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Found 34 articles for October 2018.
 
Thin films for more efficient solar cells
8-October-2018

Tantalum nitride as thin layers improve the extraction of electrons from silicon solar cells.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Becoming promiscuous to ensure reproduction
9-October-2018

Females of a socially monogamous passerine, the Japanese great tit (Parus minor), become more promiscuous after hatchings fail in the first breeding attempt — apparently attempting to ensure successful reproduction.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
It's all in the swirl: minimizing ammonia fuel emissions
9-October-2018

New simulations indicate that swirling ammonia in combustion chambers can help reduce harmful emissions – insight that may help on-going efforts to develop ammonia as a carbon-free fuel source.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Opposing roles for two enzymes in heart failure
9-October-2018

Investigations in mice have identified molecular processes that could be explored as targets for treatment of heart failure with pulmonary hypertension.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Medicine
 
HKBU Geography scholar discovers strong evidence for links between Africa’s drying climate and human evolution
9-October-2018

Professor Richard Bernhart Owen of the HKBU Department of Geography has analysed African lake sedimentary cores and established connections between a drying climate and technological and evolutionary changes in early humans.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Science
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