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development of nanotechnology

Chemistry focus: The rapid development of nanotechnology

Katharine Moore Tibbetts, Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University, focuses here on the rapid development of nanotechnology, which has impact in areas like medicine, energy and computing hugely.
traditional offices

Why are young employees rejecting traditional offices?

PLACEmaking provides a detailed insight into the decline of young workers accepting jobs in traditional offices, highlighting the need for employers to adapt to the modern working world.
environmental risks

Climate change: Modifying our views on environmental risks

Alberto Mantovani and Francesca Baldi - Istituto Superiore di Sanità in Rome, Italy, explain to us how the global issue of climate change is modifying our views on risks to the environment with comment on the main effects of chlorinated pesticides.
central banks and monetary policy

Central banks and monetary policy in the eyes of the population

Bernd Hayo, Professor at the University of Marburg provides an in-depth and compelling look at central banks and monetary policy through the eyes of the population.
regional climate

Advances and challenges in regional climate modelling

Here, Dr Kevin Sieck from the Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS), details the advances and challenges in regional climate modelling today.
the benefits of cannabidiol

Elixinol: The benefits of cannabidiol (CBD)

Here, we learn more about the company’s (Elixinol) offering of cultivating top-quality strains of hemp, 100% organically grown and naturally processed to exceed industry standards.
Cardiovascular Sciences

A focus on cardiovascular sciences: Vital research in the field

The excellent work of Policlinico Universitario A Gemelli is explored here when it comes to vital research in the field of cardiovascular sciences.
supplements and medicines

Cannabinoid supplements and medicines

Here, GreenLight Medicines tell us what they do and the excellent supplements and medicines they offer in connection with cannabinoids and health. We also learn about their excellent research and development of safe and effective plant-based medicines.
populist nationalism

Progressive state leadership and the rise of populist nationalism

In this fascinating piece of analysis, Professor Richard Beardsworth, details his views on progressive state leadership and the rise of populist nationalism.
Vitamin D and Pregnancy

Vitamin D and pregnancy – understanding the beneficial effects

Vitamin D, an essential fat-soluble vitamin and steroid hormone, is explored here with a focus on its beneficial effects when it comes to pregnancy.
Asia Analysis

Asia Analysis – October 2019

In this edition of Asia Analysis, we learn how data linkage and sharing for healthy longevity together present a global challenge, from Prof Makoto Suematsu and Prof Victor J Dzau, Co-chairs of Global Future Council for Human Enhancement and Longevity at the World Economic Forum.
Dinosaur DNA

No resurrecting dinosaurs, but we should return to the Ark

Here, Professor Darren Griffin and Doctor Becky O’Connor discuss their fascinating work on Dinosaur DNA, as well as new initiatives for preserving species DNA.
Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer: Towards precision medicine

In this detailed analysis, Jérôme Galon and Daniela Bruni at INSERM, Laboratory of Integrative Cancer Immunology, Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers, in France, discuss colorectal cancer.
North America Analysis

North America Analysis – October 2019

A very warm welcome to the October 2019 edition of North America Analysis, which boasts a vast array of mind transforming content on many policy issues from the region, including a special feature on advanced computing in the United States.
smart energy green cities, fossil-free areas

The development of smart energy green cities, including fossil-free areas

Peder Vejsig Pedersen from European Green Cities provides a series of articles in this fascinating piece of analysis about the development of smart energy green cities, including fossil-free areas.
prevent dementia

Multidomain interventions: How to prevent dementia in Hong Kong

Here, Professor Timothy Kwok, Director of Jockey Club Centre for Positive Ageing, details multi-domain interventions to prevent dementia in Hong Kong, underlining important areas such as primary prevention, healthy diet, physical exercise and mild cognitive impairment.
Hydrogen: How the smallest of elements can solve a big problem

Hydrogen: How the smallest of elements can solve a big problem

Vegard Frihammar, leader of Greenstat, turns the spotlight on hydrogen and reveals how the smallest of elements can solve a big problem by focusing on the maritime industry.
Diabetic Retinopathy

A special focus on diabetic retinopathy

Dr Lalit Pukhrambam at Wayne State University School of Medicine is researching how to find a cure for the blinding eye disease of diabetic retinopathy by targeting a protein called thioredoxin-interacting protein (TXNIP), as we find out here.
civil society organisations

How do civil society organisations deal with diversity within an assimilationist context?

Here, Dr Anouk Tersteeg and Dr Gideon Bolt from the Faculty of Geosciences at Utrecht University explain how civil society organisations deal with diversity within an assimilationist context, arguing the case of Rotterdam.
Miniaturised optical technology

Miniaturised optical technology: The challenges of optical design for manufacturing

Here, Toralf Scharf from the NOLOSS Project,  explains the fascinating topic of miniaturised optical technology, including the challenges of optical design for manufacturing.

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