Author: Aurelie Crawford

CUORE's radioactive element, Tellurium Dioxide crystals

Neutrinos might explain matter in universe

Deep under the northern Italian mountains, in Gran Sasso, lies a facility where exciting research operations are taking place. A coalition of more than a hundred scientists mostly from Asia, Europe and Northern America...

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Sustainable self-healing concrete

At the University of Bath, a team of researchers from the Department of Biology & Biochemistry and the Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering are working on a new compound to add to cement...

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Eadweard Muybridge, The Horse in Motion, 1878

Diamonds are a computer’s best friend

A team of researchers led by the University of Chicago have set up a technique to control and record the evolution of an electron’s quantum mechanical behaviour over time. Their work uses an atom-sized defect naturally occurring in diamond’s lattice. The...

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Broadly used lithium batteries getting safer

Scientists at the University of Stanford have found a way to make lithium batteries safer. So far, these batteries have a small chance of exploding or catching fire when they are internally damaged. Inside...

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Revolution in solar efficiency

Solar power is a natural resource available over the entire surface of the world and although it is largely present globally, solar panels can be a form of energy extraction disregarded because of their...

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Auckland University

Could you present a thesis in 3 minutes?

Three minute thesis (3MT) is a yearly competition where PhD students present their research to a public composed of other researchers, non-specialists and judges in only three minutes. The first competition was held in...

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Achievement in parallel simplex methods

Progress has been made in the mathematics and computing worlds. PhD graduate Qi Huangfu from the University of Edinburgh has achieved the first parallel computing model to solve simplex algorithms. Invented by George Dantzig...

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