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Dark materials squeeze green fuel from sunlight
28-August-2017

Metallic nanostructures that slow down light dramatically can triple the efficiency of solar-based hydrogen fuel generation.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Nagoya-led team flips the switch on ferroelectrics
28-August-2017

Nagoya University-led international collaboration develops new approach to advanced sensor and energy harvesting devices based on controlling domain alignment in nanostructured ferroelectric materials.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Technology
 
Shape-shifters soak up sunshine
27-August-2017

Photosensitive perovskites change shape when exposed to light.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Researchers predicted when cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak
25-August-2017

Hokkaido University scientists have developed a new mathematical model which accurately forecasted that a devastating cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak by early July, the 26th week of 2017 and the cumulative incidence would be the order of 700-800 thousand cases.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: People
 
New wrapping material enables high quality bioimaging
25-August-2017

A nanosheet made of organic polymers has been developed to prevent the drying and deforming of biological samples, thus enabling high-quality imaging under microscopes.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Technology
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