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Controlling proton conduction with light
28-April-2017

Adding photoacid to a special kind of melted polymeric crystal allows better and switchable proton conductivity. This could lead to new materials for memory, supercapacitor and transistor technologies.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
The key to private and efficient data storage
28-April-2017

Cloud storage services, like Dropbox and Gmail, may soon be able to better manage your content, giving you more storage capacity while still being unable to ‘read’ your data.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
PolyU designs innovative “Smart Scar-Care” pad to create a “scar-less” world
27-April-2017

An innovative "Smart Scar-Care" pad which serves the dual functions of reinforcing pressure and occlusion has been designed by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) to treat hypertrophic scars from burns, surgeries and trauma.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Compact fibre optic apparatus shines light on breath analysis in real-time
27-April-2017

Affordable gas sensor setup developed by Tohoku University team monitors trace levels of health-indicating chemicals, paving the way for future non-invasive studies.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Nano-notch sends self-assembling polymers into a spiral
25-April-2017

Template modification could speed up the fabrication of sensing substrates and other novel structures.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing
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