Research & Innovation News

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.

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Chemistry focus: Nanocellulose in water purification

Charlie Dempster, UK & European Patent Attorney at Mathys & Squire provides a focus on chemistry, specifically detailing nanocellulose in water purification.
Computing and mathematics,

Computing and mathematics: Forever entwined

Dr John Yardley, Managing Director of Threads Software Ltd, outlines why the fields of computing and mathematics are so closely linked.
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UK expertise in satellite Earth observation and climate

Beth Greenaway, Head of EO and Climate at UK Space Agency, shares her expertise on satellite Earth Observation and climate.
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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.
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The ‘why’ and ‘what’ of academic drug discovery research at the University of Strathclyde

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE from the Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, details the ‘why’ and ‘what’ of academic drug discovery research at the University of Strathclyde, as well as his thoughts on the value of a chemistry degree.
Space exploration

Space exploration: The ultimate test of our capabilities

Here, Dr. John Bates, CEO at Eggplant, discusses how mission-critical software testing for space exploration can be done quickly and efficiently with the aid of new technology.

The biology of “love”: Lessons from prairie voles

Sue Carter, Director of The Kinsey Institute, discusses the fascinating nature of prairie voles and explains how they can teach us about the biology of “love”.
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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
dark metabolome

Putting a spotlight on the dark metabolome

David S. Wishart discusses metabolomics, how the field is breaking into biochemical mysteries and the “dark metabolome”.
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agROBOfood: A pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems

Learn about building, loading and demonstrating a pan-European Digital Innovation Hub network for Robotics in Agri-food systems (agROBOfood).
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Canada announces new R&D collaboration with EU

The Canadian Government has launched a C$50 million fund to boost R&D collaboration with the European Union.
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Researchers explore biological reason behind depression

Here, we look at MRI research on brain abnormalities that could be the biological reason behind depression.
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Turning left, right or going straight: Using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function

Dr Stanley Heinze, Associate Professor at Lund University’s Department of Biology, underlines his work on neuroscience, notably using elementary navigation decisions to understand brain function.

Bringing mathematical perspectives to the biological search for the Rules of Life

Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles, spoke to Juan Meza at the National Science Foundation about the launch of four new centres to bring mathematical perspectives to the biological search for the Rules of Life.
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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.
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Scientists discover new truths about the adolescent mind

A team based in the University of Cambridge and University College London published a research study to create understanding about development in the adolescent mind.

Canada: Promoting social science and humanities research

Promoting social science and humanities research in universities and colleges across Canada is charted here by Open Access Government.
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Further understanding of laser ablation in liquid environment (LALE) technique

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Group, provides further insights about nanomaterials, focussing here on the laser ablation in liquid environment (LALE) technique.
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Human development: The role of vitamin D in pregnancy

The role of vitamin D in pregnancy is an example of work by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, investigating human development.
materials research

Supporting science in the United States: A focus on materials research

Here, Writer Megan Warrender, focuses on materials research as an example of how science is supported in the United States by the National Science Foundation.

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