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Found 24 articles for December 2017.
 
Better properties for magnesium alloy
4-December-2017

Optimized processing improves the mechanical strength and workability of magnesium alloy as a lighter alternative to aluminum alloy.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Technology
 
A fast reactor system to shorten the lifetime of long-lived fission products
5-December-2017

Researchers in Japan have proposed a more efficient method to reduce radioactive waste.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Robots to the Rescue: ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge Autumn 2017
5-December-2017

The latest ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge public demonstration featured practical applications, with fire fighters taking part and more integrated robots capable of complex tasks.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
PolyU reveals high prevalence of bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 in human, food and environmental samples
6-December-2017

Food Safety and Technology Research Centre of the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, PolyU recently found that bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 commonly exist in human and various types of food and environmental samples collected from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Science
 
Controlling spin for memory storage
6-December-2017

Using computer simulations, researchers are learning how lasers might be used to switch how electrons spin within magnetic materials, making room for faster magnetic memory devices.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
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