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The link between gene expression and machine learning

Professor Y-h. Taguchi uses tensor decomposition to identify genes associated with altered gene expression caused by drug treatment.
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Exploring digital twins and structural vibration in collaborative research

Claus H. Ibsen, PhD, the Group R&D Director at Vestas aircoil A/S, and Professor Atul Bhaskar from the University of Southampton (currently at the University of Sheffield) discuss their collaboration and funding in their Horizon Europe project on structural vibration.
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Protecting submarine cables for enhanced connectivity

Morten Eriksrud, at ASN Norway AS, looks to the protection of the global network of submarine cables and other critical subsea infrastructure.
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The SP theory of intelligence

Dr Gerry Wolff, the Director of CognitionResearch.org, looks at the SP theory of intelligence and the way we ‘store’ information in our brains.
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Solutions for healthy ageing: how technology can make a difference

Professor Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director and CEO of AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence, looks to improve wellbeing and healthy ageing in older people through innovative technology.
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Ultrananocrystaline diamond (UNCD™) coatings for new generations high-tech/ medical devices/prostheses

Materials science, integration strategies, properties and more for the unique biocompatible Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD™) coating.
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Kinematic redundancy: Kinetics for use with redundant manipulators

Kousuke Okabe, an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, explores kinematic redundancy and the redundant manipulator using the Grassmann algebra.
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Real-time monitoring to reduce the risks of nuclear radwaste repositories

Despite the immense potential benefits of nuclear power, many people are concerned about the dangerous radioactive waste, or radwaste, it generates.
Figure: Craters made in virgin and in nano-doped targets, nuclear fusion

Naplife: Nanotechnology with a perspective on nuclear fusion

Biró. Tamás Sándor a research professor at the Wigner RCP in Budapest, Hungary, discusses using nuclear fusion as a primary energy source in his project ‘NAPLIFE’.
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How entrepreneurship and industry saved COVID fighting nanotechnology?

Here Thomas J. Webster, Ph.D. explores how Nanotechnology was crucial in the battle against COVID-19 and how entrepreneurship helped it thrive.
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Optical character recognition for ancient non-alphabetic scripts

Shai Gordin, Senior Lecturer at Digital Pasts Lab in Ariel University, looks at the deciphering of ancient non-alphabetic scripts, and the technology we use to understand it.
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Construction of aggregation-induced emission monolayer at the air/water interface

Kohei Iritani, Department of Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Technology explores the construction of aggregation-induced emission monolayer at the air/water interface.
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Kernel Tensor Decomposition can improve the drug discovery process

Kernel tensor decomposition and its use in drug discovery for SARS-CoV-2 was vital, however, due to its general method, it has the potential to be used for a wide range of future problems.
Liquid Crystal Elastomers

Anomalous impact and vibration damping by liquid crystal elastomers

Liquid Crystal Elastomers (LCE), invented over 30 years ago, have been considered a highly promising material system for soft actuators and artificial muscles ever since.

Calorimetric studies and safety tests on lithium-ion cells and post-lithium cells

Open Access Government interviews Dr Carlos Ziebert from KIT on the thermal and safety properties of batteries across calorimetric studies.

Robot evolution: Artificial intelligence by artificial evolution

The long-term vision of robot evolution foresees a radically new robotic technology where robots can reproduce, evolve, and learn.
Figure : Joint European Torus (JET), credit UKAEA

Materials for fusion reactors: Containing a star on Earth

Experimental metallurgy research: Structural materials to withstand the extreme temperatures inside nuclear fusion reactors.
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The journey to digitalization with the digital twin concept

Claus H. Ibsen, PhD, the Group R&D Director at Vestas aircoil A/S discusses the digital twin concept from their completed Horizon 2020 project InDEStruct.
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Artificial Intelligence test agents for automated testing of Extended Reality (XR)

Extended Reality (XR) is an umbrella term for advanced interactive systems such as Virtual Reality (VR), Augmented Reality (AR), Mixed Reality (MR), and systems with advanced 3D User Interfaces.
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Corrosion protection for sustainability – watching paint dry

Stuart Lyon, AkzoNobel Professor of Corrosion Control, explores how corrosion remains a significant cost to industrialised economies and the importance of corrosion protection.

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