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UNIST research team with world's first stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries.
26 Jan 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has succeeded in developing world's first stretchable aqueous Li-ion batteries that may power the next generation of wearable devices.
Ultralow power consumption for data recording
24 Jan 2018
Researchers have made a discovery that could see a drastic reduction in power consumption for data recording.
Smart Baby Pillow 1
24 Jan 2018
A team of students, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a smart baby pillow to help prevent and correct mild cases of flat head syndrome. This innovative device has also recently won a gold award at a business idea competition.
Researchers in applied physics at KAUST
22 Jan 2018
Fine tuning the composition of nitride alloys can further the development of optical and electronic interface devices.
Crystal Clear
22 Jan 2018
Atomic-resolution transmission electron microscopy of electron beam-sensitive crystalline materials
Stanene, a cousin of graphene, formed on a physically and chemically controlled surface
19 Jan 2018
Nagoya University-led researchers have produced 2D sheets of tin atoms predicted to have exotic uses in electronics.
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18 Jan 2018
Novel video feature extractor uses 20 times less power than existing chips and could reduce the size of untethered vision systems down to the millimetre range
Professor Hoon-Eui Jeong and Hyun-Ha Park at UNIST
16 Jan 2018
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a new type of underwater adhesives that are tougher than the natural biological counterpart.
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26 Dec 2017
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a novel deuterium separation method, using a special class of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) whose pore dimensions change upon gas adsorption.
26 Dec 2017
A research team from Korea succeeded develop mass spectrometry imaging system to analyze living biological samples in the atmospheric pressure environment at resolution of 3 several micrometers. The approach could be applied in molecular biology and medical diagnosis fields.
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20 Dec 2017
Creating teardrop-like gas cavities around metal spheres enables practically friction-free travel through liquids.
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20 Dec 2017
Trapping molecules on custom-designed porous surfaces becomes easier with a new model that unifies previous theories of adsorption.
Nunes
20 Dec 2017
Tailor-made membranes offer a cleaner method for the industrial-scale separation of chemical mixtures, says Suzana Nunes. But first we need to make their manufacture greener.
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
13 Dec 2017
A theoretical model will allow systematic study of a promising class of peculiar quantum states.
Oil and water
12 Dec 2017
Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles.
UV-LED
12 Dec 2017
High-speed communication systems based on ultraviolet radiation are now in sight.
Professor Je-Hyung Kim
12 Dec 2017
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented a core technology for quantum photonic devices used in quantum information processing. Their work has been published in the November issue of the prestigious journal, Nano Letters.
Marshmallow-like silicone gels successfully used as insulation in containers for cryopreserved embryos
07 Dec 2017
As the genetic modification of mice is increasingly used in medical and biological research.
Controlling spin for memory storage
06 Dec 2017
Using computer simulations, researchers are learning how lasers might be used to switch how electrons spin within magnetic materials, making room for faster magnetic memory devices.
A fast reactor system to shorten the lifetime of long-lived fission products
05 Dec 2017
Researchers in Japan have proposed a more efficient method to reduce radioactive waste.
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
04 Dec 2017
Optimized processing improves the mechanical strength and workability of magnesium alloy as a lighter alternative to aluminum alloy.
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04 Dec 2017
Thin films of a lead-free piezoelectric finally match the performance of the lead-bearing standard.
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01 Dec 2017
A research team in Korea has developed titanium dioxide-based photocatalyst with the highest efficiency in the world that converts carbon dioxide into methane. The result is expected to be applied to technologies to reduce and reuse carbon dioxide.
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29 Nov 2017
A research team from the Gas Processing Center (GPC) at Qatar University College of Engineering (QU-CENG) synthesized new nanocatalysts and improved existing ones via modern preparation techniques.
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29 Nov 2017
A research team of Energy Science and Engineering at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), South Korea, has unveiled a new high-performance photodiode that reduces thickness to one-sixth of conventional silicon photodiodes.
29 Nov 2017
Three researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) ranked in the top 1% in their felds globally.
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29 Nov 2017
A team of Korean researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has presented a new synthetic protocol to produce three-dimensional porous organic materials in the blink of an eye, like firing bullets.
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20 Nov 2017
Korean and American researchers develop a new method for making extremely short pulse lasers that could lead to precision eye surgery and material processing.
20 Nov 2017
Cone-shaped sugar structures can be connected together to form selectively porous nanofiltration membranes.

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