June 14, 2017

Industry News

  • Museum researchers rediscover animal not seen in 30 years
    on April 19, 2018 at 9:27 pm

    Researchers have rediscovered the San Quintin kangaroo rat (Dipodomys gravipes) in Baja California. The Museum is partnering with Terra and local authorities on a conservation plan for the species, which was last seen in 1986, and was listed as endangered by the Mexican government in 1994. It was held as an example of modern extinction due to agricultural conversion. […]

  • Clear as mud: Desiccation cracks help reveal the shape of water on Mars
    on April 19, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    As Curiosity rover marches across Mars, the red planet's watery past comes into clearer focus. […]

  • Male contraceptive compound stops sperm without affecting hormones: Study in monkeys
    on April 19, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    A new study details how a compound called EP055 binds to sperm proteins to significantly slow the overall mobility of the sperm without affecting hormones, making EP055 a potential 'male pill' without side effects. […]

  • New strategies for hospitals during mass casualty incidents
    on April 19, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    Using the layout of a typical urban hospital, the authors investigated a hospital's capacity and capability to handle mass casualty incidents of various sizes with various characteristics, and assessed the effectiveness of designed demand management and capacity-expansion strategies. Average performance improvements gained through capacity-expansion strategies were quantified and best response actions were identified. […]

  • Integrating optical components into existing chip designs
    on April 19, 2018 at 9:26 pm

    A new technique can assemble optical and electronic components separately on the surface of a computer chip, enabling the addition of optical components to existing chips with little design modification. […]