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World’s Highest Magnetic Field* (1,020MHz) NMR developed
1-July-2015

Application of High-Temperature Superconductor Was the Key. A Big Step Forward in Accelerating the Development of New Drugs and Materials

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Flashes in the ashes: How volcanic lightning is helping to demystify the Earth’s plasmasphere
1-July-2015

At the height of the First World War, in the trenches, German physicist Heinrich Barkhausen was eavesdropping on Allied telephone conversations. Every now and again, the Allied communications were drowned out by some strange sounds. The soldiers dubbed them “whistlers” because they sounded similar to shells flying overhead

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing
 
Aromatic couple makes new chemical bonds: Activating esters for synthesizing bioactive derivatives
29-June-2015

Making carbon-carbon bonds continues to be an important strategy to synthesize useful pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and organic materials. Chemists have expanded the scope of a Nobel Prize-winning carbon-carbon bond forming reaction by using esters and boronic acids as coupling partners in the presence of an economically friendly nickel catalyst.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
PolyU develops a new method for rapid authentication of edible oils and screening of gutter oils
29-June-2015

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a new method for rapid authentication of edible oils and screening of gutter oils.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Pupillary reflex enhanced by light inside blind spot
29-June-2015

Shedding light on adaptive systems responding to illumination

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Contact: Euan McKay Institution: The University of Tokyo
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