Explore over 170 virtual and in-person events at the 11th annual Wisconsin Science Festival

From “magic” mushrooms to a celebration of the stars, the 2021 Wisconsin Science Festival is back in full swing October 21-24. This year’s festival will feature more than 170 events in over 30 counties throughout Wisconsin. Activities include a variety of in-person and virtual activities including hands-on science experiments, Q&As with scientists, Read More


Krieger School chemist wins prestigious Packard Fellowship

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By Rachel Wallach / Published Oct 14, 2021 Xiongyi Huang, assistant professor in the Krieger School’s Department of Chemistry, was named Oct. 14 as a recipient of a 2021 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. The program provides “the nation’s most promising early career scientists and engineers with flexible funding Read More


Diana Qiu wins Packard fellowship for study of excitons

October 14, 2021 Yale University 0

For her work in studying how matter absorbs light, Diana Qiu, assistant professor of mechanical engineering & materials science at Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science, has won the prestigious Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering. Qiu is among 20 innovative early-career scientists and engineers to receive the fellowship. Read More


[News+Stories] Es werde Licht: Photoinitiatoren für Zahnfüllungen, Kontaktlinsen, Prothesen und Co.

October 14, 2021 Graz University of Technology 0

Wer schon einmal mit einem Loch im Zahn am Zahnarztstuhl gelegen ist, kennt das Prozedere womöglich: Nach dem Ausbohren des Zahns folgt eine Füllung aus flüssigem Kunststoff, die im Mund modelliert und durch UV-Licht zur fixen Plombe ausgehärtet wird. Möglich machen das sogenannte Photoinitiatoren. Das sind chemische Verbindungen, die der Read More


Baker, Gozar elected fellows by the American Physical Society

October 14, 2021 Yale University 0

The American Physical Society (APS) has elected Keith Baker, the D. Allan Bromley Professor of Physics, and research scientist Adrian Gozar as fellows of the society. APS is a nonprofit membership organization that advances the knowledge of physics and has more than 55,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, Read More


New ‘alert-safe’ rostering system promises safer shift work and fewer workplace accidents

October 13, 2021 Monash University 0

14 October 2021 Monash University researchers and optimisation technology company Opturion have developed a cloud-based rostering system to improve alertness, productivity and safety among shift workers. Funded by the Alertness, Safety and Productivity Cooperative Research Centre, the AlertSafe™ rostering system has already been trialled in hospitals across Victoria, including Austin Read More