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Studying urbanisation to improve tiger conservation

Studying urbanisation to improve tiger conservation

Scientists have studied the demographic transition and urbanisation to better understand the future of tiger conservation in Asia. The analysis of human population scenarios and its...
What happens when Emperor penguins make their first journey to sea

What happens when Emperor penguins make their first journey to sea

The chicks of Emperor Penguins hatch in the harsh environment of Antarctica. Researchers have revealed the effects of climate change on their journey. New research...
Ocean science: Advising on the world’s oceans

Ocean science: Advising on the world’s oceans

Dr Vladimir Ryabinin, Executive Secretary of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, speaks to SciTech Europa about some of the challenges facing the ocean sciences today...
KPMG: UK Tech sector growth is the weakest in three years

KPMG: UK Tech sector growth is the weakest in three years

UK Tech sector growth is the weakest for three years, according to the quarterly UK Tech Monitor report by KPMG and IHS Markit. The report...
More accurate blood tests for TB will save the NHS money

More accurate blood tests for TB will save the NHS money

Rapid blood tests which are used by the NHS are unable to rule out tuberculosis (TB). They should be replaced with a newer, more...
Opacity, neutrality, stupidity: Challenges for Artificial Intelligence algorithms

Opacity, neutrality, stupidity: Challenges for Artificial Intelligence algorithms

Professor Marcello Pelillo, Director of the European Centre for Living Technology, discusses some of the major socio-ethical challenges for Artificial Intelligence algorithms and research. NO...
Sustainable development: Finnish companies will design an area in Nepal

Sustainable development: Finnish companies will design an area in Nepal

Finnish companies are collaborating to design a new urban area in the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal, in accordance with sustainable development principles. Rapid population growth and...
Avoiding apoptosis: Preserving the survival of endothelial cells

Avoiding apoptosis: Preserving the survival of endothelial cells

A study led by Osaka University, Japan shows that TAK1 can be used to avoid apoptosis and preserve the survival of endothelial cells in...
Nanomedicines: selective targeting, hybrid systems and combined therapy

Nanomedicines: selective targeting, hybrid systems and combined therapy

Professor Mafalda Ascensão Videira describes her group’s work on developing nanomedicines for cancer treatments, and describes some of the main barriers to nanomedicine. Considerable expertise...
The cellular protein which could enable Zika virus therapies

The cellular protein which could enable Zika virus therapies

A cellular protein appears to enable the infection process of the Zika virus. This protein could be a key target for the development of...

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