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Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed
22-March-2017

The research group of Professor Akio Ishiguro and Assistant Professor Dai Owaki of Tohoku University have, for the first time, successfully demonstrated that by changing only its parameter related to speed, a quadruped robot can spontaneously change its steps between energy-efficient patterns (gait transition phenomena).

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
A tough coat for silicon
22-March-2017

Supercritical carbon dioxide delivers protective molecules to semiconductor surfaces.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
More open to coercion
22-March-2017

A novel ‘soft’ magnetic material could enable faster computer memory.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Hand-held X-ray sources
20-March-2017

Electronic oscillations in graphene could make a tabletop—or even handheld— source of X-rays a reality.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Stretching toward energy efficiency
20-March-2017

Deformable thermoelectric materials add a new twist to the design of energy-scavenging devices.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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