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Novel Flying Robot Mimics Rapid Insect Flight

A novel insect-inspired flying robot, developed by TU Delft researchers from the Micro Air Vehicle Laboratory (MAVLab), has been presented in Science (14 September 2018). Experiments with this first autonomous, free-flying and agile flapping-wing...
11-Sep-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientists Make First 'on Demand' Entanglement Link

Researchers at QuTech in Delft have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost. Entanglement - once referred to by Einstein as "spooky action" - forms the link that will provide a...
12-Jun-2018 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Build DNA Replication in a Model Synthetic Cell

Researchers at Delft University of Technology, in collaboration with colleagues at the Autonomous University of Madrid, have created an artificial DNA blueprint for the replication of DNA in a cell-like structure. Creating such a complex biological...
20-Apr-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Hurricane Harvey: Dutch-Texan Research Shows Most Fatalities Occurred Outside Flood Zones

A Dutch-Texan team found that most Houston-area drowning deaths from Hurricane Harvey occurred outside the zones designated by government as being at higher risk of flooding: the 100- and 500-year floodplains. Harvey, one of the costliest storms in...
18-Apr-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Mystery of Superior Leeuwenhoek Microscope Solved After 350 Years

Researchers from TU Delft and Rijksmuseum Boerhaave have solved an age-old mystery surrounding Antonie van Leeuwenhoek’s microscopes. A unique collaboration at the interface between culture and science has proved conclusively that the linen trader...
22-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Loops, Loops, and More Loops: This Is How Your DNA Gets Organised

A living cell is able to neatly package a big jumble of DNA into tiny chromosomes while preparing for cell division. Researchers in Delft now managed for the first time to isolate and film that process, and proof that a single protein complex...
19-Feb-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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