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A schematic image of subducted oceanic crust inferred from this study. Basalt and harzburgite layers of the oceanic crust accumulate beneath and above the 660 km discontinuity, respectively.
31 Jan 2019
Laboratory experiments at extreme pressures and temperatures lead to precise measurements of the sound velocity of CaSiO3 perovskite which is one of the important constituent minerals in the Earth's mantle. The measurements suggested the accumulation of the subducted oceanic crust beneath the 660 km discontinuity.
ARN19 Cover
30 Jan 2019
The 2019 issue of Asia Research News magazine features fascinating advances in medicine, technology, social sciences, space and environment from across Asia.
Faculty and student in lab
22 Jan 2019
A combined treatment may help tackle the rise of E. coli PI-7 in Saudi Arabia’s wastewater systems.
21 Jan 2019
Two students, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) have been honored with the 2018 Talent Award of Korea.
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18 Jan 2019
Simulations reveal that green walls filled with coconut peat could absorb storm water running off buildings, mitigating flash floods.
Professor Kwang-jin Ahn and his research team
18 Jan 2019
The primary component of natural gas, methane, is itself a potent greenhouse gas. A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled a high performance catalyst for methane conversion to formaldehyde.
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18 Jan 2019
A safe and sustainable chemical reagent could aid cost-efficient development of new materials and medicines.
Dongho Jeon and Professor Jae Eun Oh
17 Jan 2019
A recent technology transfer by Dongho Jeon in the School of Urban and Environmental Engineering at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) is estimated to be worth KRW 100 million.
05 Jan 2019
The 5th edition of Water Philippines Expo and Conference will be held on 20 – 22 March 2019 at the SMX Convention Center.
12 Dec 2018
Call for abstracts - deadline extended to 15 January 2019!
Authors busy in the lab
10 Dec 2018
Helpful microbes inhale CO2 through a porous cylindrical electrode and exude useful chemicals.
Future fuels
27 Nov 2018
A compound made from the glycerol by-product of biodiesel production could promote cleaner burning in vehicle engines.
A view of the western subarctic Pacific Ocean from the research vessel Hakuho Maru (left). The equipment on the deck was used to sample sea spray aerosols (right).
26 Nov 2018
Organic compounds undergo drastic variations in their chemical composition as they transfer from the ocean’s surface to atmospheric aerosols which act as nuclei to form clouds.
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21 Nov 2018
Tohoku University researchers are optimizing methods to produce useful compounds from biomass.
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14 Nov 2018
Investigating plankton communities' reaction to rising water temperatures may improve modeling of marine ecosystem responses to global warming.
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14 Nov 2018
Understanding the effect pressure has on soot production during fuel combustion could help reduce polluting emissions.
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12 Nov 2018
Modeling shows that the Indian summer monsoon can trigger heatwaves and sandstorms on the Arabian Peninsula.

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