Why are some children able to handle competition and pressure and get high scores while some are not? A report from the New York Times published on Feb. 6 cited NTNU’s pioneering research, which suggests COMT (enzyme), a human genome, is the answer to the question. The gene controls the activities of the neurological system and maintains brain function. The article topped the newspaper’s most forwarded news on the same day.
Students who want to be teachers need to be intern in senior or junior high school before they apply to quailed teacher. In order to help those students know more about educational practicum, Office of Teacher Education and Career Service of NTNU held a study group, inviting several experience teachers to share some tips.
Along with his research team members, Xiao Pei Qi and Lian Qi Ming, Professor Wang Xi Jun of the Department of Graphic Arts Communication, NTNU, has discovered a new blue ocean in traditional printing industry. The research team successfully developed a new technique that produces digital watermarks with hybrid halftone dots. Developed on digital halftoning, this new technique allows users to design invisible watermarks that can be retrieved with a copier or a scanner to claim ownership of patent rights.
The magic newspapers with moving pictures as shown in the Harry Potter movies are going to become reality. Through collaboration with industry and academia, the Department of Applied Electronics Technology of NTNU has grasped the key technology of drive control chip and has developed bendable, foldable, easy-to-carry e-paper that can display motion pictures. The next important objectives will be adding colors to the e-paper and integrating it with soft solar cells.