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Found 40 articles for July 2017.
 
Tough Robots Making an ImPACT
5-July-2017

New and improved rescue robots tough enough to function in extreme and hostile environments were unveiled recently at a demonstration at Tohoku University, Japan.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
PolyU develops sprayable sensing network technology for real-time structural health monitoring with larger responsive bandwidth, lower cost and greater versatility
5-July-2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) research team developed a novel breed of nanocomposites-inspired sensors which can be sprayed directly on flat or curved engineering structural surfaces, such as train tracks and aeroplane structures.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Science
 
New Spectroscopic Method Enables Simple and Precise Analysis of Nanoparticle Structure
5-July-2017

Korean researcher Sung Jun Lim suggests easy analysis method to identify the structure of semiconductor nanoparticles in solution only by measuring absorption spectrum. It is expected to present a new direction for the studies of the structure and the properties of nanoparticles.

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Contact: Jieun Choi Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Science
 
The Economic Consequences of the Arms Race: Military Spending is Harmful for Growth
5-July-2017

Military spending might boost business confidence in conflicting countries, but may also lower macroeconomic growth. In recent decades, Asian countries have allocated a huge amount to strengthen defense capacity and enforcement. However, expansion in military expenditure is harmful for economic growth, argue researchers in Malaysia.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: Business
 
Creating Awareness for Involvement in Building Maintenance Management
6-July-2017

Researchers at University of Malaya, Malaysia, are discussing the importance of building stakeholders in building maintenance management, including maintenance management team, building owners/clients, building occupants/users, and maintenance service providers.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: People
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