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Round-the-clock power from smart bowties
5-February-2018

Innovative diode design uses ultrafast quantum tunneling to harvest infrared energy from the environment.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Bacterial superheroes may save the day for crops
5-February-2018

Genetic analyses of a desert bacterium show it could help to improve crop production in arid lands.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Baby, it's cold outside: understanding conditions for star formation
5-February-2018

Researchers demonstrate how a gas escapes ice at an extremely cold temperature, providing insight about how stars form in interstellar clouds.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Multiple ant-like transport of neuronal cargo by motor proteins
2-February-2018

Microtubules (roads made of proteins) extend throughout a cell for motor proteins (carriers) to deliver neuronal cargo packed with many kinds of materials required for life activity.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Moving beyond graphene
1-February-2018

Developing 2D materials similar to graphene remains a challenge, but chemists are making progress — moving closer to smaller and faster electronics and photonics.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Technology
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