2013′s Professional Progress Award Winner Brian Korgel, UT Austin, interviews the 2014 winner of the Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress, Kelvin Lee, University of Delaware.Read the rest of this entry »
Douglas Clark of UC Berkeley talks with SBE’s Evan Flach about winning the 2014 Jay Bailey Award and Bailey’s influence on his research in biochemical engineering.
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The 2014 Institute and Board of Directors’ Award winners were given at the Honors Ceremony at the Annual Meeting in Atlanta. These are AIChE’s most prestigious awards, honoring eminent chemical engineers for career accomplishments, service to society, and service to the Institute. See photos!Read the rest of this entry »
Google has announced that one of the special projects it’s working on entails creating a wristband that will perform diagnostic tests on the wearer, such as looking for indicators of cancer and heart disease, among other ailments.Read the rest of this entry »
DNA computing occurs at the intersection of molecular biology, genetics, and biochemistry, and it promises an impressive leap in computing power if successful.Read the rest of this entry »
Researchers have developed a nanoparticle to deliver a melanoma-fighting drug directly to the cancer.Read the rest of this entry »
AccBio 2015 is a four-day conference focusing on scientific, technical, business and regulatory advances in the field of biopharmaceutical development. This conference series, which began in 2007, is dedicated to the advancement of process and product development technologies and capabilities for the acceleration and enablement of biopharmaceutical development.
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Mitlin converted industrial hemp waste into a graphene-like nanomaterial for a fraction of the cost – $500 a ton – and it actually outperformed graphene.Read the rest of this entry »
Graphene has serious competition, according to researchers at the University of California at Santa Barbara, who are using molybdenum disulfide or molybdenite (MoS2) as an ultrasensitive semiconductor material for biosensing.Read the rest of this entry »
Some cancer patients are turning to mice that are grafted with tumor tissue and become living labs for individual patients.Read the rest of this entry »