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research and innovation in Europe

Research and Innovation in Europe: Pushing science forward after COVID-19

Megan Warrender, Assistant Editor at Open Access Government, discusses research and innovation in Europe, and why in a post COVID-19 world, science is more important than ever.
Science and Technology

How can Japan remain a world competitor in Science and Technology?

As many countries increase their participation in Science and Technology, Japan has noticed a decrease in their own. Here, we chart the priorities for the country to remain a world leader in science and technology policy.
knowledge and education

Portugal: “The development of a country requires knowledge and education”

Open Access Government investigates Portugal’s current strategies for improving research and innovation post COVID-19, and finds that knowledge and education are key.
covid-19 genomics study

How did COVID-19 spread to Europe and the U.S?

A new study combines genomics from COVID-19 samples with computer-simulated epidemics and travel records to reconstruct the virus' spread across the world.
covid-19 antibodies

COVID-19 antibodies decline significantly one month after discharge

A new study has revealed that COVID-19 antibodies fade after only a month, which could be a devastating blow in the global race to find a vaccine.
surgical teams, data

What makes surgical teams more productive?

Emmanouil Avgerinos, Ioannis Fragkos and Yufei Huang explain that for surgical teams, shared experiences and hierarchical structures matter more than you think.
plant protein fertilisers

Plant protein discovery could decrease our dependence on fertilisers

Researchers have discovered a protein in plant roots that could improve the tolerance of crops to climate change and reduce the need for chemical fertilisers.
mathematics and computer science

Can studying mathematics and computer science be as creative as the arts?

Dr John Yardley, Managing Director of Threads Software Ltd, precisely outlines the value of studying both mathematics and computer science together, and why students should be encouraged to see the creativity in research While science is generally regarded as the study of natural phenomena, computing, like mathematics, is an entirely...
entropy formula

An explanation of entropy formula research

Tamás Sándor Biró, Vice Director at the Wigner Research Centre for Physics, discusses the current status of entropy formula research.

Machine learning will help to grow artificial organs

Researchers in Moscow and America have discovered how to use machine learning to grow artificial organs, especially to tackle blindness.
curevac, SARS-CoV-2

EIB provide CureVac with €75m financing to fight infectious diseases

EIB and CureVac have signed a €75m loan agreement to develop a large-scale production of vaccines, including CureVac's vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2.
prone to adult diabetes, children of the 90s

Signs of being prone to adult diabetes are already visible at age 8

A new study has shown that early signs of being prone to adult diabetes can be seen in children as young as 8 years old, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed.
Bioquell

Automated Biodecontamination Solutions with Bioquell Technology

With Bioquell, an Ecolab Solution, leading companies trust in our end-to-end contamination control solutions. Take the lead.
astronomical sciences

Encouraging astronomical sciences in the U.S.

Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles, takes us on a voyage of discovery when it comes to supporting astronomical sciences in the U.S.
diabetes and heart failure, death

Type 2 diabetes and heart failure creates highest death risk

Those newly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and heart failure are at the greatest 5-year risk of death, according to scientists at The American Heart Association.
climate scientists

Combatting climate change: Can we help climate scientists?

Here we explore the ways in which climate scientists are working to combat climate change and what we can do to help.
placenta cells

Could placenta cells save patients with severe COVID-19?

Israeli therapeutics firm, Pluristem, have recently pioneered a breakthrough treatment which administers a unique placenta-based cell therapy to COVID-19 patients who have been identified as high-risk mortality cases.
umbilical cord

Umbilical cord stem cells have the potential to treat COVID-19

Studies suggest that the use of mesenchymal stem cells collected from umbilical cord blood and tissue are a safe and effective way to alleviate symptoms of coronavirus and promote fast recovery.
Investigative Science Learning Environment

Implementing the Investigative Science Learning Environment

Eugenia Etkina, Distinguished Professor of Science Education at Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, continues to share her thoughts on the Implementing Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE), with a focus on the first aspect of the environment and how it can be implemented with students of all ages.
research and innovation in South Africa

A spotlight on science, research and innovation in South Africa

Open Access Government charts the priorities of the National Research Foundation when it comes to science, research and innovation in South Africa, at home and abroad.

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