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Coffee-ring effect leads to crystallization control in semiconductors
3-March-2017

KAUST researchers develop a method to control the orientation and properties of crystal regions within polycrystalline semiconductors

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
"Super-deep" diamonds may hold new information about Earth's interior
2-March-2017

Researchers in Japan believe that it is possible for natural diamonds to form at the base of the Earth's mantle.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Shape-shifting molecular robots respond to DNA signals
2-March-2017

A research group at Tohoku University and Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology has developed a molecular robot consisting of biomolecules, such as DNA and protein.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
The evolution of Japanese color vocabulary over the past 30 years
2-March-2017

Color terms change over time as a language evolves, and the Japanese language is no exception, according to an international joint research team.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Culture
 
Nerve Wrapping Nanofiber Mesh Promoting Regeneration
2-March-2017

A joint research team in Japan developed a mesh which can be wrapped around injured peripheral nerves to facilitate their regeneration and restore their functions.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Science
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