Latest news releases

  1. 25/10/2016

     "Low-frequency pinned discrete breather when the on-site interaction largely overwhelms the inter-site force."

    Supersonic solitary waves in nano-electronics crystals show potentials for electric charge or matter transport and energy storage with extremely low heat dissipation

    Peer reviewed paper

    Freak waves, as well as other less striking localised excitations, occur in nature at every scale. The current theory and models of such waves can be…


  2. 25/10/2016

    Scientists Root for More Cassava Research to Help Meet Greater Demand for Food

    Peer reviewed paper

    Global food demand is expected to grow by 110 per cent over the next 30 to 35 years, and for many of the poorest people on the planet, particularly in…

    « Wiley »

  3. 25/10/2016

    Applications open for EGU 2017 Science Journalism Fellowships (up to €5k)

    The European Geosciences Union (EGU) is now accepting applications for the 6th edition of its Science Journalism Fellowship competition. The fellowshi…

    European Geosciences Union (EGU)

  4. 25/10/2016

    Prof. Maria Roser Valenti Foto: Goethe-University Frankfurt

    Distinction for Frankfurt physicist

    Professor Maria Roser Valenti has been elected as a fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) in the “Division of Computational Physics”. She was…

    « Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main »

  5. 25/10/2016

    Psychology, Health & Medicine

    More than 50% of Americans now have at least one chronic health condition, mental disorder or substance-use issue

    Peer reviewed paper

    With the future of US healthcare likely to rest on the next presidency, a new study from Psychology, Health & Medicine highlights just how complex the…

    « Taylor & Francis »

  6. 25/10/2016

    Diagram showing the forest fire detection process with color indices. / CITSEM-UPM.

    New automatic forest fire detection system by using surveillance drones

    Peer reviewed paper

    Researchers from the UPM are developing a method to detect forest fires by using a new color index. The index is based on methods for the vegetation c…

    Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Forthcoming events

  1. 01/11/2016 — 02/11/2016

    WiBACK-Sendemast in Bunda, Tansania. In Abständen von 25-30 km errichtet können mit WiBACK Entfernungen von mehreren Hundert Kilometern überbrückt werden.  © Fraunhofer FIT

    Fraunhofer FIT tritt Facebooks Telecom Infra Project bei

    Am 1.-2. November 2016 findet das erste Telecom Infra Project (TIP) Summit im Stammsitz des Projekt-Mitbegründers Facebook in Menlo Park, USA, statt.…

    Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Angewandte Informationstechnik (FIT)

  2. 01/11/2016 — 02/11/2016

    WiBACK transmitter mast at Bunda, Tansania. With radio masts set up some 25 – 30 km apart, WiBACK can bridge distances of several hundred kilometers. © Fraunhofer FIT

    Fraunhofer FIT joins Facebook's Telecom Infra Project

    On November 1 – 2, 2016 the first summit meeting of the Telecom Infra Project will be held in Menlo Park CA at the headquarters of Facebook, who is on…

    Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Angewandte Informationstechnik (FIT)

  3. 28/10/2016

    Couverture ouvrage web

    Conférence de presse de présentation de l'ouvrage "La Méditerranée face au changement climatique"

    L’Alliance de recherche AllEnvi mobilisée pour la COP22 : conférence de presse à l’occasion de la publication de l’ouvrage "La Méditerranée face au ch…

    Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)

  4. 19/10/2016 — 21/10/2016

    Conference explores ’shared resource’ of marine environment

    Innovations in marine science – and ways they could potentially make use of the seas more sustainable - will be the focus of an international conferen…

    « Strathclyde, University of »

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