Research found neurological activity happening in the resting human brain that may explain our powerful reasoning abilities.
Dominik Littfass, HELCOM Communication Secretary explains the biofouling – the attachment of living organisms to the hull of ships – one of the main vectors of invasions of aquatic ecosystems from alien or non-indigenous species.
Researchers suggest that a molecular anti-starvation mechanism may now be contributing to the obesity epidemic.
A novel sensor designed by MIT researchers could dramatically accelerate the process of diagnosing sepsis, a leading cause of death in U.S. hospitals that kills nearly 250,000 patients annually.
University of Manchester and University of North Texas scientists identify that an embryonic living heart can be programmed to survive a low oxygen environment in later life.
University of Cambridge scientists have discovered mechanisms in the brain that could be the cause of the 'Uncanny Valley' feeling, of looking at something near to human but not quite human.
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.
Jim Siegrist, Associate Director for High Energy Physics at the Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy details how the organisation is building for discovery, using the excellent example of their High Energy Physics program.
Here, we speak to Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, about how science and higher education in Portugal are helping to turn the country into a knowledge hub for future generations, amongst other things.
In this article, several authors discuss the integration of in vivo imaging and mathematical modelling in nanoparticle pharmacokinetics.
Paula Gomes, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Senior Researcher in Bioorganic and Peptide Chemistry at the University of Porto, Portugal, explains why peptides are amongst the most promising molecules for the future.
Dr Kim Hammond-Kosack at Rothamsted Research highlights an aspect of plant pathology that concerns the importance of finding new ways to disarm old enemies in wheat diseases.
The Flavel research group at the Institute of Nanotechnology in Karlsruhe are investigating new ways to prepare type selected carbon nanotubes with industrially relevant processes on the large scale.
Jane Kinghorn, along with Marta Ribeiro, Felipe Fouto, and Colby Benari from UCL, argues that the ability to listen and learn makes UCL a global partner of choice for health research & innovation.
Ben Wood, Director of Operations & Sales at Klinik Healthcare Solutions UK Limited explains how Klinik, is the digital primary care solution going further to create automated patient flow, which is entirely localised.
The Technical University of Munich (TUM) have published an initial study into how AI robot therapists could be used in the future to treat mental illness: Here we examine their ethical concerns.
Results from NASA's landmark Twins Study reveals interesting, surprising and reassuring data about how one human body in space adapted to, then recovered from, that extreme environment.
Bioinorganic studies of multi-electron redox processes, from fundamental research to applications in a future renewable energy infrastructure.
Dr Sue Carter, The Kinsey Institute, discusses the critical role of oxytocin in birth, lactation and maternal behaviour and in tuning the baby’s developing endocrine and nervous system.
Here, Carla Silva, Project Coordinator, Chief Technology Officer at CeNTI – Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials promotes the firm’s innovative nanocapsules for skin care.