Richard J. C. Brown, Head of Metrology and Jan-Theodoor Janssen, Chief Scientist from the National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, explore why the system doesn’t work if everyone is measuring COVID-related deaths differently and how a standardised international definition of COVID-related deaths could bolster public trust.
Francesco Mutti, Professor of Biocatalysis at the University of Amsterdam’s Van’t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences (HIMS) highlights an aspect of molecular science that concerns the sustainable manufacturing of chiral amines.
Ignacio Pagonabarraga, Director of CECAM, lifts the lid on the field of computer simulations and the crucial role they have played in the development of science since the second half of the last century.
Prof Dr Daniela A. Wilson from the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) tells us what we need to know about molecular intelligence – the rise of supramolecular nanomachines with controlled shape and motility.
Dr Carlos Ziebert, Group Leader at the IAM-AWP of the KIT, explains the different areas of their current research in the field of Lithium-ion and post-Li batteries.
Here, we learn how world leading supplier Bioquell devised a PRP for a Biopharmaceutical Production Facility ensuring high-level bio-decontamination in the event of contamination.
Here, Dr Dimiter Prodanov from IMEC explains the final outcomes and perspectives of the NanoStreeM project, including comments on nanomaterials and risk.
J.D. Huba from Syntek Technologies shares his expert thoughts on simulating ionosphere bubbles in the equatorial ionosphere.
Katri Huitu and Kati Lassila-Perini from Helsinki Institute of Physics, Finland, chart open science in the making including a short overview of related accelerator research expertise in Finland.
Here, Professor Kensuke Harada discusses the implementation of robotic manipulation research in the real world.
Megan Warrender, Assistant Editor at Open Access Government, discusses research and innovation in Europe, and why in a post COVID-19 world, science is more important than ever.
Benjamin S. Hsiao, Distinguished Professor from Stony Brook University details nanocellulose filters for water purification in this fascinating chemistry focus.
Professor Jo van den Brand at the National Institute for Subatomic Physics (Nikhef) discusses developments in the world of gravitational wave science.
Alberto Mantovani from Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Roma, Italy, looks at an aspect of food safety that concerns assessing mixtures of endocrine disruptors.
Frédérique Vidal, Minister of Higher Education, Research, and Innovation in France, weighs up the benefits and challenges of achieving open science in Europe.
Professor Sandra Carvalho, University of Minho, Department of Physics, discusses the emergence of surface functionalization as a strategy in biotech and health.
Here, Open Access Government probes how the National Science Foundation in the U.S. supports extending intellectual frontiers in the atmospheric and geospace sciences.
Here, Professor Gerald Misinzo and Professor Mark Rweyemamu discuss the potential of the RSIF-PASET Programme.
Cristiano Malossi, PhD, Manager AI Automation at IBM Research – Zurich tells us what we need to know about the OPRECOMP project that concerns transprecision computing for energy efficiency.
Dr Dawn Martin-Hill and Dr Christine Wekerle from McMaster University highlight Indigenous youth resilience research, including comment on what water teaches us.