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Optimising soft-optoelectronics materials through molecular engineering
23-March-2015

Molecules used to make optoelectronic devices can be engineered to have specific properties, making the production of high-performance optoelectronic devices more efficient, according to a paper in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Engineering a multipurpose, environmentally friendly dam*
20-March-2015

Researchers in the Philippines are using green engineering to develop a low-cost dam that aims to prevent flooding, generate electricity, and help end food and water shortages.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
PolyU hosts 8th International Symposium of Intimate Apparel
20-March-2015

Organized by the Institute of Textiles and Clothing (ITC) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the Eighth International Symposium of Intimate Apparel was held at PolyU on 17 March to promote the exchange of the latest knowledge and development of intimate apparel among academics and industrialists.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Development of a Novel Water-Splitting Photocatalyst Operable Over a Wide Range of the Visible Light Spectrum
19-March-2015

A research group led by Chengsi Pan and Tsuyoshi Takata at NIMS Global Research Center for Environment and Energy Based on Nanomaterials Science (GREEN), and Kazunari Domen at The University of Tokyo newly developed a water-splitting photocatalyst that is operable over a wider range of the visible light spectrum than before.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
An 'octopus' robot with eight limbs developed to clear rubble in Fukushima, Japan
19-March-2015

Researchers in Japan have jointly developed a robot with four arms and four crawlers which can perform multiple tasks simultaneously to help clean up the rubble left after the 2011 quake-tsunami disasters in Minamisoma, Fukushima.

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Contact: Waseda University Institution: Waseda University
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