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Brittle Stars inspire new generation robots able to adapt to physical damage
14-December-2017

The invention of a robot made to adapt to unexpected physical damage is a significant breakthrough for machines made to function in tough environments.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
 
Wet plasma makes a nano-sized splash
11-December-2017

Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Unleashing ultraviolet brings visible improvement
11-December-2017

High-speed communication systems based on ultraviolet radiation are now in sight.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Robots to the Rescue: ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge Autumn 2017
5-December-2017

The latest ImPACT Tough Robotics Challenge public demonstration featured practical applications, with fire fighters taking part and more integrated robots capable of complex tasks.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
 
A fast reactor system to shorten the lifetime of long-lived fission products
5-December-2017

Researchers in Japan have proposed a more efficient method to reduce radioactive waste.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
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