Interdisciplinary Research

News and developments from the field of interdisciplinary research.

Among other topics, you can find stimulating reports and articles related to microsystems, emotions research, futures research and stratospheric research.

Czech scientists become first to observe an inhomogeneous electron charge distribution on an atom

Until now, observing subatomic structures was beyond the resolution capabilities of direct imaging methods, and this seemed unlikely to change. Czech scientists, however, have presented a method with which they…

Real-life feeling at online video conferences

Researchers develop electrically switchable nanoantennas as basis for holographic video technology. Video conferencing played a key role during the Covid-19 pandemic and is set to dominate many meetings in the…

Researchers discover a way to increase the effectiveness of antibiotics

A multi-disciplinary project driven by EMBL Australia researchers at Monash University and Harvard University has found a way to make antibiotics more effective against antibiotic-resistant bacteria – also known as…

New sensor for SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses based on GSI nanotechnology

Easy and fast detection of viruses are crucial in a pandemic. Based on single-nanopore membranes of GSI, an international interdisciplinary team of researchers developed a test method that detects SARS-CoV-2…

E-textiles: So hot right now!

Fraunhofer IZM and the weißensee academy of art in Berlin have opened a unique open innovation lab for prototyping textile electronics. Fitted with the latest in high-tech equipment and machines,…

Immunotherapy as an advance in cancer medicine

– new and early detection method for side effects on the heart muscle. Novel immunotherapies with “checkpoint inhibitors” (immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI)) have revolutionized the treatment of cancer in recent…

Development of dendritic-network-implementable artificial neurofiber transistors

Transistors with a fibrous architecture similar to those of neurons are capable of forming artificial neural networks. Fibrous networks can be used in smart wearable devices and robots. Advances in…

World’s first discovery of liquid directional steering on a bio-inspired surface

Inspired by a kind of tree leaf, scientists at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) discovered that the spreading direction of different liquids deposited on the same surface can be…

A new approach to curing HIV

Armed with a $26.5-million grant, a multi-institution collaboratory will tackle HIV in a new way. Over the last 40 years, HIV has shifted from a deadly and mysterious virus to…

Vanderbilt engineer the first to introduce low-power dynamic manipulation of single nanoscale quantum objects

Research Snapshot: Led by Justus Ndukaife, assistant professor of electrical engineering, Vanderbilt researchers are the first to introduce an approach for trapping and moving a nanomaterial known as a single…

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