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Goodbye to MP3s: Music listeners are happy with streaming services
In a survey of over 600 young Finns, 76% of respondents listened to music from YouTube every day.
Researchers make droplets dance (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) —Researchers from Aalto University and Paris Tech have placed water droplets containing magnetic nanoparticles on strong water repellent surfaces and have made them align in various static and dynamic structures ...
Greater music dynamics in shoebox-shaped concert halls
Aalto University researchers have found that music is perceived to have greater dynamic range in rectangular, shoebox shaped concert halls than in other types of halls.
Researchers prefer citing researchers of good reputation
If a scientist has a good reputation among his colleagues, other scientists are more likely to cite his publications. According to a study, reputation is crucial for the impact of publications.
Researchers convert carbon dioxide into a valuable resource
Researchers at Aalto University have opened a pilot plant that converts CO2 and slag, the by-product of steel manufacturing, into a valuable mineral product. The product, Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (PCC), is used in e.g. ...
Plug n' Play protein crystals
Almost a hundred years ago in 1929 Linus Pauling presented the famous Pauling's Rules to describe the principles governing the structure of complex ionic crystals. These rules essentially describe how the arrangement of atoms ...
People fake to look authentic on social media
Presenting an authentic image on social network sites (SNSs) includes an element of fakery according to a new study by researchers at Aalto University. During the study, researchers discovered that being authentic is very ...
Spot-welding graphene nanoribbons atom by atom
Scientists at Aalto University and Utrecht University have created single atom contacts between gold and graphene nanoribbons.
Communication with similar people stronger than believed
People's tendency to communicate with similar people is stronger than earlier believed, which restricts the flow of information and ideas in social networks. These are the findings that an Aalto University research group ...
How slippery are water-repellent surfaces? (w/ Video)
Scientists at Aalto University have measured the low but non-zero friction of droplets moving on slippery water-repellent surfaces.