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Digital botany: 3D representations of plant structures

Digital botany: 3D representations of plant structures

New research in Applications in Plant Sciences presents a method for creating high-quality, three-dimensional (3D) digital representations of plant structures. The lead author of the study...
Venture capitalists Wellington and HBM invest millions in Adrenomed

Venture capitalists Wellington and HBM invest millions in Adrenomed

Vascular integrity company, Adrenomed, announces the closing of a €24m financing led by top-tier life science venture capitalists, Wellington and HBM, as new investors. The...
The Quantum Web: Europe’s quantum future

The Quantum Web: Europe’s quantum future

Professor Tommaso Calarco, co-ordinator of the Quantum Flagship’s Quantum Co-ordination and Support Action (QSA), explains why it is important for Europe to have such...
Does your Twitter language mirror national stereotypes?

Does your Twitter language mirror national stereotypes?

A new study examined the Twitter language used in almost forty million tweets, and suggests that they mirrored Canadian and American national stereotypes. The analysis...
A giant mammal relative: the fossils of the new species of dicynodont

A giant mammal relative: the fossils of the new species of dicynodont

Researchers at Uppsala University in Sweden have discovered the fossils of a new species of dicynodont, a giant mammal relative. During the Triassic period some...
The new algorithm to replicate natural tessellation patterns

The new algorithm to replicate natural tessellation patterns

Researchers have created and applied a new algorithm which simplifies the replication of natural tessellation patterns on surface meshes computationally. The new algorithm replicates natural...

The spread of misinformation: can Twitter bots manipulate an election?

An analysis of Twitter information during the 2016 U.S. presidential election has shown that Twitter bots played a disproportionate role in the spread of misinformation...
"Quantum supremacy": the first quantum artificial life created on the cloud

“Quantum supremacy”: the first quantum artificial life created on the cloud

The first ever quantum artificial life has been created on the cloud, using quantum computers to realise an algorithm for artificial life. The research from...
Why does a cat's tongue feel like sandpaper? The science of pet grooming

Why does a cat’s tongue feel like sandpaper? The science of pet grooming

Mechanical engineers have researched the science of pet grooming, specifically why a cat's tongue feels like sandpaper and how it works as a cleaning...
Data breaches: healthcare providers have more leaked data than hackers

Data breaches: healthcare providers have more leaked data than hackers

Researchers at Michigan State University and Johns Hopkins University have found that more than half of the recent personal health information data breaches were caused...

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