Research & Innovation News

Open Access Government has a large 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.

Pantheon in Rome, Italy, one of the best-preserved of all Ancient Roman buildings, world largest unreinforced concrete dome

What is the secret of ultradurable Roman concrete?

The Pantheon is the world's oldest structure at 1,898 years old; but how has it stood the test of time? Roman concrete is the answer.
Map of polarized microwave emission in the northern hemisphere measured by QUIJOTE. The drapery pattern represents the direction of the Galactic magnetic field. The colour scale represents the intensity of the emission. Credit: QUIJOTE Collaboration

QUIJOTE: Mapping the structure of our galaxy’s magnetic field

Using the QUIJOTE experiment, scientists are now producing the most accurate description until now of the polarization in the microwave emission processes in our galaxy.
Satellite dish transmission data on background digital blue world

Science, research and innovation in the UK

Open Access Government writes about Nusrat Ghani MP, UK Minister for Science and Investment Strategy and the plans to maximise science, research and innovation in the UK.
innovation in africa and EU

It is time to boost innovation in Africa and Europe

A new sustainable business and digital hub for innovation stakeholders from across Africa and Europe known as the EiA Centre has begun operation in Cape Town.
China and Japan lights during night as it looks like from space. Elements of this image are furnished by NASA

The advancement of science in Japan

The advancement of science in Japan is a crucial aim of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).

Cornwall rocket launch ‘LauncherOne’ fails due to “anomaly”

Virgin Orbit's Cornwall rocket launch fails and burns in the atmosphere casting serious doubts about the future of Sir Richard Branson's mission.
horizon europe, new zealand, EU

EU and New Zealand conclude Horizon Europe association talks

December 2022 saw negotiations finally and successfully concluded between the EU and New Zealand concerning Horizon Europe association.
Experiment with hydrogen cells

Solar powered hydrogen could drive down costs of sustainable alternatives

A new kind of solar panel has achieved 9% efficiency in converting water into solar powered hydrogen and oxygen, mimicking natural photosynthesis.
sunset in JiuFen, Taiwan

Taiwan’s National Science and Technology Council

Open Access Government write about Taiwan’s National Science and Technology Council and their important and ambitious targets.
blood transfusion

Research, innovation and health inequalities of blood transfusion

Open Access Government investigates the rudiments of blood transfusion, focussing on research in the field and health inequalities.
Horizontal image of the PRBB building, part of Pompeu Fabra University

EU-LIFE 10th anniversary: envisioning research centres of the future

EU-LIFE, the alliance of research institutes advocating for excellent research in Europe, celebrates its 10th anniversary with the conference Envisioning future research centres.

UVGI Solutions for effective infection control

Ultra Violet Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) refers to the use of UV radiation for the effective control of infections.
Toxic waste/chemicals stored in barrels at a plant - blue cans with chemicals, industry oil barrels

Predictive toxicology evolving from in vivo to in vitro to in silico systems

Cecilia Van Cauwenberghe from Frost & Sullivan’s TechCasting Group, lifts the lid on predictive toxicology evolving from in vivo to in vitro to in silico systems starting with a look at organoids & organ-on-chip microfluidic devices.
Scared monkey in cage in laboratory

Alternatives to animal testing: science, ethics and the law

Laura Rego Alvarez, Head of Science Policy & Regulation at Cruelty Free International, discusses the science and ethics behind alternatives to animal testing.
African claw frog underwater

Frogs regrow limbs: what does this mean for humankind?

Scientists have proven that African claw frogs can regrow limbs - could humans also have dormant regenerative capabilities?
The macro view of a Pterophoridae on the Causonis japonica plant

Colour-changing flower found in Japan

A plant common to Japan, Causonis japonica, is the first to show a newly discovered trait: a colour-changing flower.
Vaccine or flu shot in injection needle next to person's arm, ready to be injected

Protecting against future flu pandemics with the 20-subtype mRNA flu vaccine

Penn scientists develop experimental mRNA flu vaccine to protect against all 20 known subtypes of influenza virus.
microbial electrosynthesis

Microbial electrosynthesis: The way forward for biomanufacturing

Aarthi JanakiRaman, Research Director, Chemicals and Advanced Materials at TechVision, walks us through Microbial electrosynthesis (MES) and ponders whether it is the way forward for biomanufacturing in the chemical industry.
The Kimberella fossil.

Dickinsonia and Kimberella: Unravelling the mystery of our animal ancestors

The last meal consumed more than 550 million years ago has unearthed new clues about the physiology of the Dickinsonia and Kimberella.
Laki power technology

Climate technology designed to protect power grids from extreme weather

Laki Power brings power to remote areas with its climate technology, designed to detect extreme weather before it occurs, and deter power outages.

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