The OARtrac® system, built by RadiaDyne and including technologies developed by scientists at the US Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, has been awarded a 2018 R&D 100 Award by R&D Magazine.
Assistant Professor Polly Leilei Chen of the National University of Singapore has been inducted into the prestigious EMBO Young Investigator Program. Asst Prof Chen, whose work primarily focuses on research in RNA biology and human cancer, is the only Singapore-based scientist among this year's awardees and she joins 25 other life science researchers from 10 countries who will receive support from EMBO during the foundation of their first independent laboratory.
The New Journal of Physics Editorial Board, the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) and the Institute of Physics (IOP) have selected Dr. Lauriane Chomaz, a young scientist in the group of Francesca Ferlaino, as the winner of the New Journal of Physics Early Career Award for 2018.
Eight Los Alamos National Laboratory technologies won R&D 100 Awards at R&D Magazine's annual ceremony in Orlando, Florida. Three of the inventions also won Special Recognition Awards, including a Gold award for corporate social responsibility.
Four Argonne research projects have earned R&D 100 Awards, long considered the 'Oscars' of scientific innovation.
As Professor Sheldon Jacobson watched the September 2001 terrorist attacks unfold, he was among the many Americans who realized that life was about to change. What he did not know was that a National Science Foundation-funded research project he began just days before would be part of that change, creating the groundwork for The Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck system. Precheck uses risk profiles to try to focus air security resources on higher-risk passengers.
The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce that Bin Xu and Alexandra Jilkine, University of Notre Dame, have been selected as the winners of the Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year Award for 2018.
His research prevents the waste of resources in the global food industry and now he has been awarded the coveted Nils Foss Talent Prize. Associate Professor Klavs Martin Sorensen from the University of Copenhagen researches rapid methods and process analytical technology and immediately puts the results to work in food production, where they prevent huge amounts of waste.
The Mineralogical Society of America (MSA) has recognized E. Bruce Watson, a geochemist and Institute Professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with its highest honor, the Roebling Medal, bestowed for scientific eminence in the broad field of mineralogical science.
UK and Chilean scientists are working on a project that will strengthen energy infrastructure to withstand extreme weather and natural disasters.