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The development of science: A focus on computer simulations

Ignacio Pagonabarraga, Director of CECAM, lifts the lid on the field of computer simulations and the crucial role they have played in the development of science since the second half of the last century.
artificial upwelling, coral bleaching

Could pumping cold water from the deep ocean halt coral bleaching?

A new study shows that artificial upwelling could provide the answer to preventing coral bleaching caused by global warming and rising sea temperatures.
Transprecision computing, OPRECOMP

OPRECOMP: Transprecision computing for energy efficiency

Cristiano Malossi, PhD, Manager AI Automation at IBM Research – Zurich tells us what we need to know about the OPRECOMP project that concerns transprecision computing for energy efficiency.
falkor research vessel, deep sea coral, great barrier reef

New corals discovered in deep-sea study of the Great Barrier Reef

Using the Falkor research vessel, scientists have explored the deepest regions of the Great Barrier Reef and found five new species of black corals and sponges.
pancreatic cancer patients, new drug

New drug offers promising treatment for pancreatic cancer patients

Scientists have invented a new drug which could improve life expectancy and quality for patients with hard-to-treat cancers, such as pancreatic cancer.
interactive proof assistants, mathematics

Computer science, software and mathematics: Interactive proof assistants

Dr Nicolas Tabareau from IMT Atlantique Bretagne-Pays de la Loire, provides us with further insight about interactive proof assistants, within the wider field of computer science, software and mathematics.
covid-19 patient rehabilitation

Rehabilitation could reduce lung and heart damage in COVID-19 patients

Researchers have discovered that COVID-19 patients recover faster the sooner they undergo rehabilitation after leaving intensive care.
tunable water oxidation, atomic

Doubly charged atomic negative ions for efficient tunable water oxidation to hydrogen peroxide

Drs Alfred Msezane and Kelvin Suggs discuss the possibilities of efficient tunable water oxidation to peroxide catalyzed by doubly charged atomic negative ions.
organ perfusion, COPE project

More organs may be suitable for transplantation with new perfusion method

More donated organs may become suitable for transplantation with a new perfusion method trialled by the EU-funded COPE project.
honeybee venom, breast cancer

Honeybee venom found to kill agressive breast cancer cells

Researchers from the University of Western Australia have found that the venom of honeybees can destroy aggressive breast cancer cells in a lab setting.

Matt Hancock announces end of Public Health England

Yesterday Matt Hancock announced the end of Public Health England (PHE), which will be absorbed into a new organisation.
free of sea ice, arctic

The arctic could be free of sea ice as early as 2035

The Arctic is melting faster than even the most drastic predictions: A new study predicts the Arctic could be free of sea ice by 2035.
Ocean warming patterns

Human influence is a key agent of future ocean warming patterns

Scientists found that circulation changes on ocean warming patterns will decrease in influence, which may alter sea level rise predictions.
CO2 waste emissions

New technology could turn CO2 waste emissions into useful materials

A new technology has been developed by engineers from UNSW to help convert CO2 waste emissions into chemical building blocks to make products like plastics and fuels.
global methane emissions

Global methane emissions reach record high levels

Global methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record caused by coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfill.
endangered European birds, habitat loss

Endangered European birds could face up to 50% habitat loss

Research shows that some of the last remaining habitats for endangered European birds could decrease by 50%, as farmers convert land into more profitable crops.
black children, anger bias

APA research: Black children falsely perceived as angry in classroom

The American Psychological Association (APA) published research showing that prospective teachers are more likely to see Black children as angry than white.
access to medicinal cannabis, trevor jones

The EUMCA: Pioneering access to medicinal cannabis

Professor Trevor Jones, Chair at the European Medicinal Cannabis Association, speaks to Nishat about their plans for EU patient access to medicinal cannabis.
remadyl, legacy substances

REMADYL: Removal of Legacy Substances from polyvinylchloride (PVC)

Manager EU Research at Centexbel, Guy Buyle introduces REMADYL, a H2020 project focused on the removal of legacy substances from PVC via a continuous and sustainable extrusion process.
laser ablation in liquid, nanocomposites

Reactive laser ablation in liquid: A route to novel nanocomposites

Here, Katharine Moore Tibbetts explores laser ablation in liquid as a versatile synthetic technique.

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