Week in Review: 9/24/17 – 9/30/17

9/28/2017

Team builds flexible new platform for high-performance electronics

A team of University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers has created the most functional flexible transistor in the world — and with it, a fast, simple and inexpensive fabrication process that’s easily scalable to the commercial level.
http://news.wisc.edu/team-builds-flexible-new-platform-for-high-performance-electronics/

9/27/2017

Printed meds could reinvent pharmacies, drug research

A technology that can print pure, ultra-precise doses of drugs onto a wide variety of surfaces could one day enable on-site printing of custom-dosed medications at pharmacies, hospitals and other locations.
http://www.ns.umich.edu/new/multimedia/videos/25111-printed-meds-could-reinvent-pharmacies-drug-research

2017 Golden Goose Award recognizes six researchers whose taxpayer-funded work benefits society

The sixth annual Golden Goose Award ceremony will recognize three teams of scientists whose silly-sounding research has returned serious benefits to society. Led by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the award committee includes several science societies and organizations and Congressional supporters.
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-09/aaft-2gg091917.php