University of Twente

What happens when a stone impacts on water

Researchers at the Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), the University of Twente in the Netherlands and the University of Seville in Spain have explained the formation and behaviour of the very fast water ...

dateJan 29, 2009 in General Physics
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Explosion on chip sets liquid in motion

( -- PhD student, Dennis van den Broek, of the University of Twente, Netherlands, has developed a new type of miniature motor, the micro-bubble actuator. This ‘motor’, which can be used in laboratories the ...

dateOct 30, 2008 in
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First images of barnacle larva's footprint

( -- The fouling or growth of sea organisms, such as barnacles, on ships’ hulls causes damage costing many billions of euros annually. In order to prevent this fouling, In Yee Phang of the University of Twente ...

dateOct 27, 2008 in Bio & Medicine
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Secure PIN transactions with photons

Criminals are very inventive when it comes to hacking payment terminals, bank cards, IDs or credit cards. Unfortunately for these malefactors, however, researchers at the University of Twente from research Institute MESA+ ...

dateJul 16, 2015 in Security
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Dutch people not in favour of humanoid robots

Most Dutch people feel that the ideal social robot should not resemble a human being too much, as is the case with robots currently being produced in Japan. People do expect a robot to have certain human traits, but the distinction ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Robotics
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Autonomous Robird is one step closer

With the assistance of the European Space Agency ESA, robotics researchers at the University of Twente have taken an essential step toward the Robird's completely autonomous flight. This lifelike, robotic peregrine falcon ...

dateJul 01, 2015 in Robotics
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Re-use of paper sludge via pyrolysis

The University of Twente is helping the paper industry to convert paper sludge - the largest waste stream from paper factories - into bio-oils and raw materials suitable for re-use. At the end of the summer, in collaboration ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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