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Kempower: building long-lasting fast chargers for electric vehicles

Kempower: building long-lasting fast chargers for electric vehicles

Environmental proofing and comprehensive cloud services are the secret to reliable, fast and long-lasting electric vehicle chargers with low life cycle costs. Kempower builds electric...
insulin therapy

A once-a-week insulin therapy may restructure Type 2 diabetes treatment

A new clinical trial has suggested that a novel once-a-week insulin therapy could replace conventional Type 2 diabetes treatment.
evolution of our Solar System

Studying comets to understand the evolution of our Solar System

Dr Anita Cochran, Assistant Director of the McDonald Observatory at the University of Texas at Austin, is exploring the evolution of our Solar System by studying comets
development of quantum hardware

Materials advancements are vital to the development of quantum hardware

A new study explores the necessity for advances in quantum hardware materials to further develop the capabilities of quantum computers.
green hydrogen

Using metal oxides as photoelectrodes for green hydrogen

Metal oxides are promising photoelectrodes for the production of green hydrogen with sunlight. However, progress until now has been limited.


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Research & Discovery

Exploring cilia: The driving force behind life on Earth

Professor Kazuo Inaba, from the Shimoda Marine Research Center, highlights the role of cilia in the human body and oceans.

The world’s fastest exfoliation of a photomechanical material

Researchers say they have manufactured the world's fastest ever exfoliation of a photomechanical material, changing mechanics as we know it.

Improving the performance of superconductor wires

Researchers at Florida State University have discovered a way to improve the performance of electrical wires used as high-temperature superconductors.

Following the movement of atoms in real time could result in better materials design

Researchers from the University of Cambridge are following the movement of atoms as they cluster to form two-dimensional materials, a single atomic layer thick.

Sustainable Planet

How KSK Aqua are optimising biological filters for water purification

KSK Aqua develops innovative biological filters to ensure optimal water purification. Here they share how these clever solutions work.

Common plants and pollinators act as anchors for ecosystems

Common plants and pollinators play a central role in maintaining biodiversity, acting as anchors for ecosystems, and assisting against some of the impacts of climate change.

Switzerland’s first pilot plant for indigenous forest biomass extraction

BFH and Schilliger Holz AG's pilot plant for producing extracts from indigenous forest biomass revolutionises the forestry and wood industry.

How drones are making an impact on innovative agriculture

How using innovative agriculture methods such as drones are critical to Agriculture 4.0 and the changing climate.

Digital Technology

Using machine learning to understand the interfaces of hybrid materials

By using machine learning techniques, researchers at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) can predict the structure formation of functionalised molecules at the interfaces of hybrid materials.

Using Artificial Intelligence to identify flooded buildings

A research team at the Tohoku University has developed an Artificial Intelligence method that uses news media images to accurately detect flooded buildings within 24 hours of a disaster.

Using molecules that respond to light to build qubit systems for quantum computers

Researchers have advanced the development of quantum computers using light-addressable molecules for qubit systems.

Artificial intelligence speeds increased by new technology

A KAUST-led team has enhanced the speed of artificial intelligence through a new technology they call “in-network aggregation”.


How studying neutrinos can help us to better understand the Universe

Professors Luis A Anchordoqui from CUNY and Vanderbilt University’s Thomas J Weiler explain how neutrinos help us to understand the Universe.

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter succeeds in historical first flight

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter has become the first aircraft in history to make a powered, controlled flight on another planet.

Mysterious fast radio bursts found at lower-frequency than ever before

A new investigation has discovered radio waves transmitted at lower frequencies than ever detected before in mysterious fast radio bursts.

Scientists might be able to detect signs of extra-terrestrial life within the next decade

A new telescope launching this autumn could spot biosignatures – signs extra-terrestrial life – on other planets within three days.

Medical Science

Discovery of AMBRA1 enzyme may help cancer treatment

New research suggests a novel enzyme called AMBRA1 that has eluded scientists for over 25 years may revolutionise cancer treatment.

Machine learning could help slow down future pandemics

Researchers have determined that machine learning could be key to slowing down the spread of infection during future pandemics.

Younger people and the risk of sudden cardiac death

Discussing the prevalence of coronary artery disease and autopsy findings among sudden cardiac death victims under the age of 50.

Illuminating the association between aluminium and familial Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers at Keele University have found aluminium co-located with phosphorylated tau protein, which is an early initiator of familial Alzheimer’s disease.

Special Reports

Unusual strike-slip earthquake uncovers hidden mechanism

Researchers believe that a newly discovered hidden mechanism is the reason behind an unexpected Alaskan strike-slip earthquake. The team, consisting of Kevin P. Furlong, Professor...

Prevalence of coronary artery disease among young people

Scientists at University of Oulu, Finland, have investigated the prevalence of coronary artery disease among sudden cardiac death victims under 50 years old. The team...

New regulator for molecular motor protein discovered

A team of researchers led by Professor Kazuo Inaba of the University of Tsukuba have discovered a novel component of molecular motors that drive...

The key to understanding landslides

Scientists at Graz University of Technology, Austria, have identified a series of chemical processes that could be the key to understanding landslides. According to the...

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