Physicists have created a new ultra-thin two-layer material with quantum properties that normally require rare earth compounds. This material, which is relatively easy to make and does not contain rare earth metals, could provide a new platform for...
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While climate-driven migration has been deemed a major threat in public discourse and academic research, comprehensive studies that take into account both environmental and social factors globally have been scarce. Now, with the help of machine...
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A digital, urbanised world consumes huge amounts of raw materials that could hardly be called environmentally friendly. One promising solution may be found in renewable raw materials, according to research published in Advanced Materials.
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Traditional gold production typically involves a famous toxin, cyanide, which has been banned for industrial use in several countries. The wait for a scalable non-toxic alternative may now be over as a research team from Aalto University in Finland...
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We are constantly surrounded by screens that offer us information on the weather, current events or the latest offers from the corner shop. Yet most displays are updated manually, if at all. Researchers at Aalto University and the Finnish Center for...
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Researchers at Aalto University have found a way to mimic the natural processes that create complex shapes and landscapes with the help of a vibrating plate and resulting energy fields. The results are published on 22 September 2021 in Science...
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When two substances are brought together, they will eventually settle into a steady state called the thermodynamic equilibrium. Researchers at Aalto University in Finland wanted to disrupt this sort of state to see what happens — and whether they...
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In a study published in Nature Communications, an international team led by Aalto University researchers has found that fibrous red phosphorous, when electrons are confined in its one-dimensional sub-units, can show large optical responses – that...
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We could feed ten billion people: research offers paths past the climate crisis – Experts from Aalto University available to comment on COP26’s adaptation theme
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Bio-based materials could move us beyond plastic — Experts on COP26’s adaptation theme available from Aalto University
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Designing cities to store carbon — Experts on COP26’s cities and built environment theme available from Aalto University
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