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Fluorescent boron-containing compounds for medicine

Carboranes (clusters composed of boron and carbon atoms) are of great interest in a wide range of applications. Medical scientists have shown a great interest in using them in the boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT). In this work, a family of...

Estutx i eines escolars. Foto Flickr.

Invading ants

An important component in the biology of invaders is their expansion rate and pattern, both in time and space. Data on the first invasive stages are extremely difficult to obtain, although an a posteriori analysis of the expansion process is sometimes feasible.

Obreres de Lasius neglectus bevent. S'alimenta bàsicament d'excrecions de pugons.
El nivell de pH afecta la digestió dels remugants (il·lustració de Montserrat Cerrato)
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Silicon nanocrystal-based light-sources

The microelectronics technology allows to design devices able to manipulate the light and to turn it in electrical signals. But it is limited because the use of silicon, a material unsuitable to make miniaturized light emitting devices. Researchers of the Microelectronics National Center...

Nanocristalls de silici

Improving wireless communications

Cell phones and other wireless communications systems became an important driver of consumer electronics. Therefore, issues like the increase of battery life and area reduction are now important milestones. A group of researchers of the Electronic Engineering department of the UAB are studying the...

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