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Found 54 articles for May 2017.
 
Transparent metal touchscreens
15-May-2017

Roll-to-roll printing of a conductive metal ink offers an inexpensive, high performance alternative to today’s touchscreen technology.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Technology
 
Microrobots inspired by nature
15-May-2017

A revolutionary design mimics the rowing action of the cilia on single-celled Paramecium, demonstrating much faster movement than conventional microrobots.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
 
Space cucumbers reveal secrets of plant survival
15-May-2017

Biologists in Japan use the near-weightless environment on the International Space Station to study the influence of gravity on plant growth phenomena.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Studying bone loss mechanism in space
16-May-2017

Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University are conducting a study on board China’s spacecraft Tianzhou-1 in order to understand the effect of the “CKIP-1” gene on bone formation under microgravity in space.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Science
 
Strengthening the governance of Islamic banks
16-May-2017

Although the Islamic finance industry is growing at a rapid rate, researchers have highlighted areas of governance that must be reformed.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: People
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