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  1. 19/02/2018

    Fig.1. A schematic drawing of solution measurement by using fabricated terahertz microfluidic chip. The chip consists of a local THz radiation point source, a single microchannel and a few arrays of split ring resonators. The THz waves are generated by irradiating laser beam from the backside of the crystal and efficiently interact with the solution flowing inside the microchannel. The optical microscope image of fabricated microfluidic chip is also shown. (credit: Osaka University)

    Microanalysis of biological samples for early disease detection

    Peer reviewed paper

    Researchers from Osaka University develop sensing method with the potential to significantly contribute to early detection of cancer and diabetes Th…

    Osaka University

  2. 19/02/2018

    Faster and better development of biorefinery processes through modelling

    In his dissertation, Senior Scientist and M.Sc. (Eng.) Kristian Melin of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a modelling and evalua…

    « Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) »

  3. 19/02/2018

    A colored close up of the proximity induced unconventional superconductor 
The aluminum plates were attached to the topological insulator using platinum. The picture (scale bar: 200 nm) shows one of the devices used in the experiment. Because of the stress, induced by various cool downs, a clear buckling feature appears in the nanogap of the device. This modification is causing the characteristics of the superconducting pairs of electron to vary in different directions, a signature of unconventional superconductivity.

    Unconventional superconductor may be used to create quantum computers of the future

    Peer reviewed paper

    With their insensitivity to decoherence what are known as Majorana particles could become stable building blocks of a quantum computer. The problem is…

    Chalmers University of Technology

  4. 16/02/2018

    Imagen del nuevo dispositivo molecular y sus conexiones a través de tiras de grafeno, obtenida mediante Microscopía de Efecto Túnel (STM). / nanoGUNE.

    Conectados al mundo molecular con cables de grafeno

    Peer reviewed paper

    Científicos de CIC nanoGUNE, Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), Centro de Física de Materiales (CFM) y CiQUS (Centro Singular de Investigac…

    « Elhuyar Fundazioa »

  5. 16/02/2018

    Scanning Tunneling Microscopy image of the new molecular device and its graphene nanoribbons contacts. / nanoGUNE

    Contacting the molecular world through graphene nanoribbons

    Peer reviewed paper

    Scientists from CIC nanoGUNE, Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), Materials Physics Center (CFM) and CiQUS (Center for Research on Biologica…

    « Elhuyar Fundazioa »

  6. 16/02/2018

    Humans may have originated from a group of chimpanzees that were isolated for up to 30,000 years on the island of Bioko, Africa. Illustration: Alex Krill

    Acclaimed fossils might not depict human evolution

    Humans may have evolved relatively recently from isolated chimpanzees, without formation of any fossils. This would mean that since the time of Darwin…

    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

Forthcoming events

  1. 12/03/2018 — 14/03/2018

    Live broadcasting and virtual reality will have a significant impact on our digital communications. Our mobile networks need to be faster, more efficient, and at the same time safer and more sustainable. Photo: © vectorfusionart – Fraunhofer IAF

    Riding the green wave into the future of mobile communications

    The German Microwave Conference (short: GeMiC 2018) will be held from 12 to 14 March 2018 at the Konzerthaus Freiburg. More than 300 delegates from al…

    Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF

  2. 05/04/2018


    Special Workshop - Innovative repowering of AC corridors

    This April, the EU funded Best Paths project is organising a Special Workshop to feature the work undertaken within the project’s 4th  demonstration,…

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  3. 18/03/2018 — 20/03/2018

    New ESC guidelines on syncope and latest science to be released at EHRA 2018 congress

    New European Society of Cardiology Clinical Practice Guidelines on syncope will be presented and published online for the first time during EHRA 2018,…

    « European Society of Cardiology (ESC) »

  4. 20/02/2018

    Symposium: „Fette in der Ernährung – Mythen und Fakten“

    Symposium der Society of Nutrition and Food Science im Universitätsclub Bonn e.V., Schumpeter Sitzungsraum (1. OG), Konviktstr. 9, 53113 Bonn Speise…

    University of Hohenheim

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