Innovative technology will use smart sensors to ensure vaccine safety

Journal Reference: Yftach Gepner, Merav Mofaz, Shay Oved, Matan Yechezkel, Keren Constantini, Nir Goldstein, Arik Eisenkraft, Erez Shmueli, Dan Yamin. Utilizing wearable sensors for continuous and highly-sensitive monitoring of reactions to the BNT162b2 mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. Communications Medicine, 2022; 2 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s43856-022-00090-y The study was led by Dr. Yftach Gepner of the Department of … Read more

Innovative AI technology aids personalized care for diabetes patients needing complex drug treatment

Journal Reference: Shinji Tarumi, Wataru Takeuchi, Rong Qi, Xia Ning, Laura Ruppert, Hideyuki Ban, Daniel H. Robertson, Titus K. Schleyer, Kensaku Kawamoto. Predicting pharmacotherapeutic outcomes for type 2 diabetes: An evaluation of three approaches to leveraging electronic health record data from multiple sources. Journal of Biomedical Informatics, 2022; 104001 DOI: 10.1016/j.jbi.2022.104001 For this smaller group … Read more

Innovative solution for thermal energy storage

Journal Reference: Wuchen Fu, Xiao Yan, Yashraj Gurumukhi, Vivek S. Garimella, William P. King, Nenad Miljkovic. High power and energy density dynamic phase change materials using pressure-enhanced close contact melting. Nature Energy, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41560-022-00986-y Experimental apparatus showing the piston used to apply pressure to the PCM within the container; the heat source (heating pads) … Read more

Archaeologists discover innovative 40,000-year-old culture in China

Journal Reference: Fa-Gang Wang, Shi-Xia Yang, Jun-Yi Ge, Andreu Ollé, Ke-Liang Zhao, Jian-Ping Yue, Daniela Eugenia Rosso, Katerina Douka, Ying Guan, Wen-Yan Li, Hai-Yong Yang, Lian-Qiang Liu, Fei Xie, Zheng-Tang Guo, Ri-Xiang Zhu, Cheng-Long Deng, Francesco d’Errico, Michael Petraglia. Innovative ochre processing and tool use in China 40,000 years ago. Nature, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04445-2 A … Read more

Surprising semiconductor properties revealed with innovative new method

Journal Reference: S. A. Chambers, M. Chrysler, J. H. Ngai, T.-L. Lee, J. Gabel, B. E. Matthews, S. R. Spurgeon, M. E. Bowden, Z. Zhu, P. V. Sushko. Mapping hidden space-charge distributions across crystalline metal oxide/group IV semiconductor interfaces. Physical Review Materials, 2022; 6 (1) DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.015002 Scott Chambers, a materials scientist at the Department … Read more

Spintronics: Innovative crystals for future computer electronics

Journal Reference: Y. W. Windsor, S.-E. Lee, D. Zahn, V. Borisov, D. Thonig, K. Kliemt, A. Ernst, C. Schüßler-Langeheine, N. Pontius, U. Staub, C. Krellner, D. V. Vyalikh, O. Eriksson, L. Rettig. Exchange scaling of ultrafast angular momentum transfer in 4f antiferromagnets. Nature Materials, 2022; DOI: 10.1038/s41563-022-01206-4 “You have to imagine the electron spins as … Read more

Innovative catalysts

Journal Reference: Ziliang Chen, Hongyuan Yang, Zhenhui Kang, Matthias Driess, Prashanth W. Menezes. The Pivotal Role of s‐, p‐, and f‐Block Metals in Water Electrolysis: Status Quo and Perspectives. Advanced Materials, 2022; 2108432 DOI: 10.1002/adma.202108432 In addition to transition metals, which are already well studied for their catalytic properties, a wider choice of elements has … Read more

Innovative gene therapy ‘reprograms’ cells to reverse neurological deficiencies

Journal Reference: Toni S. Pearson, Nalin Gupta, Waldy San Sebastian, Jill Imamura-Ching, Amy Viehoever, Ana Grijalvo-Perez, Alex J. Fay, Neha Seth, Shannon M. Lundy, Youngho Seo, Miguel Pampaloni, Keith Hyland, Erin Smith, Gardenia de Oliveira Barbosa, Jill C. Heathcock, Amy Minnema, Russell Lonser, J. Bradley Elder, Jeffrey Leonard, Paul Larson, Krystof S. Bankiewicz. Gene therapy … Read more