Archive: 17/06/2013

A breakthrough in plasmonics

EPFL scientists have discovered how optical signal transmission can be controlled, paving the way for the integration of plasmonics with conventional electronic circuits.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Nanophysics
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'Watch Dogs' video game a sign of the times

Across the dizzying, colorful show floor at last week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, there were games on display where players could become all manner of things, like a throat-slashing 18th century pirate, zombie killer, ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Software
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Faster, more precise airstrikes within reach

Air-ground fire coordination—also known as Close Air Support or CAS—is a dangerous and difficult business. Pilots and dismounted ground agents must ensure they hit only the intended target using just voice directions ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Engineering
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Uniquely shaped enzyme amazes chemists

Chemists of Radboud University Nijmegen have found that a uniquely shaped enzyme that has never been seen before in biology is real: two interlocked ring structures, known as catenanes . The results have been published early ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Materials Science
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New keys to control garlic rot

Researchers at the UPM have revealed decisive aspects to address the control of the fusariosis, a disease caused by garlic rot during storage.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Other
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