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  1. 24/08/2016

    Researchers Find Vulnerabilities in iPhone and iPad Operating System

    An international team of cybersecurity researchers with the involvement of TU Darmstadt has identified serious security vulnerabilities in the iOS – t…

    Technische Universität Darmstadt

  2. 24/08/2016

    This research was published as a cover article in Advanced Energy Materials. The cover design shows the layered structure of the solar cell with the MoS2 flakes between the perovskite and the hole-collecting layer. Credit: Wiley-VCH.

    Interface Engineering for Stable Perovskite Solar Cells

    Peer reviewed paper

    The lifetime of perovskite solar cells is significantly enhanced by using few-layer molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) flakes as an active buffer interface…

    Graphene Flagship

  3. 24/08/2016

    Photo: Hocoma Swizterland

    The robots are coming – and they are here to help

    As Europe’s population ages, the number of people requiring rehabilitation following neurological diseases such as stroke is expected to rise. Special…

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  4. 24/08/2016

    Disruptions to sleep patterns lead to an increased risk of suicides

    Peer reviewed paper

    The link between sleep problems and suicidal thoughts and behaviours is made starkly clear in new research from The University of Manchester, publishe…

    Manchester University

  5. 24/08/2016

    Species rich vegetation. Photo: WOUT BERGER

    Predicting plant-soil feedbacks from plant traits

    Peer reviewed paper

    In nature, plants cannot grow without soil biota like fungi and bacteria. Successful plants are able to harness positive, growth-promoting soil organi…

    Wageningen University and Research Centre

  6. 24/08/2016

    Desert illustration

    Arctic gives clues on worst mass extinction of life

    Peer reviewed paper

    Extreme global warming 252 million years ago caused a severe mass extinction of life on Earth. It took life up to 9 million years to recover. New stud…

    Tromso, University of (Universitetet i Tromsø - UiT)

Forthcoming events

  1. 28/09/2016

    Visions, opportunities and challenges for the bioeconomy in Southern Europe

    The bioeconomy offers southern Europe the opportunity to catalyse social, technological, and economic transformation towards inclusive, smart and sust…

    European Forest Institute

  2. 26/08/2016

    ‘Politicians need to get a better grip of international civil servants’

    Out of sight of national parliaments, the European Union takes decisions that have a far-reaching effect on the lives of citizens. Professor of Intern…

    Leiden, Universiteit

  3. 25/09/2016 — 28/09/2016

    2016 Annual Meeting of The Geological Society of America

    GSA Technical Program & Meeting Highlights  The Geological Society of America's Annual Meeting: 25-28 September, Denver, Colorado, USA Geoscientis…

    Geological Society of America, The (GSA)

  4. 16/09/2016 — 17/09/2016

    Shadow Chancellor to speak at University of Greenwich conference

    John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor, is just one of many high-profile speakers confirmed to attend a University of Greenwich conference next month.…

    Greenwich, University of

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