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What is the future for clinical and health research in Europe?

Experts discuss the FEAM-BioMed Alliance paper, which outlines how the next EU Framework Programme can further support biomedical research in Europe
in silico chemistry

In silico chemistry: Pursuit of chemical accuracy

Kirk A. Peterson from the Department of Chemistry, Washington State University discusses the fundamentals of in silico chemistry In silico chemistry simply refers to carrying out investigations of chemical processes entirely by computational methods. Over the last few decades, computational chemistry has been an invaluable tool in understanding chemical reactivity,...
space technology

Space technology: how space benefits life on earth

M F Warrender highlights how space technology plays an integral role in society and how NASA invests in technology development

Understanding cancer through molecular cell biology

Progress in Targeted Therapy and Immunotherapy of Cancer Requires Rethinking of European Reimbursement Practices for Mutation Testing

Astrophysicists say habitable planet could be only 16 light years away

Astrophysicists at the University of Texas at Arlington are predicting that a star system featuring a habitable planet could be just 16 light years away

Measuring the impact of science and research in Ontario

Minister Reza Moridi explains how Ontario is bridging the divide between ideas and application when it comes to science and research

NSERC: Advancing science and technology in Canada

Open Access Government’s M F Warrender highlights the work being undertaken by NSERC to pioneer scientific advancement in Canada

National Science Foundation: pioneering change in the U.S.

Open Access Government highlights the work of the National Science Foundation and reveals the importance of continued funding for research and development

Electronics and photonics: Key enabling technologies

Slovak University of Technology’s Professor Daniel Donoval highlights the scope as well as the influence of electronics and photonics in the modern world

Why yeast is fundamental for cell death research

Manuela Côrte-Real outlines how yeast can clarify the regulation of cell death pathways and provide new therapeutic strategies for human diseases

Nanoscale imaging research: Why is it useful?

The Center for Electron Nanoscopy’s Professor Jakob Birkedal Wagner highlights the strides being made in nanoscale imaging research

Endocrine disrupting chemicals: From feeds to hormones

Alberto Mantovani and Chiara Frazzoli, scientists of the Italian National Health Institute, discuss the role of endocrine disrupting chemicals in feed-food chains

Climate research gains €8.2m EPA funding

The Environmental Protection Agency in Ireland has made available some €8.2m available for climate research

Madrid’s Royal Botanic Gardens: An institution for learning

Julia Gil Hernández, Head of Protocol- Royal Botanic Garden, (CSIC), shares how the Royal Botanic Gardens in Madrid are a key centre for research

Denmark is highly successful at securing EU research funding

Compared to other EU member states, Denmark shows great success when it comes to gaining grants from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Promoting science and higher education in Portugal

Open Access Government highlights how science and higher education in Portugal are helping to turn the country into a knowledge hub for future generations

Reconstructing an Ancient Egyptian Microcosm in Sudan

Excavations and 3D reconstructions on Sai Island provide a glimpse into the history and culture of an Ancient Egyptian settlement, says Professor Julia Budka

An ambitious strategy for German research

In March, a new hi-tech strategy for German research was adopted. Open Access Government discusses the report and how it will aid innovation in the country

The role of metals in the sustainable production of chemicals

Martin Warren, Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Kent and co-director of the Metals in Biology Network describes how a recent meeting of academic and industrial scientists helped to cross-fertilise research on the role of metals in the sustainable production of chemicals and the removal of pollutants.
heterocyclic chemistry

The antibiotic apocalypse – can heterocyclic chemistry help?

Prof Colin J Suckling, University of Strathclyde's Department of Pure & Applied Chemistry, discusses heterocyclic chemistry.

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