Chemists develop MRI technique for peeking inside battery-like devices

01 Aug 2014

A team of chemists from the University of Cambridge and New York University has developed a method for examining the inner workings of battery-like devices called supercapacitors, which can be charged up extremely quickly and can deliver high electrical power. Their technique, based on magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), establishes a means for monitoring and potentially enhancing and the performance of such devices.

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CAPREx Fellows, Committee and attendees of the 2014 AGM at University of Ghana, Legon.

Cambridge-Africa partnership building on its success

30 Jul 2014

A milestone in the University of Cambridge’s engagement with Africa was recently reached as senior University officers and researchers arrived in Ghana for the second annual general meeting of the Cambridge-Africa Partnership for Research Excellence (CAPREx).

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Microscopic rowing – without a cox

29 Jul 2014

New research shows that the whip-like appendages on many types of cells are able to synchronise their movements solely through interactions with the fluid that surrounds them.

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New films offer a glimpse inside the interview room

28 Jul 2014

The University asked four successful applicants to put themselves through another interview in order to create the latest in the University’s series of outreach films demystifying Cambridge admissions, teaching and student life.

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