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Triplet Superconductivity Demonstrated Under High Pressure
18-April-2019

Researchers in France and Japan have demonstrated a theoretical type of unconventional superconductivity in a uranium-based material, according to a study published in the journal Physical Review Letters.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
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 Category: Technology
 
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: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
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 Category: Technology
 
World’s science academies gather in Korea to elect new chairs, welcome new members, and stand up for sustainable development
15-April-2019

New IAP Chairs include Dr. Cherry Murray, Member of the US National Academy of Sciences and the US National Academy of Engineering and Dr. Peggy Hamburg, Foreign Secretary of The US National Academy of Medicine.

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Contact: Peter McGrath Institution: TWAS, the academy of sciences for the developing world Category: Science
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