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'Negative refraction' opens door to new products and industries

Researchers at Oregon State University have discovered a way to make a low-cost material that might accomplish negative refraction of light and other radiation - a goal first theorized in 1861 by a giant of science, Scottish physicist James Maxwell, that has still eluded wide practical use.

Feb 23rd, 2012

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Self-cleaning buildings

A high level pollution is an increasing problem. For that scientists have developed innovative materials that can be easily applied on facades. This could be a significant step towards urban air quality improvement and a beautification of cities.

Feb 23rd, 2012

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Promoting EU-Thailand science initiatives

NANOTEC researchers participated as speakers during the visit of science journalist from 8 European nations. The visit is organized under the umbrella of the FP7 funded SEA-EU-NET project, in which NSTDA is a partner, and the ASEAN-EU Year of Science, Technology and Innovation 2012.

Feb 23rd, 2012

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