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Science and research funding in Germany

Open Access Government provides an overview of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the self-governing organisation concerned with funding and supporting science and research in Germany and beyond.
thermal management

Advancing the thermal management and safety of batteries by calorimetry

Dr Carlos Ziebert at IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center of KIT outlines how research and testing in calorimeters is essential to improve the thermal management and safety of batteries
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The regenerating spiny mouse and its potential for human therapy discovery

Discovering cures for human diseases or how to recover from damage or trauma to tissues is the fundamental goal of medical researchers, but it is a daunting task. Nevertheless, recent studies have shown the remarkable potential of the spiny mouse in addressing these crucial issues
Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe: A golden opportunity for research and innovation in Europe

Lidia Borrell-Damián from the European University Association argues the European Commission’s Horizon Europe initiative holds great promise for the future of research and innovation in Europe.
High-resolution face completion

High-resolution face completion with multiple controllable attributes

New technology is helping computer systems learn to accurately fill in the gaps in high-resolution facial images – and offer users multiple options for customisation.

Funding for research, science and innovation in Europe

Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation has ambitious and exciting plans for unprecedented funding for research, science and innovation in Europe, as this analysis from Open Access Government reveals
heterocyclic chemistry

Antimicrobial resistance challenged by flexible heterocyclic chemistry

Prof Colin J Suckling OBE DSc FRSE, Research Professor of Chemistry at the University of Strathclyde shares his expertise on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and how this is challenged by flexible heterocyclic chemistry
paediatric imaging

Non-radioactive, non-ionising radiation for safe paediatric imaging

E.M. Sevick and J.C. Rasmussen from The University of Texas Health Science Center, The Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine discuss non-radioactive, non-ionising radiation for safe, paediatric imaging

The challenges of nanophotonics in modern optical technologies

Toralf Scharf, Senior Scientist/Faculty Member at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL identifies the exciting challenges of nanophotonics where modern optical technologies are concerned.

Increasing productivity through online collaboration

Jason Fahy, CEO, Knowledge Hub explains how organisations are increasing productivity through collaboration.
acute myeloid leukaemia

CD33-directed therapy: Current and future perspectives on targeted therapy in acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Mohammed Gbadamosi and Jatinder K Lamba from Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research at the University of Florida explain CD33-directed therapy for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), focussing on current and future perspectives
cereal production

The development of low-input minor cereal production systems in southern Europe

Nikolaos Volakakis of Geokomi plc and Leonidas Rempelos of Newcastle University present results from the experiments concerning low-input minor cereal production systems funded under the HealthyMinorCereals project and conducted in southern Crete, Greece – a typical semi-arid region of the Mediterranean
stellar clusters

Research into the Universe: A focus on stellar clusters

Nate Bastian, Professor of Astrophysics at Liverpool John Moores University draws our attention to stellar clusters, a fascinating aspect of research into the Universe.
long tail knifefish

All about the adult long-tailed knifefish S. macrurus

Graciela A. Unguez and Chiann-Ling C. Yeh from New Mexico State University explain that sarcomere disassembly is a naturally occurring event during tail regeneration in the adult long-tailed knifefish S. macrurus.
Neuromuscular disease

Advances in newborn screening for neuromuscular disease

Kristin Stephenson, Sr. VP, Chief Policy & Community Engagement Officer at the Muscular Dystrophy Association details the advances taking place in newborn screening for neuromuscular disease
coronary inflammation

Novel imaging biomarker to help predict coronary inflammation discovered

Researchers at Cleveland Clinic, University of Oxford, and University of Erlangen have identified a novel imaging biomarker – and found it can be used to predict all-cause and cardiac mortality by measuring inflammation of fatty tissue surrounding the coronary arteries

Precision medicine and biobanking: Future directions

A group of experts from the International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories, (ISBER) shed light on the science of biobanking and its role in delivering modern and precision medicine
data science

Discovery and health at the intersection of data science and open science

Michael F. Huerta from the National Library of Medicine at the U.S.’s National Institutes of Health explores how discovery and health benefit from the intersection of data science and open science

Surface science: A rich interdisciplinary research field

Julien Scheibert & Alain Le Bot, researchers at CNRS/Ecole Centrale de Lyon detail tribology as a rich interdisciplinary research field, focussing on material contact interfaces
Rare tumours

Improving the care of children in Europe with rare cancer

The European Society for Paediatric Oncology together with Coordinators for the PARTNER Project and ERN PaedCan highlight the importance of collaboration in order to improve the care of children in Europe with rare cancer

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