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Michael Graetzel to lead NTU's new Centre for Nanostructured Photosystems

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) announced that it is investing close to $3 million over three years to set up a new research centre that will pioneer the development of such solar cells of the future, as well as the expertise to harness these new clean energy sources effectively and in commercially viable ways.

Posted: Jul 30th, 2011

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Electronic tongue identifies cava wines

Researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona have developed an electronic tongue which can identify different types of cava wines, thanks to a combination of sensor systems and advanced mathematical procedures.

Posted: Jul 28th, 2011

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Quantenpunkte aus Indiumarsenid auf Silizium-Wafern

Wissenschaftler des Helmholtz-Zentrums Dresden-Rossendorf koennen Quantenpunkte aus Indiumarsenid auf Silizium-Wafern erzeugen. Das Besondere: Sie verwenden dabei Verfahren, die schon jetzt in der Halbleiterfertigung eingesetzt werden.

Posted: Jul 28th, 2011

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Insect virus holds the key to safer stem cell therapy

Scientists at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), the world's first bioengineering and nanotechnology research institute, have developed a new genetic engineering technique that promises safer stem cell therapy for cancer patients.

Posted: Jul 28th, 2011

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