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Innovation and Adoption: Use of precision technologies on farms

The demand for meat is projected to increase from 334 million tonnes in 2015 to 498 million tonnes in 2050. This is a result...

Microorganisms: Life on the energetic edge

Just a spoonful of soil harbours more microbes than there are people on Earth and one litre of seawater may contain more than a...

A mobile decision facilitator for oncology treatment

Christophe Vergne and Jean-Alexandre Kaminisky had known each other for a decade, working as competitors for many years, but it was time, they thought,...

Revolutionising the assessment of efficacy in drug discovery: the challenges of...

Michael Dabrowski is the CEO of Pelago Bioscience, a company which stemmed from work at the Karolinska Institute and was founded to develop the...

Shaping the future: computational exploration and design of functional compounds

The Luber Group at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, works on the development of forefront computational methods at the interface of chemistry, biology, physics...

The Institute for Applied Materials develops a calorimetric method to measure...

The Institute for Applied Materials – Applied Materials Physics (IAM-AWP) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, is home to Europe’s largest battery...

Understanding chronic inflammatory lung diseases through molecular biology

Chronic inflammatory lung diseases are the most frequent non-communicable diseases worldwide. Currently, there are over 450 million people who suffer from either asthma, COPD...

Understanding the evolution of maternal stress effects and seemingly maladaptive outcomes

Dr Michael Sheriff outlines how maternal stress effects may have evolved and explains seemingly maladaptive offspring responses Changes in the maternal phenotype can act as...

Collaborations to cure childhood cancer

Dr Peter J Houghton, of Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute, explains why collaboration is the key to accelerating drug development for the treatment of...

Acknowledging cross-cultural differences in investigations of child sexual abuse

Allegations of child sexual abuse are some of the most difficult cases to investigate because of the lack of corroborating evidence. There are often...

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