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Life Sciences - Materials Science - 27.03.2020
Establishing a creative space
Establishing a creative space
How is teaching at ETH dealing with the explosion of information in research and technology? Besides developing specialist knowledge, teaching is increasingly concerned with interdisciplinary skills such as critical thinking and the ability to filter, understand and apply relevant information.

Health - Materials Science - 27.03.2020
What coronavirus means for handling money, food and more
What coronavirus means for handling money, food and more
Researchers found SARS-CoV-2 remains infectious in airborne droplets for at least three hours. This doesn't mean infected humans produce enough virus in a cough to infect another person, but they might .

Materials Science - Physics - 19.03.2020
£1 million for nanotech: invisibility cloaks, smart tyres and supermarket tags
£1 million for nanotech: invisibility cloaks, smart tyres and supermarket tags
£1 million for nanotech: invisibility cloaks, smart tyres and supermarket tags Scientists at the University of Sussex have secured a major cash boost for their research into the real-world applications of nanomaterials.

Materials Science - 13.03.2020
Start des Sommersemesters an der Universität Münster auf den 20. April verschoben
Start des Sommersemesters an der Universität Münster auf den 20. April verschoben
On March 6, 35 international scientists set off on a special research trip. With the research vessel "Sonne" they set off from Cape Town in South Africa into the Indian Ocean to study the submarine uplift "Marion Rise" on the so-called Southwest Indian Ridge.

Physics - Materials Science - 11.03.2020
A Graphene Innovation That Is Music to Your Ears
A Graphene Innovation That Is Music to Your Ears
A commercially licensed technology developed by Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers could be available to consumers within the next couple of years Just over 15 years since a couple of researchers in the U.K. used adhesive tape to isolate single atomic layers of carbon, known as graphene, from a chunk of graphite, their Nobel Prize-winning discovery has fueled a revolution in ultrathin materials R&D.

Environment - Materials Science - 10.03.2020
New record could usher in new era for solar energy
The future of solar technology is almost reality, with researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) setting a new record for the conversion of sunlight into energy.

Architecture - Materials Science - 09.03.2020
Notes: UW architectural historian Tyler Sprague explores the work of Kingdome architect Jack Christiansen
Tyler Sprague is an assistant professor of architecture who studies and teaches structural design and architectural history.

Environment - Materials Science - 24.02.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 17.02.2020
Tips for extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries
Tips for extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries
Lithium-ion batteries are everywhere these days, used in everything from cellphones and laptops to cordless power tools and electric vehicles.

Physics - Materials Science - 17.02.2020

Computer Science / Telecom - Materials Science - 17.02.2020
UCL to host a national supercomputer centre
UCL has received £4.5 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to build a national supercomputer centre to improve support for UK researchers making scientific breakthroughs, such as designing better batteries and improving drug design. Since 2016, the Materials and Molecular Modelling Hub led by UCL, has brought together partners in London's Thomas Young Centre and others across the country to carry out ground-breaking research on the properties of new and existing materials, and this new funding will build on the Hub's capability.

Computer Science / Telecom - Materials Science - 14.02.2020
Nexus of Excellence
Air Force partnership to fuse AI and materials research Sitting at the nexus of data science, computer vision, and machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI) has the promise to provide insights f

Materials Science - Health - 13.02.2020
Low-cost
Low-cost "smart" diaper can notify caregiver when it’s wet
Design combines a common diaper material with RFID technology. For some infants, a wet diaper is cause for an instant, vociferous demand to be changed, while other babies may be unfazed and happy to haul around the damp cargo for lengthy periods without complaint.

Physics - Materials Science - 11.02.2020
Blue sky inking: How nanomaterials could lower retail waste and speed up the stock take
As part of the new £8 million ESRC investment in Digital Futures at Work Research Centre ,'University of Sussex academics and an innovative SME have teamed up with the world's largest retail company

Materials Science - Chemistry - 11.02.2020
Bubble-capturing surface helps get rid of foam
Bubble-capturing surface helps get rid of foam
Bubbly buildup can hinder many industrial processes, but a new method can reduce or even eliminate it. In many industrial processes, such as in bioreactors that produce fuels or pharmaceuticals, foam can get in the way. Frothy bubbles can take up a lot of space, limiting the volume available for making the product and sometimes gumming up pipes and valves or damaging living cells.

Innovation - Materials Science - 10.02.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 06.02.2020
"Cities are increasingly reaching their limits"
Extreme dry spells, shorter spring periods: Groundwater tables in Germany are declining.

Materials Science - 04.02.2020

Materials Science - 04.02.2020

Materials Science - Pedagogy - 04.02.2020

Materials Science - 23.01.2020
An emergency avalanche jacket from Minnesota? You bet
Every spring, College of Design students in the apparel design program select from a series of project requests for the annual NASA research symposium.

Materials Science - Health - 23.01.2020
Audio explainer: Exploring the fields of bioprinting and biohybrid materials
Audio explainer: Exploring the fields of bioprinting and biohybrid materials
The following audio excerpt and transcript features an explanation of bioprinting and biohybrid materials by MIT graduate student Rachel Smith of the Mediated Matter Group at the Media Lab.

Physics - Materials Science - 20.01.2020
Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power
Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power
A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol hope to recycle radioactive material directly from a former nuclear power plant in Gloucestershire to generate ultra-long-lasting power sources.

Physics - Materials Science - 15.01.2020
Playing with the wonder materials
Playing with the wonder materials
The diameter of a hair, but a hundred thousand times thinner - the products made by Dr. Ashish Arora and his colleagues in the laboratories of the Institute of Physics are difficult to imagine for outsiders. The materials they deal with on a daily basis hold a world record because they consist of a single layer of atoms, the smallest building blocks of nature.

Health - Materials Science - 10.01.2020
COPD care and composite creations: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From new research into lung disease treatment in the UK, to a grant to develop high performance polymer composites, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Environment - Materials Science - 02.01.2020
Women in STEM: Angela Harper
Angela Harper is a PhD candidate at the Cavendish Laboratory, a member of Churchill College, and a Gates Cambridge Scholar.

Physics - Materials Science - 23.12.2019
Physicists convince with their publications in optics and photonics
Physicists convince with their publications in optics and photonics
Two scientific publications by researchers of the Denz team at University of Münster rank among the best 30 research studies of the year 2019, rates "Optics & Photonics News".

Materials Science - 20.12.2019
A three-year journey to break the world speed sailing record
A three-year journey to break the world speed sailing record
A team of EPFL alumni and students, working under the name SP80, are developing an innovative sailboat that could reach speeds of 150km/h.

Materials Science - 19.12.2019

Materials Science - Physics - 17.12.2019

Materials Science - Chemistry - 16.12.2019
Oil-catching sponge could soak up residue from offshore drilling
Oil-catching sponge could soak up residue from offshore drilling
An oil-catching sponge, developed at the University of Toronto and Imperial, could help thwart water contamination from offshore oil drilling. Drilling and fracking for oil under the seabed produces 100 billion barrels of oil-contaminated wastewater each year by releasing tiny oil droplets into surrounding water.

Materials Science - Physics - 14.12.2019
Exciton Phenomena in Functional Materials from Many-Body Perturbation Theory
17:00 - 18:00 VeranstalterIn Institut für Physik Veranstaltungshomepage: Web: http://physik.uni-graz.at/ Veranstaltungsort Ort: [0005EG0020] Hörsaal HS 05.01 Experimentierhörsaal

Physics - Materials Science - 13.12.2019

Materials Science - Chemistry - 11.12.2019
A Peek into the Battery Technology Pipeline
A Peek into the Battery Technology Pipeline
Lithium ion is probably the most advanced technology available for the packs of rechargeable batteries you'll buy this holiday season.

Materials Science - Environment - 09.12.2019
Birmingham and BAM extend partnership and launch joint research centre
The University of Birmingham today extended an agreement with Germany's Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung - BAM) that will see the partners create a joint research centre for Chemistry and Materials Science.

Environment - Materials Science - 09.12.2019
Rice University launches bold climate change initiative with Shell
Rice University launches bold climate change initiative with Shell
'Game-changing' idea: Don't burn hydrocarbons, split them into hydrogen energy and valuable carbon materials Rice University has launched Carbon Hub, a major research initiative to create a zero-emis

Career - Materials Science - 06.12.2019

Materials Science - 05.12.2019
Jelly invention can heal itself like human skin
Scientists from The Australian National University (ANU) have invented a new jelly material that mimics biological matter such as skin, ligaments and bone, and which is very strong, self-healing and able to change shape.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 03.12.2019
How John Goodenough sparked the wireless revolution
John B. Goodenough can still remember, word for word, what a University of Chicago professor told him when he arrived on campus following World War II: "I don't understand you veterans," said J

Materials Science - Chemistry - 03.12.2019
From UChicago to Nobel: How John Goodenough sparked the wireless revolution
John B. Goodenough can still remember, word for word, what a University of Chicago professor told him when he arrived on campus following World War II: "I don't understand you veterans," said J

Innovation - Materials Science - 21.11.2019

Academic Rankings - Materials Science - 20.11.2019

Materials Science - 19.11.2019
With artificial intelligence to a better wood product
With artificial intelligence to a better wood product
Empa scientist Mark Schubert and his team would like to use the many opportunities offered by machine learning for wood technology applications. Together with Swiss Wood Solutions, Schubert will present his latest project at the Swiss Innovation Forum on 21 November in Basel. Wood is a natural material that is lightweight and sustainable, with excellent physical properties, which make it an excellent choice for constructing a wide range of products with high quality requirements - for example for musical instruments and sports equipment.

Life Sciences - Materials Science - 30.10.2019
Opportunities help undergraduates embrace the ’learning curve’
Objects of study can take many forms: a slide of cells, a gallery of paintings, a stack of books from the library 20 volumes deep.
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