Delft University of Technology

Land use change influences continental water cycle

Forests, and tropical forests in particular, play an important role in the global water cycle. Delft University of Technology PhD researcher Ruud van der Ent (TU Delft, The Netherlands) has recently shown that evaporation ...

dateJun 28, 2011 in Environment
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DNA through graphene nanopores

A team of researchers from Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands) announces a new type of nanopore devices that may significantly impact the way we screen DNA molecules, for example to read off their sequence. In ...

dateJul 12, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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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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Flat bacteria in nanoslits

It appears that bacteria can squeeze through practically anything. In extremely small nanoslits they take on a completely new flat shape. Even in this squashed form they continue to grow and divide at normal speeds. This ...

dateAug 17, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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