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The carpenter enzyme gives DNA the snip
2-April-2017

Enzyme follows a two-step verification system before cutting and repairing DNA damage.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Understanding gas flow for improved clean energy applications
31-March-2017

Scientists have designed mathematical expressions that more accurately estimate gas movement through nanosized pores. This could help improve fuel cell development.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Next Generation Perovskite Solar Cells with New World-Record Performance
31-March-2017

A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), finds key to produce perovskite solar cells that display both high efficiency and long-term stability.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
 
TIGERS, READY TO BE COUNTED
30-March-2017

Scientists develop new method to accurately count big cats over large landscapes. Authors say new methodology will greatly advance conservation monitoring of tigers and other big cats.

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Contact: Stephen sautner Institution: Wildlife Conservation Society Category: Culture
 
PolyU develops accurate contactless 3D fingerprint identification system
30-March-2017

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a system for three-dimensional (3D) fingerprint identification by adopting ground breaking 3D fingerprint minutiae recovery and matching technology.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
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