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Making a tiny rainbow
27-January-2015

By varying the size and spacing of aluminum nanodisks, researchers generate images that contain over 300 colors and are not much wider than a human hair

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Smoother sailing through sharing
27-January-2015

Mathematical analysis reveals how to maximize access to mobile networks by seamlessly ‘offloading’ traffic to smaller Wi-Fi and cellular systems

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Programmed Synthesis towards Multi-substituted Benzene Derivatives
27-January-2015

Chemists at the Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University and the JST-ERATO Project have developed a new method to accomplish the programmed synthesis of benzene derivatives with five or six different functional groups that enables access to novel functional organic materials that could not have been reached before.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Chromium-Centered Cycloparaphenylene Rings as New Tools for Making Functionalized Nanocarbons
26-January-2015

A team of chemists at Nagoya University has synthesized novel transition metal-complexed cycloparaphenylenes (CPPs) that enable selective monofunctionalization of CPPs for the first time, opening doors to the construction of unprecedented nanocarbons.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
IDRC announces scale-up of three ground-breaking solutions to improve food security in developing countries
25-January-2015

The projects will help prevent livestock diseases and post-harvest fruit losses that affect millions of farmers around the world.

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Contact: Prabha Sethuraman Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
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