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Disrupting the hydrokinetic turbine industry

Disrupting the hydrokinetic turbine industry

DesignPro Renewables outlines the commercialisation of new hydrokinetic turbine technology. Rivers and estuaries are well distributed all over the world; tapping into these resources using...
Can an electron beam manipulate single atoms?

Can an electron beam manipulate single atoms?

Researchers at the University of Vienna, Austria, have pioneered a technique that uses electron beams to manipulate single atoms, making it possible to control...
Anthropogenic changes promote insect vectors of human diseases

Anthropogenic changes promote insect vectors of human diseases

Professor Timothy Schowalter explains how deforestation – and increased urbanisation, as well as land use change – has an effect on vectors of human diseases...
New UKRI-Science, Research and Academia scheme opens

New UKRI-Science, Research and Academia scheme opens

The new ‘UKRI-Science, Research and Academia’ scheme for international researchers, scientists and academics to come to the UK for up to two years opened...
Promoting lifelong neuroplasticity

Promoting lifelong neuroplasticity

KU Leuven’s Professor Stephan Swinnen calls for a drastic change in mindset in which older adults are challenged to learn new skills and adjust...
Big science and industry join forces to innovate new space technologies

Big science and industry join forces to innovate new space technologies

The Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) and European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) team up with leading European space companies OHB System AG and MT Aerospace AG...
UK space sector to benefit from new ESA contract

UK space sector to benefit from new ESA contract

The UK space sector will design a future Mars rover, Science Minister Sam Gyimah announced today after a visit to the Harwell space cluster. A...
Can the effectiveness of antibiotics be changed?

Can the effectiveness of antibiotics be changed?

EMBL scientists have shown that the effectiveness of antibiotics can be altered by combining them with each other, non-antibiotic drugs or even with food...
First venture capital fund in Croatia launched by EIF

First venture capital fund in Croatia launched by EIF

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds of Croatia (MRDEUF) have presented a signed agreement to establish...
New superconductor technology for the transmission grid

New superconductor technology for the transmission grid

Researchers have designed a superconductor technology to produce a cable for high-voltage power transmission – a feasibility study reveals advantages over a conventional cable...

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