, Unreliable

Phone photo

A review of smartphone apps that photograph and purport to analyze skin conditions for signs of cancer shows the apps are unreliable in detecting cancer. . . . → Read More: Skin Cancer Apps Shown Misleading, Unreliable

Nasal Spray Reduces Migraine-Related Stress, Peptides

Richard Kraig

A hormone resembling insulin given as a nasal spray is shown in lab rats to reduce stress on nerve cells and peptides associated with migraine pain. . . . → Read More: Nasal Spray Reduces Migraine-Related Stress, Peptides

Incubator Seeks Heart, Lung, Blood Device Entrepreneurs

Smartphones in business meeting

A business incubator in Massachusetts is seeking entrepreneurs and their companies developing medical devices for heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders. . . . → Read More: Incubator Seeks Heart, Lung, Blood Device Entrepreneurs