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global technology centre

GKN announces new Global Technology Centre to open in Bristol

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, and the Chief Executive of GKN Aerospace has revealed plans for GKN Aerospace’s new Global Technology Centre in the UK.
Gender science

Gender science: Multifractal geometry in predicting the development of a gender stereotype

Damian G. Kelty-Stephen, Assistant Professor at Grinnell College lifts the lid on gender science research, including the work of Anne Fausto-Sterling and the role of multifractal geometry in predicting the development of a gender stereotype
space industry

Commercialising space: Is the UK space industry ready?

Having recently launched the first all-British radar satellite and with Britain’s first spaceport due to become operational in Scotland by 2020, it is clear that the UK’s space sector is thriving. But is it ready to capitalise on this position of strength when it comes to commercialising space? Paul Adams, Head of Aerospace at Vendigital tells us more
Horizon Europe discussion

EU begins Horizon Europe discussion with eight countries

R&D commissioner Carlos Moedas is preparing to brief Japan, US, Canada and others about the possible collaboration with the EU's €94.1 billion R&D programme, Horizon Europe
genome / gene expression

Interdisciplinary research: New technologies for studying genomes

The Ebenstein lab for NanoBioPhotonics in Tel Aviv University, Israel, develops new technologies for studying genomes, an aspect of interdisciplinary research that Prof Yuval highlights here.
drone laws

Everything your business needs to know about the changing drone laws

Karen Holden, Founder of the award-winning solicitors, A City Law Firm discusses the laws your business needs to be aware of when using drones.
endocrine disruptors

The European Commission takes action on endocrine disruptors: A call for a multidisciplinary network

Alberto Mantovani, Research Director at Istituto Superiore di Sanità reveals how the European Commission is taking action on endocrine disruptors (EDCs) and calls for a multidisciplinary network of cross-cutting silos
diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy research and thioredoxin-interacting protein (TXNIP)

When it comes to the field of diabetic retinopathy research, Dr Lalit Pukhrambam at Wayne State University is exploring ways to prevent blinding eye diseases due to diabetes by targeting a protein called thioredoxin-interacting protein (TXNIP). Gene therapy is, therefore, a promising option
cellular pathways

Intramembrane proteases: Regulators of cellular pathways

Prof Dr Regina Fluhrer from Biomedical Center (BMC), Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich (LMU) & German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) shares her expertise on the field of intramembrane proteases, focussing on regulation of cellular pathways
infectious disease

Infectious disease: A worldwide research challenge

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE, Research Professor of Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde imparts his expertise on the worldwide research challenge of infectious disease and argues that this is both diverse and everywhere
collaboration

Increasing productivity through online collaboration

Jason Fahy, CEO, Knowledge Hub explains how organisations are increasing productivity through collaboration.
UK Space Agency

UK Space Agency provides funding for three new experiments

Science Minister, Sam Gyimah has announced that the UK Space Agency will fund three new experiments onboard the International Space Station.
Commissioner Mijatović

Commissioner Mijatović concludes visit to Romania

Romania should improve the protection of persons with disabilities, combat violence against women, safeguard press freedom and maintain the independence of the judiciary
Making Europe

Making Europe great again in research and development

Dr. Jean-Claude Worms, Chief Executive, European Science Foundation (ESF) explains how research and development (R&D) will make Europe great – again
Molecular psychology

Molecular Psychology: A modern research endeavour

Dr Christian Montag, Professor at Ulm University and Paul Dagum, MD PhD, Founder and CEO of Mindstrong Health explain the modern research endeavour of Molecular Psychology.
European Antibiotic Awareness Day

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2018: we must stop the unnecessary use of antibiotics

The Commission released the results of a new Eurobarometer study on the public knowledge on antibiotics and overall trends in their use ahead of the 11th European Antibiotic Awareness Day
healing power

Love as healing power

Dr Sue Carter, Director of the Kinsey Institute provides an expert insight into the role of oxytocin, a hormone that helps to explain the healing power of love
functional metagenomics

Functional metagenomics: Keys to modern biotechnology and new drugs

Professor Wolfgang Streit from the University of Hamburg details how functional metagenomics applies to modern biotechnology, new drugs and much more.
neurodegenerative disorders

Early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders: Where are we now?

Dr Gerry Morrow shares his thoughts on the current state of play when it comes to the early diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders, and asks the questions, can we screen, and should we screen?
global citizen

Healthcare is top priority for global citizens, report finds

The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), quizzed global citizens from 50 different countries to learn how well the needs of their populations are being met.

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