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New species discovered in Antarctica
8-February-2017

A team of Japanese scientists has discovered a new species of polychaete, a type of marine annelid worm, 9-meters deep underwater near Japan’s Syowa Station in Antarctica, providing a good opportunity to study how animals adapt to extreme environments.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Pure iron grains are rare in the universe
8-February-2017

Pure iron grains in interstellar space are far rarer than previously thought, shedding new light on the evolution history of matters in the universe.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Oxide Semiconductor Of Just Single Atom Thickness
9-February-2017

World’s thinnest oxide semiconductor is just one atom thick, thanks to a new method developed by a research team at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea. This may open up new possibilities for thin, transparent, and flexible electronic devices, such as ultra-small sensors.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Technology
 
New Eco-Battery That Runs on Seawater
9-February-2017

Researchers at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea will be working to develop a new battery, using abundant and readily available seawater.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Business
 
Engineering Dream Diodes with a Graphene Interlayer
8-February-2017

Researchers in South Korea have developed a new technique to enhance the performance of metal semiconductor junction, solving the contact resistance problem of metal-semiconductor.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
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