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Open Access Government has a massive variety of Scientific Research and Innovation information that is available in this category.

This section explores the latest breakthroughs in all aspects of science: including Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology and Sociology. There is extensive research on psychological and social patterns that occur in everyday life.

Information is available on scientific policies that the government might adopt. Along with the changes and developments of global space policy. We cover the ongoing rise of anti-microbial resistance (AMR) and cancer research breakthroughs along with countries and their own individual research priorities.

Within this category we explore the massive increase and growth in CBD research and production, there is a lot of interesting information available.

functional nanomaterials, biological targeting

Functional nanomaterials: Fit for purpose

Researchers at Técnico, Univ. Lisboa, share their expertise on functional nanomaterials and why they are fit for purpose.
data science in market research

What is data science in market research?

Data Science covers a range of different disciplines that are to do with the collection, analysis and reporting of data. Chris Cook, Managing Director, PAL Stats, offers his expertise to discuss what data science in market research is.
gravitational-wave astronomy

The journey towards nanohertz gravitational-wave astronomy

The new era of gravitational-wave astronomy is explored here by Miguel Holgado, PhD, Candidate at the Department of Astronomy, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Paediatric Hepatitis B: Investigating fingernails and hair

Here, Haruki Komatsu discusses how Paediatric Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is one of the main things which can lead to liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma.
video game loot boxes, 2005 gambling act

Researchers want video game loot boxes to be recognised as gambling

University of York academics contributed to a House of Commons report calling for video game loot boxes to be regulated under gambling law and to stop selling them to young people.
biomodifying technologies, gene therapy

The promises and challenges of biomodifying technologies for the UK

Michael Morrison, Senior Researcher in Social Science at the Centre for Health, Law and Emerging Technologies (HeLEX), University of Oxford, sheds light on the promises as well as biomodifying technologies for the UK.
mitochondrial-lysosomal, diabetic retinopathy

The role of TXNIP in mitochondrial-lysosomal axis dysregulation

Lalit P. Singh, Associate Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine, explains the role of TXNIP in mitochondrial-lysosomal axis dysregulation in diabetic retinopathy.
protect hair from chemotherapy, cancer medicine

Scientists discover way to protect hair from chemotherapy

Scientists have determined a new way to protect the hair follicle from chemotherapy in an effort to prevent hair loss as a result of cancer treatments.
future of hemp

The future for hemp: What is at stake?

Lorenza Romanese, Managing Director of the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) examines the future of hemp and explains in this vein, what is at stake, as well as looking back at its fascinating history.
sativa and indica

Is there a difference between Sativa and Indica cannabis?

Cannabis patient, budtender and growers assistant, Caleb McMillan, ponders if there is a difference between Sativa and Indica cannabis.
high school maths, quantative linguistics

Understanding and producing words with high-school maths

Professor R. Harald Baayen, Quantitative Linguistics, University of Tübingen, explains how we can understand and produce words with high-school maths.
risks in the workplace

Assessing nanomaterials health risks in the workplace

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group assesses nanomaterials health risks in the workplace, starting with an overall perspective on the topic that includes risk assessment policies.
brain disorders in europe, european brain council

Tackling the growing burden of brain disorders in Europe

Frédéric Destrebecq, Executive Director of the European Brain Council explains the importance of tackling the growing burden of brain disorders in Europe.
crisis of maternal mortality, NICHD

Research needed to address the crisis of maternal mortality

Dr Diana W. Bianchi, Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), exposes the need to address maternal mortality.
genomic medicine approaches

Genomic medicine approaches – two contrasting case studies

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group Genomic medicine approaches – two contrasting case studies to note including the overall perspective, as well as the challenges and concerns in the field.
research and innovation

UK priorities for science, research and innovation

The UK is focusing on international partnerships and ground-breaking sector deals in order to remain a global leader in science. Here, we find out about the work of Chris Skidmore MP, the UK’s Minister for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation and the Office for Life Sciences.
science and innovation

Boosting culture, heritage, science and innovation in the Netherlands

The Government of the Netherlands has launched a major funding drive to support the arts, culture and heritage sectors in the Netherlands, as well as in science and innovation, headed up by Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven.
visual impairment diseases, national eye institute

Research on visual impairment diseases by the U.S.

Here, Open Access Government explore how the National Eye Institute in the U.S is supporting vision research that encompasses visual impairment diseases of people of all ages.
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Unsatisfied mothers talk more to their baby boys

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that unsatisfied mothers having a difficult time with their male partners talk more to their babies, only if the child is a boy.
functional nanomaterials, chemistry focus

Chemistry focus: Advances in engineering functional nanomaterials research

Katharine Moore Tibbetts, Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, shares with us her expertise on advances in engineering functional nanomaterials, an area of chemistry research that has benefitted society in various ways.

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