Space & Planetary
Biomedical engineers at Duke University have engineered a holographic system capable of imaging and analyzing tens of thousands of cells per minute to both discover and recognize signs of disease.
- Frontiers in Physics
- NIH/National Institutes of Health
To build better buildings, a Colorado State University engineer will first visualize them falling apart. Hussam Mahmoud is working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to assess exactly how explosives and projectiles destroy structures and realistically depict it in a virtual reality simulation. The $4.5 million project funded by the Army Corps will show military decision-makers how bombs, bullets and rockets impact structures, so they can reinforce buildings or build sturdier structures to withstand combat operations and protect people.
- U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
As part of a team of collaborators from Northern Arizona University and Johns Hopkins University, NAU PhD candidate Ari Koeppel recently discovered that water was once present in a region of Mars called Arabia Terra.
- National Aeronautics and Space Administration
New research from the University of Liverpool, England reports that consuming prunes can help control appetite and reduce overall caloric consumption.
- Nutrition Bulletin
- California Prune Board
As an autoimmune disease, Type 1 diabetes raises important questions about immune cell activity that have broad implications for immunotherapy.
Parental concerns about media use appeared to take a backseat in 2020, when COVID-19 forced parents to make accommodations for children who were spending more down time at home and less time in social settings.
- Psychology of Popular Media