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October 4, 2015

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October 4, 2015

Oct. 2, 2015 — A team of researchers has developed an elegant process for coating fragile perovskite layers with graphene for the first time. Subsequent measurements show that the graphene layer is an ideal front ... read more

Oct. 2, 2015 — Novel and scalable technology and production process has been developed combining algal biomass cultivation, harvesting and concentration as well as extraction and fractionation of fatty acids from ... read more

From Nuclear Research to Surgery Technology

Oct. 2, 2015 — A JRC invention initially stemming from its research in the nuclear sector will soon be used by hospitals for minimally-invasive robotic surgery. TELELAP ALF-X is an advanced multi-port robotic ... read more

New Biodegradable Materials Could Replace Plastic Bags

Oct. 2, 2015 — As England gets set to start paying for plastic bags, researchers are making inroads into developing alternative biodegradable materials that could potentially replace fossil fuel derived ... read more

Oct. 2, 2015 — Researchers have arrived at how what is known as time-reversal symmetry can break in one class of superconducting ... read more

Organics Energize Solar Cell Research

Oct. 1, 2015 — Scientists are using a new supercomputer to advance next-generation solar energy technologies by probing the functional interfaces found in organic and hybrid solar ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Researchers have developed a near ultra-violet and all-organic light emitting diode (OLED) that can be used as an on-chip ... read more

Mission Impossible?

Oct. 1, 2015 — Researchers team up to study monitoring failures in the cockpit -- even among experienced ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Researchers have precisely conducted current-fluctuation ("shot noise") measurement in the graphene p-n junction in the quantum Hall ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Researchers have presented a new way of doing machine learning that enables semantically related concepts to reinforce each other. So, for instance, an object-recognition algorithm would learn to ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Over time, the electrodes inside a rechargeable battery cell can grow tiny, branch-like filaments called dendrites, causing short circuits that kill the battery or even ignite it in flames. But ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Quantum dots have made it possible to substantially increase color quality in LCD displays. However, these cadmium-based nanocrystals have proven to be harmful to the environment. Researchers are now ... read more

Lighting the Way to Your Car

Oct. 1, 2015 — On the new BMW 7 Series, a lighting system featuring a striped pattern of ground illumination makes it easier to enter the vehicle in the dark. Researchers have developed special microoptic lenses ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — A spin-off has developed a new low-cost infrared camera that makes it possible to quickly and efficiently detect gas leaks that can occur in different industrial ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Researchers have developed a smart walker prototype that supports independent living among the elderly by making the traditional walker smart. They have retrofitted it with sensors and digital ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — The scandal surrounding VW has thrust nitric oxide (NOx) emissions from diesel vehicles into the limelight. Owing to the different engine technologies, these have always been higher than in ... read more

Better Processes With High Quality Master Data

Oct. 1, 2015 — Where is the field of master data management currently headed? How can companies find the right products to meet their needs? In a recent market study, researchers compared the master data management ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Infrared thermography can help detect joint inflammation and help improving work ergonomics, according to a recent study. All objects with a temperature above absolute zero emit infrared radiation as ... read more

Anti-Ageing Treatment for Smart Windows

Oct. 1, 2015 — Electrochromic windows, so-called ‘smart windows’, share a well-known problem with rechargeable batteries – their limited lifespan. Researchers have now worked out an entirely new way to ... read more

Oct. 1, 2015 — Toyohashi Tech researchers in cooperation with researchers at the National Institute of Technology, Kurume College have demonstrated the formation of composite nanoparticles of luminescent ZnO ... read more

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