Archive December 2017

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Rutgers researchers use nanoparticles to detect cancer tumors

The identification and molecular profiling of early metastases remains a major challenge in cancer diagnostics and therapy, according to a paper that was recently published in Nature Biomedical Engineering.

Sakiyama-Elbert named 2017 fellow for the National Academy of Inventors

Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

NSF seeks Big Ideas proposals to spark research and innovation for future NSF investments

The National Science Foundation recently issued a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL): Growing Convergence Research at NSF to catalyze new research directions and advance scientific discovery and innovation across the 10 Big Ideas for Future NSF Investments.

Duke researchers create functional heart patch

Duke University researchers created an artificial human heart muscle large enough to patch over damage seen in patients who have suffered a heart attack, the university reported.