These University of California, Los Angeles, structural engineers are using downtown Los Angeles as a testbed to broaden the design of earthquake-resistant buildings to earthquake-resilient communities
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Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, or EMILY, is called into action by lifeguards and emergency response teams around the world for water rescues
Most people see a vegetable when they see a spinach leaf, but in this lab, they see the potential to create heart tissue
With support from the National Science Foundation, solar plasma physicists at the University of Michigan study solar storms as they form and then barrel off the sun, sometimes hitting Earth with damaging force
With support from the National Science Foundation, Ragib Hasan of The University of Alabama at Birmingham is retrofitting everyday objects with next generation, highly secure, personal cloud computing capability
Neuroscientist Cindy Moss is investigating how animals use sensory information to guide their behavior. Her team at Johns Hopkins University's "Batlab" is currently focused on bat echolocation -- high frequency sonar calls a bat uses to determine the location of objects in its environment
When the water along Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay is thick and green, it may be a bad day for a swim, but it's an excellent day for University of Rhode Island marine ecologist Carol Thornber
DNA analysis reveals "kingpin" genes, master regulators in networks of genes that take up the nitrogen in fertilizer
he world's largest scientific archive of animal signal recordings, the Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds, is partnering with other institutions to co-curate and digitize an enormous archive of animal audio and video recordings from their vaults
Optical scan technology is helping researchers at the University of California (UC), Berkeley, preserve audio of 78 indigenous California languages, most of which were recorded more than a century ago
3-D print shop helps answer crucial questions about engaging youth in STEM through after school jobs
NSF-funded research aiming to making it easier for humans to work directly with a robotic partner in applications such as physical therapy
Women's History Month: Rain Bosworth is investigating how deafness affects perception, cognition in babies
Just like early exposure to any other language, early exposure to sign language will support learning language later, whether it's sign or spoken
Multidisciplinary engineering team designs new solar-paneled walls that make greywater reusable and a source of thermal heat
Women's History Month: Mala Murthy investigates brain function during social interaction, down to each neuron
Multidisciplinary team investigates brain function during social interaction, down to each neuron.
Women's History Month: Sarah Laslo is developing a test designed to diagnose reading difficulties early on
New test uses brain's electrical activity to pinpoint reading challenges early, increasing chances for success in school
Researchers develop a range of new sensors and other tools to gauge emotional responses and behavior of children with developmental disorders.
Novel process uses a plant virus and may ultimately make Ebola testing more accurate
Engineers at the University of New Hampshire are raising the bar on what 21st century infrastructure systems can do. With support from the National Science Foundation, they're outfitting the Memorial Bridge, which links Portsmouth, New Hampshire, to Kittery, Maine, with sensors to monitor everything from structural stability to traffic to environmental health. It will even be powered by tidal energy, a renewable energy source. They call it a 'living bridge,' and it exemplifies the future of smart, sustainable, user-centered transportation infrastructure.