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February 05 2018

3D-Oncochip: LMGP helps create microtumors

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The IMBM research team led by Catherine Picart (LMGP) has built a strong reputation in the development of bioactive materials for bone reconstruction. Picart’s work on breast cancer, however, is not as well known. The scientist recently joined the three-year, €2.2 million 3D-Oncochip project, which is backed by the French Single Interministerial Fund and led […] >>

February 05 2018

Pierre Benech appointed Grenoble Institute of Technology President through 2020

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Pierre Benech will succeed Brigitte Plateau as President of Grenoble Institute of Technology following Plateau’s appointment to a position with the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation. Benech was named to the post in late November for a term that will last until February 2020. Bernard Penz was voted in as Vice Chairman […] >>

February 05 2018

Tungsten pumps up STT-RAM

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Researchers at INAC have substantially improved the properties of a magnetic tunnel junction (MTJ) by inserting a layer of tungsten 0.2 nm to 0.3 nm thick into the MTJ’s upper electrode. Tungsten, a refractive material, is a good alternative to the tantalum currently used, ensuring thermal stability of the stack during annealing at temperatures up […] >>

February 05 2018

Better Wi-Fi service on board Falcon jets

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Making sure that the Wi-Fi on board a Falcon jet is working properly before the jet is delivered can be a challenge. Keeping one of the corporate jets on the ground just to check the network is a hard business decision to justify. Researchers at Leti took physical measurements on board one of the jets […] >>

February 05 2018

A gap year in the Amazon rainforest

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Grenoble Institute of Technology-Phelma student Yoann Rey-Ricord, age 23, took a gap year in the Amazon rainforest to participate in a volunteer project run by AKUU, the nonprofit group he cofounded in 2016. The group supports projects in the fields of energy, tourism, waste management, and biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest. Yoann has been living […] >>
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