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ASU Scientists Make Major Breakthrough With Photosynthetic Energy

...iology and electronics to create the world's first bionic photosynthetic energy system. Future applications of their technology could lead to multiple technological advancements and could help steer the economy of Maricopa County. ASU chemists Ana Moore, Devens Gust and Thomas Moore; ASU postdoctoral stud...

Voyage of the space veggies

...es, Mars seems the likeliest first destination for bionic plants. Probably not on the first crewed missions-...than five years. It's really a question of whether bionic plants can compete economically with mechanical life-support systems, he says. Assuming that the su...

Eye strips images of all but bare essentials before sending visual information to brain, UC Berkeley research shows

...na." The results are a big step toward producing a bionic eye employing a unique computer chip that can be p...he mammalian retina," Roska said. "Nevertheless, a bionic eye is a far-fetched notion until someone figures out how to connect it to the neural circuitry of t...

Inventor of artificial hand sees 'bionic' replacement parts becoming more human

...ovide independent communication between nerves and bionic devices. Craelius said while it may require more than 1,000 connections between the brain and bionic devices to communicate the data for a complex action like walking, it is probably achievable, even i...

From moon rocks to space food: UH research spans 40 years

...orbit have led to terrestrial applications such as bionic eyes, high-efficiency lasers and new sensor technology. Since 1992, the UH Cullen College of Engineering has administered an interdisciplinary graduate program in aerospace engineering that offers master's and doctoral degrees. In June, 2002, UH a...

UC Berkeley scientists detail neural circuit that lets eye detect directional motion

...every second. The findings could aid the design of bionic eyes that track motion and process visual informat...ngs. Their findings have gone into the design of a bionic eye that employs a unique computer chip that can be programmed to do visual processing just like the...

Researchers combine electronics with living cell to create potential toxicity sensor

...ary on a chip." The study is a continuation of the bionic chip research, part of UC Berkeley's Center for In...ing biological cell with electronic circuitry. The bionic chip also exemplifies the type of advances made possible through the campus's Health Sciences Initia...

USC awarded multi-million dollar engineering research center by National Science Foundation

... neuromuscular stimulator. The BION - short for bionic neuron - is the length of two grains of rice. During the past three years, Loeb has injected 32 BIONs into the paralyzed muscles of about 20 patients in the U.S., Canada and Italy to treat disorders ranging from stroke to arthritis. The BIONs re...

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(Date:4/18/2014)... School of Medicine researchers have been awarded two-year grants ... Nordisk announced this month. Of the 110 initial submissions ... Science Forum Program, only four projects were funded, three ... are Jonathan Powell, M.D., Ph.D.; G. William Wong, Ph.D.; ... a professor of oncology, will use his $500,000 proof ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... Fraser University psychologists have made a brain-related discovery ... attention-deficit disorders. , This discovery opens up the ... or suppress a specific brain activity that the ... , The Journal of Neuroscience has ... John McDonald, an associate professor of psychology and ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... A discovery by Northwestern Medicine scientists could lead to ... scarring in people with scleroderma. , Fibrosis, or ... tightening of the skin and lungs can lead to ... The concept for new therapeutic options centers on findings ... Medicine-Rheumatology, who identified the role that a specific protein ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Scientists have identified the first genetic variant specifically ... sub-type accounting for around 10-15 per cent of ... study of the breast cancer sub-type, called invasive ... genetic causes of this particular kind of breast ... The research, published today (Thursday) in the journal ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... According to a study published today in PLOS ... world where malaria is common can mount an immune ... them to avoid repeated bouts of high fever and ... in their bloodstream. The findings may help researchers develop ... by the malaria parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 ...
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