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Amateurs shown to have crucial role in scientific discovery
Everyone knows how science is advanced. We can all picture the serried rows of white-coated scientists working methodically in their laboratories, with instruments flickering and bright towers of glassware on every bench. The way that a new discovery sweeps across the world is familiar to everyone. Science, they say, is a highly professional activity. As a recent much-publicised debate concluded,... View News Article (2000-05-24)

NNI publishes report on carbon nanotube (CNT) commercialization
The National Nanotechnology Initiative today published the proceedings of a technical interchange meeting on "Realizing the Promise of Carbon Nanotubes: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Pathway to Commercialization," held at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Headquarters on September 15, 2014. View News Article (2015-03-13)

Designing new piezoelectric materials
Polymer-based piezoelectric materials are currently the object of great interest in the world of industry because they enable their use in new applications in sectors such as transport and aeronautics, amongst others. View News Article (2007-10-25)

Research Europe 1 August issue: embryo delays, Commission intelligence, Framework's impact, aerospace R&D and Finnish plans.
Ministers put off embryo decision A final decision on Framework 6's approach to research involving human embryos and embryonic stem cells is likely to be delayed until the end of 2003. However, under a compromise expected to be agreed by EU member states in coming weeks, work on existing stocks of stem cells will be funded up to that date. View News Article (2002-08-01)

Stanford students fly in zero gravity to protect satellites from tiny meteoroids
Orbiting the Earth is risky business for a satellite. Over a hundred billion meteoroids enter Earth's atmosphere every day, and while big, fierce, spacecraft-crushing meteoroids are rare, even the tiniest ones are a hazard. View News Article (2010-11-22)

New Executive Directors for CMI
The Cambridge-MIT Institute (CMI) - the pioneering joint venture between the University of Cambridge and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - has appointed two new Executive Directors. View News Article (2003-01-23)

Purdue research helps advance new rocket technology
Purdue University engineers are conducting research to help NASA develop rockets faster and less expensively for future missions to Mars and the moon. View News Article (2006-08-10)

Study shows how to keep a Mars tumbleweed rover moving on rocky terrain
New research from North Carolina State University shows that a wind-driven "tumbleweed" Mars rover would be capable of moving across rocky Martian terrain - findings that could also help the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) design the best possible vehicle. View News Article (2012-05-24)

Study concludes aerospace industry must evolve new ways to recruit and retain future engineers
Aerospace companies must consider offering newly recruited workers flexible job assignments and a variety of projects to remain competitive with other scientific fields of employment. View News Article (2010-04-20)

EU signs agreement with Israel on renewed participation in research programme
"Europe and Israel can clearly benefit from joint endeavours in the scientific field," said European Research Commissioner Philippe Busquin. "Israel has achieved excellence in sectors such as micro-electronics, aeronautics and life sciences. The new agreement will also pave the way to enhanced dialogue between Arabs and Israelis. Research is an area where contacts and co-operation... View News Article (2003-06-10)

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