Latest news releases

  1. 06/05/2016

    How Fish Can Regenerate Eye Injuries at the Cellular Level

    Peer reviewed paper

    Heidelberg scientists examine key function in the process of regeneration Unlike what is possible with the human eye, fish are able to regenerate in…

    Heidelberg, Universität

  2. 06/05/2016

    Wie der Fisch Verletzungen des Auges auf zellulärer Ebene regenerieren kann

    Peer reviewed paper

    Heidelberger Wissenschaftler untersuchen Schlüsselfunktion im Prozess der Regeneration Anders als beim menschlichen Auge ist der Fisch in der Lage,…

    Heidelberg, Universität

  3. 06/05/2016

    The water phase diagram, where the lines represent phase transitions where water changes from liquid to ice, from ice to vapor, or from vapor to liquid. For evaporation and condensation of water, we are interested in the phase transition between liquid and vapor, as illustrated by the thick red line. The red circle represents the critical point where we can no longer distinguish between vapor and liquid. At low temperatures, one can study the interface transfer coefficients of water with experiments; at high temperatures, one can use nonequilibrium molecular dynamics simulations and in the area between these, one must use advanced theory (in the box with dashed lines). Illustration: Øivind Wilhelmsen with help from Astrid B. Lundquist at SINTEF Energy Research.

    Understanding tiny droplets can make for better weather forecasts

    Peer reviewed paper

    Understanding how small water droplets behave improves our ability to describe evaporation and condensation of water at widely different scales, which…

    The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

  4. 06/05/2016

    Surgeries for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux Disease Have Declined in Recent Years

    Peer reviewed paper

    Researchers have found that the rates of surgical operations for gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) in the United States have fallen rapidly in r…

    « Wiley »

  5. 06/05/2016

    Aires y pastos limpios pueden dar carnes con muy bajos niveles de contaminantes medioambientales, según los investigadores. / Sinc

    How to remove environmental pollutants from raw meat

    Peer reviewed paper

    Six months ago, the International Agency for Research on Cancer associated consumption of red meat and processed meat to cancer risk. However, in its…

    « Plataforma SINC »

  6. 06/05/2016

    COST Action final conference at UMH in Elche, Spain

    An analysis of electric vehicles to optimise the in- and out-of-car experience

    An international research team led by the Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH) in Elche, Spain, has been working to acquire, pool and develop knowledge…

    Asociación RUVID

Forthcoming events

  1. 27/06/2017

    Wonder Materials. Square. Photo Angela Moore for Museum of Science and Industry

    New exhibition combines science and arts to explore graphene and the wonders of 2D materials during Manchester’s tenure as European City of Science

    A major new exhibition, Wonder Materials: Graphene and Beyond, making its world premiere at the Museum of Science and Industry this summer, tells the…

    « EuroScience Open Forum 2016 (ESOF 2016) »

  2. 23/05/2016 — 27/05/2016

    Save the Date: Acoustical Society of America (ASA) Spring Meeting 2016 in Salt Lake City May 23-27

    Major international meeting on the science of sound this month will cover acoustics in many forms: presidential genuflection, therapeutic microbubbles…

    « American Institute of Physics (AIP) »

  3. 06/05/2016 — 07/05/2016

    A Ciência está de regresso ao Belém Art Fest

    Pelo segundo ano consecutivo, a Ciência volta a marcar presença no Belém Art Fest. O Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) junta-se mais uma vez a est…

    « Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) »

  4. 18/05/2016

    How can we solve crime?

    What can citizens do to reduce crime? How can the police and public work together? How is social media changing criminal investigations? These are s…

    Open University

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