Search | Contact | Subscribe | Sign In or Register

Crisis Response Journal Crisis Response Journal

CRJ R&D

'Shield' of sea creature inspires materials that can handle their own impact

'Shield' of sea creature inspires materials that can handle their own impact

The mantis shrimp, one of the ocean's most ornery creatures, can take on attacks from its own specie...

Scientists have used 3D printing techniques to ‘bioprint’ living tissues, including muscle and bone. 

Scientists have used 3D printing techniques to ‘bioprint’ living tissues, including muscle and bone. 

The most widely used bioprinters are extrusion, inkjet and laser-based printers. Each type involves ...

How nanotechnology can minimise fire damage

How nanotechnology can minimise fire damage

Researchers in the US are looking for innovative fire protection solutions to solve the high cost of...

Stress-testing for climate impacts using ‘synthetic storms’

Stress-testing for climate impacts using ‘synthetic storms’

Digitally ‘moving’ past storms to new locations simulates the effects of extreme weather...

How drones and 3d printing can help crash scene investigation

How drones and 3d printing can help crash scene investigation

Crash assessments could be safer, faster and more accurate through drone technology developed by Pur...

Nanogenerators harness human motion, using electrical pulses to reduce wound healing time  

Nanogenerators harness human motion, using electrical pulses to reduce wound healing time  

A new, low-cost wound dressing developed by University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers could dramatic...

Rapidly deployable solar power systems for disaster relief – funding campaign launched

Rapidly deployable solar power systems for disaster relief – funding campaign launched

Renovagen Ltd has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund Fast Fold portable solar power systems...

Augmented reality telementoring to help medics in war and disaster zones

Augmented reality telementoring to help medics in war and disaster zones

Researchers have developed an approach that allows experienced surgeons and physicians around the wo...

A rapid nanofilter for clean water

A rapid nanofilter for clean water

Australian researchers have designed a rapid nanofilter that can clean dirty water over 100 times fa...

Using artificial intelligence to predict aftershocks

Using artificial intelligence to predict aftershocks

In the weeks and months following a major earthquake, the surrounding area is often wracked by power...

Smartphones may be used to predict the weather more effectively

Smartphones may be used to predict the weather more effectively

Flash floods occur with little warning. Earlier this year, a flash flood that struck Ellicott City, ...

Nanobots could destroy nerve agents by harnessing the power of enzymes

Nanobots could destroy nerve agents by harnessing the power of enzymes

USA: Nanobots are closer than ever to becoming a reality, with possible applications in medicine, ma...

Global collaboration gives rise to 3D printed field test kit

Global collaboration gives rise to 3D printed field test kit

A three-cornered collaboration between South Australia, Texas and Ethiopia is using 3D printed techn...

Fibreoptic cables can be used to detect earthquakes and other ground movements

Fibreoptic cables can be used to detect earthquakes and other ground movements

German researchers have also discovered that fibreoptic cables can also pick up seismic signals from...

Leveraging the power of AI for good

Leveraging the power of AI for good

Thirty-five innovative project proposals leveraging the power of artificial intelligence (AI) 'for g...

Predicting signfificant landslides just hours after an earthquake

Predicting signfificant landslides just hours after an earthquake

Hours after the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake hit New Zealand, researchers were able to share information...

Forecasting flu outbreaks

Forecasting flu outbreaks

Australia: New software based on statistical probability principles is helping forecast the flu seas...

Smart solution for hospitals from Arco and Sony Mobile

Smart solution for hospitals from Arco and Sony Mobile

Arjo, a global medical device company, has announced a joint partnership on a tracking solution with...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Next »