Climate adaptation research applied 'in real-time'

With global South countries already bearing the devastating consequences of climate change, adaptation research needs to have immediate on-the-ground impact, while still being scientifically rigorous, say climate action specialists ...

Unveiling the future of nanostructures with soft matter magic

As traditional top-down approaches like photolithography reach their limitations in creating nanostructures, scientists are shifting their focus toward bottom-up strategies. Central to this paradigm shift is the self-assembly ...

Scientists investigate how cerium is produced in the universe

Cerium is a rare Earth metal that has numerous technological applications, for example, in some types of lightbulbs and flat-screen TVs. While the element is rare in Earth's crust, it is slightly more abundant in the universe. ...

Can hunger be eradicated by 2030?

World hunger is growing at an alarming rate, with prolonged conflicts, climate change, and COVID-19 exacerbating the problem. In 2022, the World Food Programme helped a record 158 million people. On this trajectory, the United ...

Photon upconversion: Steering light with supercritical coupling

National University of Singapore researchers and their collaborators have unveiled a novel concept termed "supercritical coupling" that enables a several-fold increase in photon upconversion efficiency. This discovery not ...

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