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Mille-feuille-filter removes viruses from water

A simple paper sheet made by scientists at Uppsala University can improve the quality of life for millions of people by removing resistant viruses from water. The sheet, made of cellulose nanofibers, is called the mille-feuille ...

dateMay 18, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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Startups turn to crowdfunding

When Oakland startup MegaBots needed cash to give its 15-foot-tall, 12,000-pound combat robot more firepower, the company put out a call for help online.

dateMay 11, 2016 in Business
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How to boost your crowdfunding success

Successfully raising money on crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo hinges on many things, but the most important variable is the behavior of potential backers, says a University of Michigan researcher.

dateMay 09, 2016 in Economics & Business
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