“Hope lies in dreams…”

“Hope lies in dreams…”

“Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality” – Jonas Salk

Stretching the boundaries of neural implants

Money Quote: ” After the entire fabrication process, what’s left is the transparent fiber with electrically conductive, stretchy nanowire coatings. “It’s really just a piece of rubber, but conductive,” Anikeeva says. The fiber can stretch by at least 20 to 30 percent without affecting its properties, she says.

On You Huskies…

Husky Sled copy

Launching the Nanomedicine Academy of Minority Serving Institutions

Money Quote: “Northeastern boasts several pioneers in the field, including Thomas Webster, the Art Zafiropoulo Chair in Engineering and the chair of Northeastern’s chemical engineering department, and Srinivas Sridhar, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics and director of Northeastern’s Electronic Materials Research Institute… Recently the two received a $496,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to launch the academy – a scalable, interactive network that will use Web-based videoconferencing to live broadcast graduate courses and research protocols in real-time from a classroom at Northeastern to students enrolled at four partner institutions: the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, Tuskegee University, Morgan State University, and Florida International University.”

Living up to the Man’s Best Friend Legacy over at NU

Restart – Let’s take a moment to thank the pioneers of tiny-car racing shall we?

Tiny Car Racer copy

Moore’s Law at work in the Open-Wheel category!

Money Quote: “The NanoCar race is mostly a fantastic human and scientific adventure that will be broadcast worldwide. The event will take place in October 2016.”…

NanoCar Race, the first-ever race of molecule-cars (w/video)

Apparently, drivers couldn’t see the tiny green flag!

The world’s first international race for molecule-cars, the Nanocar Race is on