Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Research & Development News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Research & Development News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

Guppies

Leadership in the genes of guppies

Research conducted at the University of Exeter has highlighted that leadership traits in guppies could be genetic. Researchers from the University of Exeter have studied...
Nuclear clock

Developing nuclear clock technology

UD physicist Marianna Safronova and collaborators have won a highly competitive "Synergy Grant" from the European Research Council to develop nuclear clock technology. The atomic...
robot

Insulting robot squashed human performance

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, USA, have created a ‘trash talking’ robot that reduces human performance while playing the game 'Guards of Treasures'. Engineers ensured...
Chloroplast rich leaf

How do young leaves build their first chloroplast?

Researchers from the United Kingdom and Japan have discovered new details of how young leaves build their first chloroplast, identifying a new role of...
Animal research

New methods eliminating animal testing in laboratories

A researcher from the University of Exeter has been recognised by Animal Free Research UK as one of the best in the country for...
Butterfly

How did butterflies evolve to have the same patterns?

An international team of scientist, who are researching Heliconius butterflies, are studying how pairs of unrelated butterflies from Peru and Costa Rica evolve similar...
Particle physics

€7m grant to explain particle physics

Researchers at The University of Manchester, UK, have been given a £6m (~€7m) grant to further their particle physics research. The funding is from the...
Li-ion battery

99% metal purity achieved from recycled batteries

A battery recycling company has successfully recovered 99.98% purity nickel-cobalt hydroxide from the NCA cathode scrap metal from lithium-ion batteries. American Manganese Inc has announced...
Zoo animal behaviour

The key to animal welfare is in their behaviour

New research suggests that studying the body language of zoo animals could be the key to understanding and improving their welfare. Animal behavioural research in...
start-ups sustainable start up

EIT has issued a global call for sustainable start-ups

EIT InnoEnergy, the world’s largest sustainable energy accelerator, has issued its first ever global call for start-ups across the entire sustainability value chain. The call is...

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