Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology, (TU Delft) was established in 1842 in Delft, The Netherlands. As of 2007, TU Delft is the largest and most prolific in terms of research publications in the broad field of technology. The student body consists of 14,299 students including Master's and Doctoral students. The academic staff of 2712 includes notable scientists and researchers. TU Delft is regarded with esteem throughout the world for its achievements.

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TU Delft launches Delfi-n3Xt satellite

On the morning of the 21st of November, the Delfi-n3Xt was launched from a base in Yasny, Russia. At 9.47, Mission Control in Delft made its first successful contact with the satellite. For almost five years now, students ...

dateNov 22, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Driverless cars

At first glance, the cars look like they are performing an everyday manoeuvre. It is 12 November, and three cars are driving in a convoy on the motorway. The rear vehicle passes the middle vehicle and returns to the right ...

dateNov 21, 2013 in Engineering
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Critical consumers do often buy genetically modified food

Many people disapprove of genetically modified food. You would therefore expect them to avoid these products in supermarkets. Dutch researchers at TU Delft have revealed that by no means all European consumers put that theory ...

dateOct 15, 2013 in Other
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Design concepts for Houston flood barrier

This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, Ike ranks third ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Engineering
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Nanopores light up for reading out DNA

Nanopores are ideally suited for threading DNA molecules through them, enabling the genetic code to be read out. Researchers from TU Delft want to make this technology even more powerful by equipping the pores with 'plasmonics'. ...

dateSep 12, 2013 in Bio & Medicine
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Yeast uses CO2 to boost bioethanol production

Introducing four genes from bacteria and spinach has enabled researchers at the Delft University of Technology to improve the production of bioethanol with yeast by using carbon dioxide. Their findings were published last ...

dateSep 10, 2013 in Biotechnology
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