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Health - Materials Science - 14.01.2021
Lead poisoning of children
Lead poisoning of children
A remediation and public education effort at an abandoned battery recycling facility in Bangladesh eliminated most lead soil contamination, but levels of the toxic metal in children living near the site did not decrease nearly as much. The discrepancy reveals the scope of other lead exposure sources and the challenge they present to public health.

Environment - Materials Science - 13.01.2021

Materials Science - Environment - 04.01.2021
Federal government's innovation officer for
Federal government’s innovation officer for "green hydrogen" pays a visit
On March 30, 2021, the federal government's innovation officer for "green hydrogen" Dr. Stefan Kaufmann visited the Materials Testing Institute at the University of Stuttgart, and learned abou

Materials Science - Environment - 17.12.2020
Yi Cui named director of Precourt Institute for Energy
Yi Cui , a preeminent researcher of nanotechnologies for better batteries and other sustainability technologies, as well as an educator and entrepreneur, will become the next director of Stanford University's Precourt Institute for Energy.

Environment - Materials Science - 15.12.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 15.12.2020
Three postdocs from the University of Stuttgart included in the Baden-Württemberg Foundation’s Elite Program
Three early career researchers from the University of Stuttgart, Dr. Nina Engelhardt (English Literatures and Cultures), Dr. Serena Gambarelli (Building Materials Science, Building Chem

Physics - Materials Science - 15.12.2020
Aledia Announces it Has Produced its First Nanowire Chips on 300mm Silicon Wafers Using CEA-Leti Pilot Lines
Aledia, French Developer of Next-Generation MicroLED Displays For High-Volume Consumer Markets, Announces it Has Produced its First Nanowire Chips on 300mm Silicon Wafers Using CEA-Leti Pilot Lines Echirolles, France, Dec.

Materials Science - Electroengineering - 10.12.2020

Physics - Materials Science - 10.12.2020
UofG lends support to transatlantic quantum collaboration
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are lending their expertise to a UK-Canada partnership which aims to create an advanced manufacturing toolkit for quantum sensing and quantum computing.

Physics - Materials Science - 03.12.2020
Mapping quantum structures with light to unlock their capabilities
Mapping quantum structures with light to unlock their capabilities
A new tool that uses light to map out the electronic structures of crystals could reveal the capabilities of emerging quantum materials and pave the way for advanced energy technologies and quantum co

Innovation - Materials Science - 03.12.2020
Inventions that improve our lives
Inventions that improve our lives
If innovative projects and achievements in technology transfer stand out, they should be honored accordingly.

Physics - Materials Science - 03.12.2020
Rice physicist shares grant to advance imaging
Junichiro Kono lab part of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to use quantum light for understanding disease The Rice University lab of physicist Junichiro Kono will share in a $1 million grant from the Chan

Health - Materials Science - 19.11.2020
Anti-COVID-19 nasal spray ’ready for use in humans’
A nasal spray that can provide effective protection against the COVID-19 virus has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham, using materials already cleared for use in humans.

Materials Science - Environment - 17.11.2020
Light, strong, and affordable
Light, strong, and affordable
Sustainable high-tech materials are expensive. However, this may soon change. Through his ETH Pioneer Fellowship, Christoph Schneeberger is developing a process that enables more efficient production of fibre-reinforced plastics.

Chemistry - Materials Science - 16.11.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 12.11.2020

Materials Science - 09.11.2020
A biomimetic membrane for desalinating seawater on an industrial scale
A biomimetic membrane for desalinating seawater on an industrial scale
The treatment of seawater, including its large-scale desalination, is a major challenge for our society.

Materials Science - Life Sciences - 06.11.2020
New light on cellular hydration
New light on cellular hydration
Researchers from EPFL's Institute of Bioengineering and the University of Geneva have teamed up to develop new tools for studying water flow across cell membranes.

Physics - Materials Science - 05.11.2020
Two ERC Synergy Grants for University of Vienna's physicists
Two ERC Synergy Grants for University of Vienna’s physicists
ERC Synergy Grants for Thomas Pichler and Markus Aspelmeyer The physicist Thomas Pichler and his international team will receive an ERC Synergy Grant of 14 million Euros to build a new electron nano

Materials Science - Environment - 03.11.2020
Industrial-strength brine, meet your kryptonite
Industrial-strength brine, meet your kryptonite
Boron nitride coating is key ingredient in hypersaline desalination technology A thin coating of the 2D nanomaterial hexagonal boron nitride is the key ingredient in a cost-effective technology developed by Rice University engineers for desalinating industrial-strength brine.

Materials Science - Physics - 02.11.2020

Materials Science - Chemistry - 23.10.2020
Researchers tackle the surface transmission of COVID-19 in new partnership
A project to develop surface treatments that can provide long-lasting protection against the COVID-19 virus has been launched at the University of Birmingham.

Materials Science - Chemistry - 22.10.2020
Turning streetwear into solar power plants
Turning streetwear into solar power plants
Empa researchers succeeded in developing a material that works like a luminescent solar concentrator and can even be applied to textiles.

Physics - Materials Science - 22.10.2020
A day in the life of a SLAC machine maker
Behind every clever scientific device - accelerator, detector, X-ray laser and more - at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory are the people who make their parts.

Materials Science - Environment - 16.10.2020
TU Graz and AVL launch Battery Safety Center Graz
TU Graz and AVL launch Battery Safety Center Graz
At the heart of the research centre are climate chambers for targeted battery ageing under a wide variety of conditions, as well as novel mechanical test environments, including a highly dynamic crash facility for charged batteries.

Physics - Materials Science - 16.10.2020
Ultrafast Camera Films 3-D Movies at 100 Billion Frames Per Second
Ultrafast Camera Films 3-D Movies at 100 Billion Frames Per Second
In his quest to bring ever-faster cameras to the world, Caltech's Lihong Wang has developed technology that can reach blistering speeds of 70 trillion frames per second, fast enough to see light travel.

Materials Science - Physics - 16.10.2020
Drying fruit with ionic wind
If fruit or vegetables are dried with heat, nutrients can be destroyed and flavors can be reduced. This is why non-thermal drying of food - i.e. without heating - is preferred by the industry. Among other things, fans are used for this purpose. A new drying process developed at Empa using ionic wind promises to make the non-thermal drying of food much more energy-efficient, faster and even gentler.

Environment - Materials Science - 15.10.2020

Health - Materials Science - 15.10.2020
UQ tech to restore damaged bones
A technological advancement that has the potential to stimulate bone formation inside the human body has been developed by University of Queensland researchers.

Physics - Materials Science - 13.10.2020
Starting signal for FET Open projects: Visionary research on biocatalysts, nanostructures and ultrafast information processing
Starting signal for FET Open projects: Visionary research on biocatalysts, nanostructures and ultrafast information processing
Over the next few years, work will be carried out at TU Graz on cell factories for industrial algae biotechnology, on a rapid prototyping approach for microand nanodevices and on new paradigms for ultra-fast information processing.

Materials Science - Event - 09.10.2020

Materials Science - Physics - 08.10.2020
Nobel Laureate Helps Celebrate Launch of Institute for Materials Discovery and Design
Stanley Whittingham was one of the recipients of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on Lithium ion batteries.

Event - Materials Science - 05.10.2020
Black Legacies in STEM exhibition launches today
To celebrate Black History Month 2020, an exhibition curated by Africans in STEM entitled 'Past & Present: Black Legacies in STEM' launches online today (5 October).

Physics - Materials Science - 03.10.2020
Leti and Partners in PiezoMAT Project Develop New Fingerprint Technology For Highly Reliable Security and ID Applications
Leti and Partners in PiezoMAT Project Develop New Fingerprint Technology For Highly Reliable Security and ID Applications
L eti today announced that the European R&D project known as PiezoMAT has developed a pressure-based fingerprint sensor that enables resolution more than twice as high as currently required by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Physics - Materials Science - 21.09.2020
Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat
Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat
New heat-harnessing "solar” cells that reflect 99% of the energy they can't convert to electricity could help bring down the price of storing renewable energy as heat, as well as harvesting waste heat from exhaust pipes and chimneys.

Campus - Materials Science - 17.09.2020
Researchers working to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 on high-touch metallic surfaces
McGill University professor Stephen Yue and Dr. Chen Liang, a researcher at the McGill AIDS Centre and Lady Davis Institute, received an NSERC Alliance COVID-19 grant to produce a cost-effective, production-ready antiviral coating that could significantly reduce the rate of SARS-CoV-2 transmission on high-touch metallic surfaces in public spaces such as schools, office buildings, and clinics.

Physics - Materials Science - 17.09.2020
CSC develops sensors for micro-defects
Sensors which detect micro-defects in materials are being developed by the Compound Semiconductor Centre - Cardiff University's joint venture with IQE.

Materials Science - Physics - 16.09.2020
Building materials like insect exoskeletons
Building materials like insect exoskeletons
Chitin is the main component of the exoskeletons of insects, spiders, and crustaceans and ensures, for example, that an insect exoskeleton is both robust and flexible.

Health - Materials Science - 15.09.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 11.09.2020
Digital 3D models of London chart path to lower emissions
An interactive 3D map of London that grades the energy efficiency of more than 3.5 million properties has been built by UCL researchers for the Greater London Authority (GLA) to inform efforts in tackling fuel poverty and reducing carbon emissions.

Materials Science - Innovation - 09.09.2020

Environment - Materials Science - 08.09.2020
"Do microplastics belong in our environment? No!"
Process Engineer Adriano Joss from Eawag water research institute has been working for many years on wastewater treatment plants and the removal of micropollutants from water.