New this week on Full Circle
Engineering project showing promise for advances in lighting technology
November 25, 2013 — An ASU student engineering research team’s project shows promise for advancing technologies to improve text and image displays on electronic devices. Read on Full Circle
Biomedical engineering project aims at improved diabetes treatment
November 21, 2013 — To help battle a growing health threat, an ASU researcher is studying the molecular changes of pancreatic cells exposed to synthetic proteins.Read on Full Circle
In the news
3-D Heart Models Help Save Children’s Lives (Inside Science)
Fixing heart defects in children can be complicated, and the more information doctors can get before surgery the better. To help provide that information, Justin Ryan, an artist turned biomedical engineer, is using his technical skills as an artist to make three-dimensional models of a heart to help doctors operate on children’s hearts.
Engineering new lighting and display technology (Phys.org)
Nathan Bakken describes the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (NSF I-Corps) as “scientist and engineer meet the unforgiving marketplace.” The public/private program seeks to foster the entrepreneurial spirit among college students, aiding them in efforts to take ideas with potential for economic impact from the research lab to development of new technologies, products and processes.