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University of Strathclyde

Porphyrin – is this the most versatile heterocyclic compound ever?

Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the heterocuclic compound known as Porphyrin, and the research he has undertaken.
iodine

How do we dispose Iodine-129 long-term?

A global issue, Professor Peter Santschi discusses the high-risk radioisotope Iodine-129 and issues relating to its safe disposal
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

A network of knowledge on endocrine disrupting chemicals

Alberto Mantovani discusses endocrine disruptoring chemicals, and the network of knowledge provided through the activity of the European Teratology Society
Deparment of Chemistry

Deep Learning Approaches to Electron Microscopy

Electron microscopy is the primary method for analyzing nanostructures. Senior researcher Thomas Willum Hansen discusses the new challenges in this field.
e-cigarettes

E-Cigarettes: Safer But Not Safe

To address rising concerns regarding the safety of e-cigarettes, the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened an expert committee to conduct a critical, objective review of the available peer-reviewed science
University of Florida - Biodiversity institute

University of Florida Biodiversity Institute: Addressing the issues

Professor Pamela Soltis discusses how the Biodiversity Institute at the University of Florida was founded to address critical societal issues of the 21st century related to biodiversity.
heterocyclic

Heterocyclic chemistry: Not just what you do but how you think about it

Heterocyclic chemistry is linked to a number of scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, both directly and indirectly. Professor Colin Suckling of the University of Strathclyde discusses the links and the thinking behind it.
Low Carbon Combustion Centre

JETSCREEN: Streamlining the development of sustainable aircraft fuels

Dr Simon Blakey discusses JETSCREEN and research into more efficient screening of aviation fuels, in turn hoping to reduce the substantial investment required.
iodine

Radioiodine in the environment: Importance of Natural Organic Matter

Professor Peter Santschi discusses the effects of radioiodine, in the human body and in the wider environment, following research into the biogeochemistry.
Faculty of Geosciences

The role of the middle class in deprived urban neighbourhoods

Anouk Tersteeg and Gideon Bolt of Utrecht University discuss the role of the middle class in the policy on deprived urban neighbourhoods Like in many...
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: sustainability and/or resilience?

Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and their adverse effects are discussed by Alberto Mantovani, from Endocrine Disruptors Project, at the Instituto Superiore di Sanita
UC-Davis-Department-of-Molecular-Biosciences

Developmental neurotoxicity testing – the need for a new approach

Professor Lein discusses developmental neurotoxicity and the critical need for a new approach to identifying and regulating chemicals that interfere with normal brain development.
Experimental Pathology Service - Institute of Pathology

Paediatric sarcoma metastasis: an area that warrants in-depth exploration

Ivan Stamenkovic, Professor of Experimental Pathology at University of Lausanne explores the paediatric sarcoma metastasis and why this warrants an in-depth look Metastasis is responsible...
Healthy Minor Cereals Project

HealthyMinorCereals project – Ensuring nutrition by growing diversity

The HealthyMinorCereals project studies five species of currently less cultivated cereals with the aim to ensure human nutrition through diversity. Cereal production across the EU...
DTU CEN - Center For Electron Nanoscopy

Nanowires, doping and electron holography

Elisabetta Fiordaliso of DTU CEN discusses Nanowire technology and how it works, something which is decreasing the dimensions of our electronic devices more and...
Pneumology & Pulmonary Cell Research university hospital basel

Where are the new asthma drugs?

Professor Michael Roth from the Department Biomedicine & Pneumology, at the University Hospital Basel, discusses development of medication for asthma and new asthma therapies. Asthma is the most...
HEIG Comatec-Lans

Applied nanosciences provide decorative printing possibilities

Applied nanosciences offer new possibilities for decorative printing and processing, as outlined by Prof. Dr. Silvia Schintke from HEIG-VD-VD/HES-SO Switzerland With the increasing development of...
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

Chemicals impairing thyroid: a worthy concern for European risk assessors

Endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC) are a concern for European risk assessors; those targeting thyroid are a subgroup that currently undergo an even closer scrutiny. A...
DTU CEN - Center For Electron Nanoscopy

Imaging magnetic nanoparticle superstructures

The Center for Electron Nanoscopy at DTU discusses research into the magnetization of nanoparticle superstructures, advancing their use in modern technology Magnetic materials at various...
EDC Endocrine Disruptors Project-Instituto Superiore di Sanita

New insights on reproductive toxicants

Alberto Mantovani discusses new findings regarding reproductive toxicants, which was debated at the European Teratology Society Conference in September The public, policy makers and scientists...

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