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nanoscale imaging

DTU – Small is beautiful

This compelling document focuses on attention to detail, hence its apt title, ‘small is beautiful’. This intriguing e-book is all about nanoscale imaging research and within that, the fascinating field of electron microscopy
Endocrine Disruptors

Endocrine Disrupters: To Assess Or Not To Assess?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDC) are chemical substances that can damage our health and/or the health of environmental organisms by altering the hormone function.
wood technology

Boosting innovation in the wood technology sector

Professor Frédéric Pichelin from Bern University of Applied Sciences takes us on a journey to explore the importance of boosting innovation in the wood technology sector by using a multidisciplinary approach In this compelling feature about wood technology, we learn that wood is one of the best materials to develop both multifunctional...
environmental health

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs): A continuing environmental health concern

This compelling article is written by Professor of Neurotoxicology, Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D. who is based at University of California’s Davis/School of Veterinary Medicine. The thrust of the article is that polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a continuing environmental health concern in today’s world Not shying away from detail, the piece...
Healthy Minor Cereals Project

From research to consumer: Demands for healthy, nutritious and innovative food

In this in-depth feature, we find out how the multidisciplinary HealthyMinorCereals project responds to consumers’ increasing demands for healthy, nutritious and innovative food A spokesperson from the HealthyMinorCereals reveals their thoughts on the demands of today’s consumers for food that is healthy, nutritious, innovative and produced sustainably. This in-depth article...

Why does Heterocyclic Chemistry matter?

Professor Colin J Suckling of University of Strathclyde explores the reasons why Heterocyclic Chemistry matters in the world today
Institute of Pathology

Institute of Pathology – the treatment of paediatric cancer

Experts from the University of Lausanne explore progress being made in the treatment of paediatric cancer in this fascinating ebook
staphylococcus aeurus

Genomic Research Laboratory – Staphylococcus aureus infections

Dr Patrice Francois describes the evolution of Staphylococcus aureus and highlights the challenge of managing it in hospitals and healthcare facilities
HTT in gene expression

New functions of HTT in gene expression

Naoko Tanese from New York University explores how monitoring gene expression can be used to treat neurodegenerative diseases such as Huntington's

EUFAR promotes airborne research

EUFAR supports and develops airborne research projects to boost earth system understanding and weather prediction innovation in Europe

Using rainfall to understand climate change

The School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Newcastle University explains how data from rainfall can be used to help adapt to climate change

Drug development for neurodegenerative diseases

Professor Duncan McHale, Head Global Exploratory Development at UCB discusses the challenge of developing drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases

Asteroseismology: utilising the full extent of its power

The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research highlights asteroseismology and what we can learn from the stars and their oscillations

Acute respiratory distress syndrome: complex and under-recognised

Matthieu Jabaudon, Université Clermont Auvergne outlines the complexities of acute respiratory distress syndrome and opportunities for precision medicines

Reducing energy consumption through optimised robot systems

Bengt Lennartson at Chalmers University of Technology explains how you can save up to 30% of energy and 50% peak power by optimised robot systems

FinnFusion: advancing fusion research in Finland

The FinnFusion Consortium outlines how fusion energy could be a potential energy source in Finland and be the key to the country becoming carbon neutral

Innovine project: adapting vineyards to climate change

How can The Innovine Project help vineyard growers throughout the EU develop better quality vines in a world where climate change is a key challenge?

Aircraft loads: What are they and why are they important?

Many aerospace engineering degree courses do not focus on aircraft loads, despite its importance. The ALPES project is changing this via new technologies
Viruses and Cancer

Viruses and cancer: Should we be more afraid?

During the past 30 years it has become exceedingly clear that several viruses play significant roles in the development of various cancers in humans
Ingenuity Lab tackling climate change

Embrace the possible: Tackling climate change with technology

Earth’s climate is changing, but this has been happening since its creation; to deal with anthropogenic climate change we need to embrace technology

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