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Computer Science - 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 - 13.02.2020
Bedded on roses
Bedded on roses
To provide laundry with fragrances without the effect disappearing after the first laundering is quite a challenge.

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

Materials Science - Chemistry - 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
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.

Environment - Materials Science - 20.01.2020

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.

Microtechnics - Materials Science - 14.01.2020
Vertical take-off
Vertical take-off
Mirko Kovac is heading the new Materials and Technology Center of Robotics of Empa and Imperial College London.

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.

Materials Science - Physics - 06.01.2020

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.

Materials Science - Innovation - 30.12.2019
Stuttgart light rail bridge hangs on Swiss carbon ropes
Stuttgart light rail bridge hangs on Swiss carbon ropes
Another milestone for an extremely versatile material with Swiss roots: On May 3, a 127-meter-long railway bridge will be pushed over the A8 motorway near Stuttgart, its 72 suspension cables consisting entirely of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP).

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 - Physics - 17.12.2019

Materials Science - Chemistry - 16.12.2019
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.

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

Research Management - 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.

Chemistry - Materials Science - 05.11.2019
L'Oréal Austria scholarship for TU Graz researcher Katrin Unger
L’Oréal Austria scholarship for TU Graz researcher Katrin Unger
Katrin Unger, PhD student at TU Graz, develops tattoo sensors that measure the acid content of the skin.

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.

Materials Science - Transport - 30.10.2019
Bio-materials herald new chapter in Australian auto manufacturing
Bio-materials herald new chapter in Australian auto manufacturing
University of Queensland researchers are developing a new generation of sustainable composite materials designed specifically for electric vehicles.

Physics - Materials Science - 29.10.2019
New instrument at BESSY II commences user operation
Instrument developed by the Russian-German Laboratory at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin No 318/2019 from Oct 29, 2019 A new instrument became available to the users of BESSY II on Oct.

Physics - Materials Science - 25.10.2019
Joining in the nano- and micrometer range
Joining in the nano- and micrometer range
Empa recently founded the NMJ Association together with partner institutions from Japan, Canada, China, the USA and Germany.

Materials Science - 25.10.2019
Combatting combustible cladding hazards
University of Queensland engineering researchers have developed a database of building materials to help industry professionals assess the risk of combustible cladding and boost the safety of our homes and workplaces.

Materials Science - Health - 24.10.2019
Closer to the patient
Closer to the patient
The first national competence centre for translational medicine and entrepreneurship has opened in Bern. As a hub for research and innovation, "sitem-insel" is home to several start-ups, companies and scientists. These include an Empa research team whose projects aim to bring medical innovations from the laboratory directly to patients more quickly.

Materials Science - 23.10.2019
Revealing the nanostructure of wood could help raise height limits for wooden skyscrapers
Understanding how the components of wood come together to make super strong structures is important for understanding both how plants mature, and for new materials design.
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