Latest news releases

  1. 19/02/2017

    Image: The symbiosis between photosynthetic dinoflagellate algae and stony corals underpins the three-dimensional structure of coral reefs that provides a habitat for thousands of different species. (c) 2017 Tane Sinclair-Taylor

    Gene sequences reveal secrets of symbiosis

    Peer reviewed paper

    Genome sequences of dinoflagellate algae indicate how they maintain their symbiotic relationship with corals. Advances in genomic research are helpin…

    « KAUST - King Abdullah University of Science and Technology »


  2. 17/02/2017

    Constable Salisbury Cathedral

    Solar geometry sheds new light on a major Constable work

    A re-examination of the iconic John Constable work, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, has found that the original 1831 exhibited version of the pa…

    University of Birmingham


  3. 17/02/2017

    Megaslumps in fluvially incised hummocky moraine, Peel Plateau, northwestern Canada. Image courtesy Steven V. Kokelj; a larger version is available.

    Climate-Driven Permafrost Thaw

    Peer reviewed paper

    In bitter cold regions like northwestern Canada, permafrost has preserved relict ground-ice and vast glacial sedimentary stores in a quasi-stable stat…

    Geological Society of America, The (GSA)


  4. 17/02/2017

    The Integrated Robotics Center offers up to 65 workspaces in its offices and laboratories. Photo: Ingeborg Lehmann

    The University of Freiburg has now opened a new robotics center as part of its Faculty of Engineering

    Intelligent, Clever, and with Moral Behavior Developing intelligent robots that can identify tasks independently, learn from humans and their surroun…

    « Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg »


  5. 17/02/2017

    María Luisa García Lecumberri and Martin Cooke (Nuria González, UPV/EHU)

    A new corpus of 'slips of the ear' in English

    Peer reviewed paper

    Listening to speech in noisy environments often leads to a situation where a listener perceives a different word or phrase from that actually spoken,…

    « University of the Basque Country »


  6. 17/02/2017

    Some widely publicised papers suggesting that fishes and fish catches will be smaller in the future are based on false assumptions

    Peer reviewed paper

    Some models show that fish will have a smaller size in the future due to climate changes. Three researchers are now pointing out that these models are…

    University of Oslo, Department of Biosciences


Forthcoming events

  1. 01/03/2017

    ACC.17 preview telebriefing for registered reporters

    As you prepare your coverage of the American College of Cardiology's 66th Annual Scientific Session March 17-19 in Washington, DC, please join ACC Pre…

    « American College of Cardiology »


  2. 24/02/2017

    Is this a new chapter for our literary economy?

    How to understand a constantly changing publishing industry will be explored during a symposium at the University of Leicester. The research sympos…

    « Leicester, University of »


  3. 10/03/2017 — 31/10/2017

    Dredd Poster

    First major exhibition by comic book artist John Higgins to open in Liverpool

    The first major retrospective of the work of Liverpool-born artist John Higgins, who found global success as a comic book artist and writer for 2000AD…

    Liverpool, University of


  4. 10/02/2017 — 12/02/2017

    ESMO Summit Africa 2017

    ESMO, the leading European professional organisation for medical oncology, is pleased to announce the ESMO Summit Africa 2017, taking place at the Cen…

    European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO)


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