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Uncompromising on organic solar cells
7-March-2017

Researchers developed a semi-transparent organic solar cell that achieves better efficiency and transparency than existing ones, according to a recent study in the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM).

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Technology
 
Detecting mercury with gold
7-March-2017

Individual gold nanorods could be used to develop smaller, portable mercury sensors that test for the highly toxic metal in air, soil and water.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Science
 
Urine-based Biomarkers for Early Cancer Screening Test
7-March-2017

A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, has introduced a new technique that validates urine-based biomarkers for early detection of cancer.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Medicine
 
A peek into research life in Japan
6-March-2017

An international group of researchers at Nagoya University discuss their experiences about research in Japan

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University Category: People
 
World’s first “lip password” utilises a user's lip motions to create password
6-March-2017

Professor Cheung Yiu-ming from the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), and his team has invented a new technology entitled “lip motion password” (lip password) which utilises a person’s lip motions to create a password.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Technology
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