Latest news releases

  1. 05/05/2015

    Lung cancer

    Profiling approach to enable right lung cancer treatment match

    Peer reviewed paper

    Manchester researchers have tested a new way to genetically profile lung cancer samples, potentially allowing doctors to more easily identify the most…

    Manchester University

  2. 05/05/2015

    The LAP team has developed a novel ytterbium:yttrium-aluminium-garnet thin-disk laser that emits light pulses lasting 7.7 femtoseconds and consisting of 2.2 optical oscillations. The pulses have an average power of 6 W and carry 0.15 microjoules of energy, over 1.5 orders of magnitude higher than those generated by commercially available Ti:Sa lasers. Graphic: Thorsten Naeser

    A New Gateway to the Microcosmos

    Peer reviewed paper

    Physicists at the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics have developed a new laser-light source that will lead to significant advances in research on fund…

    Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics

  3. 05/05/2015


    Investigadores diseñan nuevos teclados QWERTY diminutos para wearables con pantallas táctiles

    Cada vez son más los dispositivos wearables que incorporan pantallas táctiles, como por ejemplo los relojes y gafas inteligentes. Estos dispositivos p…

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  4. 05/05/2015


    Researchers design new tiny QWERTY soft keyboards for wearable devices

    There are a growing number of wearable devices featuring a touchscreen, such as smart watches, smart glasses or digital jewellery. These devices can r…

    « Asociación RUVID »

  5. 05/05/2015

    In order to make the shotcrete more robust, RUB engineers add steel fibres into the mixture. © RUBIN, photo: Gorczany

    New formula for high-strength shotcrete: protecting tunnels from fires and terrorist attacks

    Engineers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have developed a shotcrete which is much more robust than traditional concrete. It can render tunnels, bridge…


  6. 05/05/2015

    Kristina Bečanović, PhD, Karolinska Institutet. Credit: Ulf Sirborn

    Gene variant determines early or late onset of Huntington’s disease

    Peer reviewed paper

    Researchers at Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet and the University of British Columbia, Canada, have identified a gene variant that influences whether H…

    Karolinska Institutet

Forthcoming events

  1. 07/05/2015

    Edna O'Brien

    Award-winning author Edna O’Brien to explore the writers’ craft

    University of Leicester 4th Annual Creative Writing Lecture to take place on 7 May Award-winning author and playwright Edna O’Brien will be discussi…

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  2. 06/05/2015

    Stefano Vanin

    1st International Conference in Funerary Archaeoentomology

    THE remains of insects that colonised the corpses of humans can reveal colossal quantities of information about life and death in the distant and not-…

    Huddersfield, The University of

  3. 18/05/2015 — 22/05/2015

    Save the Date: Acoustical Society of America (ASA) Spring Meeting in Pittsburgh, May 18-22, 2015

    From noise in buildings and open park spaces to musical instruments, human voices and the vocalizations of animals on the ground, in the air and under…

    « American Institute of Physics (AIP) »

  4. 27/05/2015

    Erste Web-Groupware feiert 20. Geburtstag

    Vor 20 Jahren wurde das BSCW Shared Workspace System für effiziente Online-Teamarbeit vorgestellt. Es war die erste vollständig web-basierte Groupware…

    Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Angewandte Informationstechnik (FIT)

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