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Availability of food increases as countries' dependence on food trade grows
Sufficient food is available for increasing numbers of people, but at the same time, the dependence of countries on international trade in foodstuffs has increased considerably in 40 years. The proportion of the population ...
Diet change – a solution to reduce water use?
Eating less meat would protect water resources in dry areas around the world, researchers at Aalto University have found.
Superhydrophobic surface helps researchers develop optical displays from water and air (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- For many years, scientists have been pursuing ways to mimic the perplexing capability of the lotus leaf to repel water. Lotus leaves hate water so much that droplets effortlessly roll off the surface, keeping ...
From cellulose to textile fiber and a ready product
Aalto University has developed a new process with global significance for working cellulose into a textile fiber.
Models to predict scientists' future impact often fail
Models universities partially use to forecast scientists' future contributions are not as reliable as previously thought. In a recent study, Aalto University and IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca researchers demonstrate ...
Genetically modified bacteria became efficient sugar producers
The production of rare sugars has been very costly until now. A recent doctoral study indicates that their production can be made significantly more efficient with the help of genetically modified bacteria. This reduces ...
Future technologies may revolutionize the usage of mobile services
Benefiting from multiple Internet connections may revolutionize both the consumers' usage of Internet services and operator business, explains Henna Suomi, M.Sc. (Tech.) in her doctoral thesis research. If multihoming with ...
Customer satisfaction increases the value and interest of company shares for institutional investors
How do institutional investors react to customer satisfaction with companies on the stock market? A research group run by Jaakko Aspara, who is a professor in the Department of Marketing at Aalto University School of Business ...
Growth of disorder of electrons measured in dual temperature system
Researchers at Aalto University and the University of Tokyo have succeeded for the first time in experimentally measuring a probability distribution for entropy production of electrons.
Nanotechnology to help in healing hearts
Professor Sami Franssila is participating in a research project that could, if successful, revolutionise the treatment of coronary thrombosis and brain damage.