Emerging Riceberry Rice: Thailand first experience in developing rice for wellbeing
Professor Apichart Vanavichit, highlights the Thai attempt to develop rice that directly benefits well-being.
The Historical Significance of Toxicology
Poisons have also been wielded as tools of assassination or intimidation in quests for political and/or financial gain and crimes of passion. Here, we provide a brief review of (in)famous poisonings from ancient to modern human history.
COSPAR – Committee on Space Research
The Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) is working behind the scenes—and onstage—to safeguard scientific activities in and about space that benefit society today.
An overview of research into quasicrystals
Expert Zbigniew M. Stadnik, professor at the University of Ottawa in the Department of Physics, discusses his research into quasicrystals Professor Zbigniew M. Stadnik and his condensed-matter research group focus on designing, discovering, and characterising novel compounds (natural quasicrystals and their approximants, superconductors, spin glasses, and others). Their electronic, magnetic,...
Getting Building Fund delivers in Swindon & Wiltshire
Here, the Swindon and Wiltshire team explain how the Getting Building Fund is delivering in the area - with big expectations for future investments.
Exploring the history of science
We speak to Professor Ute Deichmann, Director of the Jacques Loeb Centre for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, about the history of science.
North America Analysis April 2022
We embrace Spring 2022 with our April volume of North America Analysis, packed with insightful editorial and profile features.
Asia Analysis April 2022
We welcome Spring 2022 with our April volume of Asia Analysis, which includes a compelling mixture of articles on illuminating policy topics.
A look into government medicolegal death investigations
Chief Medical Examiner Victor W. Weedn, MD, JD, highlights governmental medicolegal death investigation (MDI) systems in the U.S. and the world.
The road to changing how the world uses plastics
Here, we talk to Professor of Polymer Physics Eugene Terentjev, at the University of Cambridge, about the way the world uses plastics.
Implications for medicine of understanding the basis of self-nonself discrimination
Peter Bretscher, biochemistry, microbiology and immunology at The University of Saskatchewan, discusses the implications for medicine of understanding the basis of self-nonself discrimination.
Should we test for differences in allergen content between varieties of crops and animal...
Rick Goodman, Food Allergy Research and Resource Programme at the University of Nebraska, discusses tests for differences in allergen content between varieties of crops and animal species for food safety.
Why nuclear weapons and modern warfare are contrary to climate action
Dr Chanda Siddoo-Atwal, primary biochemist of Moondust Cosmetics Ltd, examines the realities of nuclear weapons and modern warfare.
District Heating in Europe’s Green Energy Transition
Carston Østergaard Pedersen, Asbørn Bjerregaard Ebbesen, and Rune Kaagaard Sørensen, at Grundfos, explain how district heating could aid Europe's green energy transition.
Do the arts of the treating tropical leishmaniases teach important lessons?
Professor Peter Bretscher, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Saskatchewan, explains what we can learn from the treatment and prevention of tropical leishmaniases.
Decarbonization with microbial electrosynthesis
Eric Conners, Arpita Bose and Prem Prabhakar at the Department of Biology, Washington University, discuss microbial electrosynthesis - a way of creating commercially significant bio-commodities.
Shifting Goalposts: Redefining Success of Treatments in Epilepsy
Arun Swaminathan, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology and Epilepsy at the University of of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, explains how the treatment goals of epilepsy are changing.
Why nuclear energy is not clean or green
Dr Chanda Siddoo-Atwal, primary biochemist of Moondust Cosmetics Ltd, examines the realities of nuclear energy.
The roadmap towards protecting high value student data
Here, the Expede Group look at one of the pressing issues of contemporary education - protecting high value student data in an increasingly digital world.
Forged in fire: The environmental health risks of wildfires
Here, Pamela J. Lein discusses the environmental health risks of wildfires.