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Green plastic production made easy
17-April-2019

A one-step method enables scalable and more environmentally friendly production of plant-derived plastic monomers, paving the way towards the mass production of a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based materials.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Neuron and Synapse-Mimetic Spintronics Devices Developed
17-April-2019

A research group from Tohoku University has developed spintronics devices which are promising for future energy-efficient and adoptive computing systems, as they behave like neurons and synapses in the human brain.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
 
Quantum dot imaging advances
16-April-2019

Luminescing nanosized crystals are showing promise for peering deeply into body tissues, but first they need to be made safe.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
New algorithm optimizes quantum computing problem-solving
10-April-2019

Tohoku University researchers have developed an algorithm that enhances the ability of a Canadian-designed quantum computer to more efficiently find the best solution for complicated problems, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
 
Prototype in precision
9-April-2019

A finger print can serve as identification to access locked doors and more, but current scanners can be duped with fake or even similar fingerprints. That may change soon, thanks to a collaborative research team based in Japan.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
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