Call for Papers
Special Issue on "Bioenergy"

We are now accepting submissions for this special issue in 2015.
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Fashioned as a high-impact, high-visibility, top-echelon publication, this new ground-breaking journal - TECHNOLOGY - will feature the development of cutting-edge new technologies in a broad array of emerging fields of science and engineering. The content will have an applied science and technological slant with a focus on both innovation and application to daily lives. It will cover diverse disciplines such as health and life science, energy and environment, advanced materials, technology-based manufacturing, information science and technology, and marine and transportations technologies.

Call for Papers for the Special Issue on "BioEnergy"

From the Editors

Martin Yarmush & Mehmet Toner

Dear Colleague:

Certain clinical journals do provide high impact, but only after all the translational issues have been resolved to fully realize the application in patients. This "Catch-22" plagues applied scientists and engineers in all of today's important disciplines without exception, but especially those working in the fields related to the Life Sciences and Health.

This limitation also has a negative impact on the entire process of research transfer and commercialization (or research translation). Such transfer of new, innovative technological ideas is best served by a proper means of publication of the initial scientific breakthrough, where the proof of concept is established and the actual innovation occurs and proceeds. Publication of these important advances tend, in our opinion, to suffer from, on the one hand, non-appreciative policies by the above-mentioned high impact journals, and on the other hand, from the fact that somewhat less desirable, lower impact journals typically fail to garner adequate attention, and often lead to a lack of adequate funding. The resulting consequences of both constitute a virtual graveyard where many truly innovative ideas are buried.

In response to these growing concerns, which we know many of our esteemed international colleagues share, we are delighted to announce a new, high impact-striving yet inclusive by definition journal, called TECHNOLOGY. In this new journal, we aim to capture all work that is innovative, enabling, transformative, and early in its development with adequate proof of concept. We wish to emphasize the technology and its impact, and are not necessarily concerned if the paper is not "hypothesis driven".

Our publishing partners, Imperial College Press and World Scientific (ICP / WSPC), are fiercely dedicated to making the new TECHNOLOGY journal attain, a high impact factor as soon as possible, an effort which both of us and our colleagues on the Editorial Board intend to support wholeheartedly. This, of course, includes a very aggressive marketing and outreach plan. In this respect, we feel that the global reach and operation of ICP / WSPC, with their special strength in Asian Emerging markets, many of which have become hotbeds of innovation and new technological ideas, make this journal endeavor especially exciting.

Professor Martin "Maish" Yarmush
Founding Director, Center for Engineering in Medicine 
Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital 
Paul and Mary Monroe Professor of Science and Engineering Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering 
Rutgers University

Professor Mehmet Toner
Founding Director, NIH BioMEMs Resource Center Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology Harvard Medical School

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Latest Research

Health & Life Sciences

Stochastic variations of migration speed between cells in clonal populations

Jun Yan, Daniel Irimia


Enhanced re-endothelialization of acellular kidney scaffolds for whole organ engineering via antibody conjugation of vasculatures

In Kap Ko, Mehran Abolbashari, Jennifer Huling, Cheil Kim, Sayed-Hadi Mirmalek-Sani, Mahmoudreza Moradi, Giuseppe Orlando, John D. Jackson, Tamer Aboushwareb, Shay Soker, James J. Yoo, Anthony Atala


Accounting for biological aggregation in heating and imaging of magnetic nanoparticles

Michael L. Etheridge, Katie R. Hurley, Jinjin Zhang, Seongho Jeon, Hattie L. Ring, Christopher Hogan, Christy L. Haynes, Michael Garwood, John C. Bischof


Focal blood-brain-barrier disruption with high-frequency pulsed electric fields

Christopher B. Arena, Paulo A. Garcia, Michael B. Sano, John D. Olson, Thomas Rogers-Cotrone, John H. Rossmeisl, Jr. , Rafael V. Davalos


A highly sensitive microsphere-based assay for early detection of Type I diabetes

Shyam Sundhar Bale, Gavrielle Price, Monica Casali, Nima Saeidi, Abhinav Bhushan, Martin L. Yarmush


Rapid ratiometric biomarker detection with topically applied SERS nanoparticles

Yu "Winston" Wang, Altaz Khan, Madhura Som, Danni Wang, Ye Chen, Steven Y. Leigh, Daphne Meza, Patrick Z. McVeigh, Brian C. Wilson, Jonathan T.C. Liu


Brain-on-a-chip microsystem for investigating traumatic brain injury: Axon diameter and mitochondrial membrane changes play a significant role in axonal response to strain injuries

Jean-Pierre Dollé, Barclay Morrison, III , Rene S. Schloss, Martin L. Yarmush


Review Article

Automation and interfaces for chemistry and biochemistry in digital microfluidics

Gaurav J. Shah, Uday Tata, R. Michael van Dam


Communication

A microfluidic device to select for cells based on chemotactic phenotype

Saumendra Bajpai, Michael J. Mitchell, Michael R. King, Cynthia A. Reinhart-King


Chemically- and mechanically-tunable porated polyethylene glycol gels for leukocyte integrin independent and dependent chemotaxis

Holly M. Lauridsen, Bryan J. Walker, Anjelica L. Gonzalez


Eradication of multidrug-resistant A. baumannii in burn wounds by antiseptic pulsed electric field

Alexander Golberg, G. Felix Broelsch, Daniela Vecchio, Saiqa Khan, Michael R. Hamblin, William G. Austen, Jr. , Robert L. Sheridan, Martin L. Yarmush


A novel ultrathin collagen nanolayer assembly for 3-D microtissue engineering: Layer-by-layer collagen deposition for long-term stable microfluidic hepatocyte culture

William J. McCarty, O. Berk Usta, Martha Luitje, Shyam Sundhar Bale, Abhinav Bhushan, Manjunath Hegde, Inna Golberg, Rohit Jindal, Martin L. Yarmush


Review Article

Organomatics and organometrics: Novel platforms for long-term whole-organ culture

Bote G. Bruinsma, Martin L. Yarmush, Korkut Uygun


Faraday instability-based micro droplet ejection for inhalation drug delivery

C.S. Tsai, R.W. Mao, S.K. Lin, Y. Zhu, S.C. Tsai


Design and development of a force sensing skin adapted to a child surrogate to identify potential bruising locations

Raymond D'souza, Gina Bertocci


Review Article

Enhancing the immune response through next generation polymeric vaccine adjuvants

Justin R. Adams, Surya K. Mallapragada


Communication

A combined magnetophoresis/dielectrophoresis based microbead array as high-throughput biomolecular tweezers

Lizhi Cao, Zhengchun Peng, Wilbur Lam, Thomas H. Barker


Structural dynamics of viral nanomachines

Joanna Kam, Andrew C. Demmert, Justin R. Tanner, Sarah M. McDonald, Deborah F. Kelly

Advanced Materials


Continuous fabrication platform for highly aligned polymer films

James Loomis, Hadi Ghasemi, Xiaopeng Huang, Nagarajan Thoppey, Jianjian Wang, Jonathan K. Tong, Yanfei Xu, Xiaobo Li, Cheng-Te Lin, Gang Chen

Nanoparticle-encapsulated doxorubicin enhances cryoablation of cancer stem-like cells

Wei Rao, Adriano Bellotti, Peter J. Littrup, Jianhua Yu, Xiongbin Lu, Xiaoming He


Prussian blue-functionalised graphene in the amperometric detection of peroxide and hydrazine

Gareth P. Keeley, Arlene O'Neill, Michael Holzinger, Serge Cosnier, Jonathan N. Coleman, Georg S. Duesberg

Energy & Environment

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