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ABB to acquire GE Industrial Solutions ABB announced the acquisition of GE Industrial Solutions, GE’s global electrification solutions business. GE Industrial Solutions has deep customer relationships in more than 100 countries and an established installed base ...
Study pinpoints role of proteins that produce pearls Pearls are among nature's most beautiful creations, and have been treasured for countless centuries. Beneath one's iridescent surface lies a tough and resilient structure made of intricately arranged tiles of ...
BASF further expands production capacity at specialty amines complex in Nanjing BASF will build a new specialty amines plant at its existing wholly owned site in Nanjing Chemical Industry Park in China. The new multi-product plant can manufacture 21,000 metric tons ...
Enhancing the sensing capabilities of diamonds with quantum properties Pure diamond consists of carbon atoms in a perfect crystal lattice. But remove a few carbons and swap some others for nitrogen, and you get a diamond with special quantum-sensing ...
Assembly of nanoparticles proceeds like a zipper It has always been the Holy Grail of materials science to describe and control the material's structure-function relationship. Nanoparticles are an attractive class of components to be used in functional ...
The Renaissance gambler who invented probability to win at cards Jerome Cardano's gambling obsession spurred him to invent two of the most important theories in maths, laying the foundations of quantum physics
Naked molecules dancing in liquid become visible Moving, vibrating and leaping molecules make up our world. However, capturing their movement is not an easy task. IBS scientists at the Center for Soft and Living Matter, within the ...
Setting a time limit for ultrafast perovskite solar cells Researchers have quantified the astonishingly high speeds at which future solar cells would have to operate in order to stretch what are presently seen as natural limits on their energy ...
Ernest Moniz addresses threats of nuclear weapons and climate Ernest J. Moniz, who in January left his position as the 13th U.S. Secretary of Energy, spoke on Thursday about his long and ongoing history at MIT, and about his ...
Two-colour pixels let you draw pair of images in the same space Pixels created with pinholes in aluminium can change colour under different light, which may be useful for fighting forgeries and for storing data
Success Stories - Solar scientists gather to calibrate the sun's strength How much solar power does a photovoltaic solar power unit produce? The answer isn't obvious. The strength of sunshine changes depending where you are in the world and what time ...
Kerry Emanuel: This year’s hurricanes are a taste of the future In a detailed talk about the history and the underlying physics of hurricanes and tropical cyclones, MIT Professor Kerry Emanuel yesterday explained why climate change will cause such storms to ...
Far-off galaxies are firing rare high-energy cosmic rays at us The highest energy particles in the universe hit Earth very rarely, so it took 10 years of data to pinpoint their origin. They’re coming from galaxies far, far away
Star nicknamed Kronos after eating its own planetary children A pair of binary stars are less alike than any pair we’ve seen, possibly because one gobbled its own orbiting planets, winning it the nickname Kronos
Events - Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days - 23-25 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium The Horizon 2020 Energy Info Days present the new funding opportunities offered by the Work Programme 2018-2020. This year the content of the event is structured across three days:
• Day ...
The Engine announces investments in first group of startups The Engine, founded last year by MIT, today announced investments in its first group of seven startups that are developing innovations poised for transformative impact on aerospace, renewable energy, synthetic ...
Research Headlines - Next-generation electric motor hits the road Is it possible to produce electric cars on a very large scale? At the moment, this can depend on costly materials that must be imported. More specifically, this concern relates ...
Events - 1st ETIP Smart Networks for Energy Transition (SNET) Central Region Workshop - 18-19 September 2017, Aachen, Germany The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Smart Networks for Energy Transition (ETIP SNET)organizes a Workshop in Aachen, Germany as part of its mission of guiding Research, Development and Innovation ...
Transparency data: BEIS websites: reporting on progress 2016 to 2017 Government departments publish annual progress reports on their external websites including data on usage, accessibility and satisfaction ratings.
Note: BEIS was created in July 2016 following the merger of the ...

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