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March 1, 2014
The hyperspectral camera could also have numerous other applications depending on the frequencies at which the images are acquired.
February 19, 2014
Students with a passion for innovation are invited to attend an open house at Abu Dhabi's Masdar Institute of Science and Technology on Saturday.
February 15, 2014
More than almost any other industry, aviation needs a renewable fuel replacement, says Dr Alejandro Ríos G, director of the Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium and a professor of practice at the Masdar Institute.
January 15, 2014
The committee of universities was set up more than three years ago to attain more funding for research and to encourage greater collaboration but it has achieved very little.
January 11, 2014
Scientists have found radical means of creating compounds that could transform the world. Uspex, a computer program that exploits the power of Darwinian evolution, seeks to produce new, stable materials by uncovering the best combinations of atoms,...
November 17, 2013
Finalists for the prizes include high schools, non-governmental organisations, large corporations and small and medium enterprises.
November 12, 2013
Increasing enrolment, new academic deparments and collaborations are among the future plans unveiled by the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology.
October 26, 2013
The International Centre for Biosaline Agriculture has expressed interest in the salicornia plants being used in a Masdar project.
October 26, 2013
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology has acquired land for a demonstration farm that will help produce sustainable jet fuel from plants.
September 25, 2013
An exhibition in Abu Dhabi is celebrating the golden age of Arab discovery and invention. But nowadays the Arab world seriously lags behind the rest of the world in its commitment to scientific research.
August 25, 2013
Researchers working on a Dh6.6 million research project have almost doubled the amount of energy obtained from solar cells.
July 9, 2013
Researchers at the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology have produced a solar cell that could lower the cost of generating renewable energy.
July 2, 2013
Masdar graduates present research papers at forum in Morocco.
June 13, 2013
Kyle Garrett Weber and his wife, Maizakiah Ayu Abdullah - who had a baby during their two-year study at Masdar Institute - were among nearly 100 students to graduate with postgraduate diplomas.