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Delft, Aachen and Jülich join forces to build scalable quantum technologies

20 April 2017

Quantum science is rapidly evolving towards greater technological maturity throughout the world. To remain at the forefront of this exciting field, collaborations are key. Today, institute QuTech in Delft as well as Forschungszentrum Jülich and RWTH Aachen University, both partners in the Jülich Aachen Research Alliance (JARA), have intensified their collaboration through an official agreement....Continue


TU Delft article on the eternal battle between bacteria and viruses featured in Science Magazine

13 April 2017

Science Magazine, published on Friday 7 April, features an article by TU Delft researchers and others on the CRISPR systems in bacteria and how they offer resistance to viruses.Continue


New technique colours biomolecules in tissue

11 April 2017

An extra detector on an electron microscope can help determine which molecules are found in which parts of a cell. This is what scientists at the UMCG and Delft University of Technology say in an article published today in the journal Scientific Reports. ‘This detector enables us to assign a colour to molecules in a cell’, says Ben Giepmans, the team leader from Groningen. ‘Multicolour electron...Continue


Reappointment Prof. Hans Vrouwenvelder

30 March 2017

Professor Hans Vrouwenvelder has been reappointed for a period of five years as Professor of ‘Microbial aspects of water production and distribution' at the Biotechnology Department of the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Vrouwenvelder lives in Saudi Arabia and works as a professor at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in the Water Desalination and Reuse Center (WDRC). The...Continue


Official opening Battery Labs at RID

30 March 2017

On 6 April the Battery Lab of Radiation, Science & Technology will officially be opened at the RID. The new Lab consists of an advanced research and test facility for existing and future battery systems and related electrochemical devices. Continue


Dutch ‘cameras’ on NASA Science Mission

28 March 2017

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from cosmic material between stars (the interstellar medium) with Dutch Far-Infrared (FIR) ‘cameras’. The balloon telescope mission GUSTO will provide the first complete study of all phases of the stellar life cycle, from the formation of molecular clouds, through star birth and evolution, to the formation of gas clouds and the...Continue

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