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Turning cities into innovation engines
8-April-2016

Can smartphones improve our quality of life and make cities run more efficiently? A researcher from Singapore Management University is working towards this vision.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University
 
AMOR, a love potion for plant fertilization
8-April-2016

A group of scientists at Nagoya University has succeeded in discovering AMOR, a sugar chain molecule that increases the fertilization efficiency in plants. AMOR was found to be responsible for activating pollen tubes to lead to fertilization.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
PolyU breaks the world record of fastest optical communications for data centres
7-April-2016

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has achieved the world’s fastest optical communications speed for data centres by reaching 240 G bit/s over 2km, 24 times of the existing speed available in the market.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Transparent metal touchscreens
6-April-2016

Roll-to-roll printing a conductive metal ink offers an inexpensive, high performance alternative to today’s touchscreen technology.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Taking the heat out of energy conversion
6-April-2016

A more accurate method of modeling heat generation and transfer in electromagnetic machines could lead to more efficient electric motors.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
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