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Mathematicians to solve six business problems in one week
Next week, more than 60 mathematicians will take on the challenge of answering questions posed by businesses: come up ...
Crystalline structure switchable due to Casimir-like forces
Temperature appears to be an excellent switch between crystalline and liquid phases of extremely small particles, ...
Researchers control transport in neurons using light
Cell biologists at Utrecht University have successfully moved selected parts of a neuron to another specific location ...
Industrial waste heat can boost blue-energy yield
Blue energy, which can be generated by mixing fresh water and salty water, can offer a much higher energy yield if the ...
Increase in CO2 has not stimulated growth of tropical trees
Since the start of the industrial revolution in the mid-19th century, the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere has increased ...
Earthquake mechanism discovered
Utrecht University earth scientists and chemists have discovered a mechanism that triggers earthquakes. Their findings, ...
Unprecedented cooperation ’cracks’ the reprogramming of the cell
An international consortium including Prof. Albert Heck from Utrecht University, has uncovered the molecular events ...
Theories of high-temperature superconductivity may misunderstand the role of oxygen
More than 25 years after the discovery of high-temperature superconductivity, scientists are still mystified as to the ...
Physics student Erik van der Wurff wins Lorentz Graduate Prize
On 28 November, Erik van der Wurff, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Science, was presented with the € 2,000 Lorentz ...
Eelco Vogt appointed Professor of Refinery Catalysis at Utrecht University
Utrecht University has appointed Dr. Eelco Vogt, distinguished R&D advisor for Albemarle Corporation, as Professor by ...
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