Tumors partially destroyed with sound don’t come back

Journal Reference: Tejaswi Worlikar, Man Zhang, Anutosh Ganguly, Timothy L. Hall, Jiaqi Shi, Lili Zhao, Fred T. Lee, Mishal Mendiratta-Lala, Clifford S. Cho, Zhen Xu. Impact of Histotripsy on Development of Intrahepatic Metastases in a Rodent Liver Tumor Model. Cancers, 2022; 14 (7): 1612 DOI: 10.3390/cancers14071612 By destroying only 50% to 75% of liver tumor … Read more

Critical signature sound when rocks crack

Journal Reference: Rui Liu, Siddharth Misra. Monitoring the propagation of mechanical discontinuity using data-driven causal discovery and supervised learning. Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 2022; 170: 108791 DOI: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2021.108791 “The DOE calls sounds of specific events the ‘signs of signature,’” said Misra. “In this case, the signature identified the break or mechanical discontinuity of a … Read more

Sonic advance: How sound waves could help regrow bones

Journal Reference: Lizebona August Ambattu, Amy Gelmi, Leslie Y. Yeo. Short‐Duration High Frequency MegaHertz‐Order Nanomechanostimulation Drives Early and Persistent Osteogenic Differentiation in Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Small, 2022; 2106823 DOI: 10.1002/smll.202106823 The innovative stem cell treatment from researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, offers a smart way forward for overcoming some of the field’s biggest … Read more

Speed of sound used to measure elasticity of materials

Journal Reference: Paul Dryburgh, Wenqi Li, Don Pieris, Rafael Fuentes-Domínguez, Rikesh Patel, Richard J. Smith, Matt Clark. Measurement of the single crystal elasticity matrix of polycrystalline materials. Acta Materialia, 2022; 225: 117551 DOI: 10.1016/j.actamat.2021.117551 The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)-funded innovation uses high-frequency ultrasound to produce microscopic resolution images of the microstructure and … Read more

Bubbles of methane rising from seafloor in Puget Sound

Journal Reference: H. Paul Johnson, Susan G. Merle, Tor A. Bjorklund, Susan L. Hautala, Tamara Baumberger, Sharon L. Walker, Junzhe Liu, Nicholas D. Ward, Chenyu Wang. Methane Plume Emissions Associated With Puget Sound Faults in the Cascadia Forearc. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 2021; 23 (1) DOI: 10.1029/2021GC010211 The columns of bubbles are especially pronounced off Alki … Read more

Conegliano goodbye: Egonu to Istanbul to the sound of millions

Conegliano goodbye Egonu to Istanbul to the sound of millions

Fenerbahçe and Vakifbank compete with the Italian champion with millionaire offers, who in the meantime does not renew Will we see Paola Egonu leave for Istanbul? The name of the blue champion has been on the notebooks of the major European teams for years but so far Paola (who made her debut in A-1 in … Read more