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March 25, 2018
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Breakthrough could launch organic electronics beyond cellphone screens

A discovery by an international team of researchers from Princeton University, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Humboldt University in Berlin points the way to more widespread use of an advanced technology generally known as organic electronics.

March 23, 2016
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Engineering a better heat pump

Fuel-cell technology provides new approach to energy-efficient heating and refrigeration Fuel cell technology has attracted a lot of attention recently for its potential to revolutionize the transportation sector by decreasing our use of fossil fuels and reducing emissions that contribute … Continue reading

January 1, 2016
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From AI and data science to cryptography: Microsoft researchers offer 16 predictions for ’16

Last month, Microsoft released “Future Visions,” an anthology of short stories written by some of today’s top science fiction writers based in part on the writers’ access to Microsoft researchers and their labs.  The eBook is available for free from … Continue reading

December 27, 2013
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Hard rock life

Scientists are digging deep into the Earth’s surface collecting census data on the microbial denizens of the hardened rocks. What they’re finding is that, even miles deep and halfway across the globe, many of these communities are somehow quite similar. … Continue reading

December 23, 2013
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Made in IBM Labs: Advancing Privacy and Security in the Cloud

Patented cryptography invention enables unlimited analysis of encrypted data ARMONK, N.Y. – 23 Dec 2013: IBM inventors have received a patent for a breakthrough data encryption technique that is expected to further data privacy and strengthen cloud computing security. The … Continue reading

August 18, 2013
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Infrared technology

UD-led breakthrough may advance development of mid-infrared light sources, lasers A research group at the University of Delaware has achieved a breakthrough in the emerging field of “Group IV Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices.” The UD research team, led by James Kolodzey, … Continue reading

July 6, 2013
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Chemists Work to Desalt the Ocean for Drinking Water, One Nanoliter at a Time

By creating a small electrical field that removes salts from seawater, chemists at The University of Texas at Austin and the University of Marburg in Germany have introduced a new method for the desalination of seawater that consumes less energy … Continue reading

May 11, 2013
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UA Geneticists Find Causes for Severe Childhood Epilepsies

Using a state-of-the-art DNA sequencing technique, UA researchers have discovered genetic mutations underlying seizure disorders in previously undiagnosed children. Researchers at the University of Arizona have successfully determined the genetic mutations causing severe epilepsies in seven out of 10 children … Continue reading