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Graphene E-skin helps detect strained materials [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
22-January-2019

Chinese researchers weave thin carbon layers into a colourful and highly responsive detector that can sense strain in a way similar to human skin.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing
 
Scientists Turn Carbon Emissions into Usable Energy
19-January-2019

A team of researchers has developed a system that produces electricity and hydrogen (H2) while eliminating carbon dioxide (CO2).

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
 
Green walls could buffer flash flooding in cities [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
19-January-2019

Simulations reveal that green walls filled with coconut peat could absorb storm water running off buildings, mitigating flash floods.

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Contact: May-Chiun Lo Institution: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
 
Researchers Find New Ways to Harness Wasted Methane
18-January-2019

The primary component of natural gas, methane, is itself a potent greenhouse gas. A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled a high performance catalyst for methane conversion to formaldehyde.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
 
Organic Solar Cell Breakthrough for High-performance Stretchable Electronics
18-January-2019

A new type of organic solar cells with high flexibility can withstand up to 100 continual bending/unbending cycles.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
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