Big step taken to mass produce hydrogen energy

The research team of Professor Jong-Sung Yu’s has developed new photocatalyst synthesis method using Magnesium hydride (MgH2) and Titanium dioxide (TiO2) A research team led by DGIST Professor Jong-Sung Yu’s team at the Department of Energy Science and Engineering has successfully developed a new catalyst synthesis method that can efficiently decompose water into oxygen and

Big step taken to mass produce hydrogen energy

The key to a computing revolution: Half-light half-matter particles

Scientists have discovered new particles that could lie at the heart of a future technological revolution based on photonic circuitry, leading to superfast, light-based computing. Current computing technology is based on electronics, where electrons are used to encode and transport information. Due to some fundamental limitations, such as energy-loss through resistive heating, it is expected

The key to a computing revolution: Half-light half-matter particles

Robotic manufacturing with a fiber composite digital fabrication system

FIBERBOTS is a digital fabrication platform fusing cooperative robotic manufacturing with abilities to generate highly sophisticated material architectures. The platform can enable design and digital fabrication of large-scale structures with high spatial resolution leveraging mobile fabrication nodes, or robotic “agents” designed to tune the material make-up of the structure being constructed on the fly as informed by

Robotic manufacturing with a fiber composite digital fabrication system

Deep neural networks could detect magnetic field anomalies for faster warnings before earthquakes and tsunamis

Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have applied machine-learning techniques to achieve fast, accurate estimates of local geomagnetic fields using data taken at multiple observation points, potentially allowing detection of changes caused by earthquakes and tsunamis. A deep neural network (DNN) model was developed and trained using existing data; the result is a fast, efficient method

Deep neural networks could detect magnetic field anomalies for faster warnings before earthquakes and tsunamis

A pioneering synthetic biology tool can deliver DNA programming into a broad range of bacteria

A team of scientists from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed and demonstrated a pioneering synthetic biology tool to deliver DNA programming into a broad range of bacteria. This research was recently published in the journal Nature Microbiology, and was featured as the cover of the September 2018 issue.

A pioneering synthetic biology tool can deliver DNA programming into a broad range of bacteria

Revolutionizing diagnostics and drug delivery with miniature magnetic swimming devices

Scientists have created miniature magnetic swimming devices – which mimic the appearance of sperm cells – that could revolutionise disease treatment by swimming drugs to specific areas of the body. The devices, which measure as small as one millimetre long, consist of a magnetic head and flexible tail that allows them to ‘swim’ to a

Revolutionizing diagnostics and drug delivery with miniature magnetic swimming devices

Using neural networks to shed light on the nature of human learning

Study of Deep Neural Networks Suggests Knowledge Comes Via Sensory Experience As artificial intelligence becomes more sophisticated, much of the public attention has focused on how successfully these technologies can compete against humans at chess and other strategy games. A philosopher from the University of Houston has taken a different approach, deconstructing the complex neural

Using neural networks to shed light on the nature of human learning

Self-driving cars could see much better with a new bioinspired camera

New camera mimics mantis shrimp vision to significantly improve dynamic range and add polarization information Inspired by the visual system of the mantis shrimp—among the most complex found in nature–researchers have created a new type of camera that could greatly improve the ability of cars to spot hazards in challenging imaging conditions. The new camera

Self-driving cars could see much better with a new bioinspired camera

New process to 3-D-print cells can produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons

With today’s technology, we can 3-D-print sculptures, mechanical parts, prosthetics, even guns and food. But a team of University of Utah biomedical engineers have developed a method to 3-D-print cells to produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons, a process that will greatly improve a patient’s recovery. A person with a badly damaged ligament,

New process to 3-D-print cells can produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons

Breakthrough in self-healing materials

The cost of making plastics, paints, coatings for cell phone screens and other materials that heal themselves like skin could be dramatically reduced thanks to a breakthrough that a Clemson University team detailed in the latest edition of the journal Science. Marek Urban and his team wrote about how they were able to give self-healing qualities

Breakthrough in self-healing materials

Opening up the possibility of commercializing inexpensive electronic devices based on a variety of 2-D materials

Efficient method for making single-atom-thick, wafer-scale materials opens up opportunities in flexible electronics. Since the 2003 discovery of the single-atom-thick carbon material known as graphene, there has been significant interest in other types of 2-D materials as well. These materials could be stacked together like Lego bricks to form a range of devices with different

Opening up the possibility of commercializing inexpensive electronic devices based on a variety of 2-D materials

Opening the door to capturing the large amounts of CO2 that are generated by coal to liquid fuels

World energy consumption projections expect coal to stay one of the world’s main energy sources in the coming decades, and a growing share of it will be used in CTL, the conversion of coal to liquid fuels. Researchers from the National Institute of Clean-and-Low-Carbon Energy in Beijing and Eindhoven University of Technology have developed iron-based

Opening the door to capturing the large amounts of CO2 that are generated by coal to liquid fuels

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