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“Ion billiards” cue novel material synthesis method
17-November-2017

A team of Hokkaido University researchers has developed a novel material synthesis method called proton-driven ion introduction (PDII) which utilizes a phenomenon similar to “ion billiards.” The new method could pave the way for creating numerous new materials, thus drastically advancing materials sciences.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
HKBU clinical study finds Chinese medicine treatment of hyperthyroidism to be over 80% effective
15-November-2017

The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) recently conducted a clinical study on Chinese medicine treatment of hyperthyroidism. The results indicated that Chinese medicine is effective in improving the symptoms of patients with hyperthyroidism and enhancing their quality of life in general.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
A simple soak for a solar tune-up
15-November-2017

A mild post-fabrication doping approach can boost the solar conversion of quantum dot-based photovoltaic cells.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Sunny solution for killing E. coli
15-November-2017

Treating wastewater with solar irradiation shows promise in reducing two E. coli strains but a resilient strain persists.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Semiconductors with an aligned interface
15-November-2017

Efficiency gains come from tuning the properties of semiconducting materials by combining layers of different composition.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
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