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Improving half the world's diet

The humble rice grain is the staple food for billions of people throughout the developing world, but there is little nutritional value in the grain beyond providing carbohydrates for energy.

dateOct 31, 2016 in Biotechnology
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UV light improves smartphone cameras

Photodetectors, which are used in a wide range of systems and devices from smartphones to space stations, are typically only sensitive to light within a certain narrow bandwidth. This presents numerous challenges to product ...

dateOct 24, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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Modular construction—on a molecular scale

Modular constructions from cages (proteins), hubs (metal ions), and struts (organic linkers) allows the rational design of porous scaffolds. The inherent chemical and structural diversity of these building blocks leads to ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Materials Science
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