The world’s leading scientists and engineers in micro and nanoelectronics convene in San Francisco from December 15-17, 2014 for the 60th IEDM (IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting). They continue in its tradition of spotlighting technical breakthroughs in a wide range of applications, such as logic, memory, MEMs, sensors, displays, flexible electronics, biomedical imaging, power electronics, energy harvesting and more.
As Manchester University start-up 2-DTech signs a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) to become a project partner of the NGI (National Graphene Institute) Chalmers University, Sweden, offers a Graphene MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).
National Trust for Scotland is contacting all its 320,000 members urging them to support John Muir Trust’s opposition to the Stronelairg wind farm development that has already been strenuously opposed by both Scottish Natural Heritage, and the Cairngorms National Park Authority..
The UK has become Europe's most entrepreneurial economy and has climbed five places to fourth globally, according to the 2015 edition of the GEI (Global Entrepreneurship Index) according to Imperial College Business School with collaborators in London School of Economics and Unversities of Pécs and George Mason.
Giraffa camelopardalis is the archetypal African savanna animal, a fixture on every safari agenda as a fascinating animal. Contrary to many of the continent’s other wild animals, the long-necked lovelies are rather poorly studied. Based on their markings, distribution and genome, some nine subspecies are nrecognised – including the two subspecies Angola Giraffe (Giraffa c. angolensis) and South African Giraffe (Giraffa c. giraffa).
As NPL (National Physical Laboratory) and Manchester University sign a MOU (memorandum of understanding to work on quality and standards to bring graphene closer to practical use, ab approach to accelerate commercialisation of the remarkable 2D material, on the other side of the globe is Ionic Industries aka Grafitech, subsidiary of Australia's Strategic Energy Resources at work with Monash University to develop sustainable manufacture of graphene from natural graphite and grapheme-based nano-filtration membranes.
A new kind of clean, cheap battery that stores energy from solar and wind power has come to market. It is claimed as by far the cheapest of a new generation of large, long-lived batteries that could make it possible to rely heavily on intermittent, renewable energy sources.
Lesley Anne Glover, CBE, FRSE and FASM is a Scottish biologist and Professor of Molecular and Cell biology at the University of Aberdeen. But best of all, she can now put her indubitable skills to use where they are sorely needed, not wasting them as chief scientific adviser to the President of the European Commission, who is to dispose of all his policy advisors and clearly determined to get rid of the brightest women players too.
Gaberluzie was going to cover the marvellous Rosetta and Philae adventures using Leicestor University and its Professor Stan Cowley in-depth knowledge en route to landing on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and the recovery of a host of information, even if the little robot worker is not empowered by the sun ever again.
A New York Times article on the Failure Age may well be the coining of a descriptor term 'failurage' that not only addresses the impact of excessive innovatio, but also inevitable and implicitly hurtful accompanying impact.
Every year, 25,000 people die as a result of antimicrobial resistance in Europe. A global action plan against one of the greatest health threats of our time is the aim of a conference currently underway in Oslo. Representatives from 40 countries are attending the conference arranged by Norway together with six other countries and the WHO (World Health Organisation).
Six weeks of intense competition finds Joseph Nii Tettey Ashong has winner of ‘The Scholarship’, the Apprentice-style radio reality show offering one talented Ghanaian student a fully paid place at the University of Dundee.
Thync is creating a new category of wearable products based on advanced neuroscience, and engineering the first lifestyle wearable that uses neurosignaling algorithms– waveforms that signal neural pathways –to shift and optimise people's state of mind in areas related to energy, calm, and focus.
Arthritis pain in dogs can be relieved, with no side effects, by a new product based on medicinal plants and dietary supplements that was developed at the University of Montreal’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
More than 100 researchers from 10 countries collaborating can announce the results of an unprecedented scientific study that resolves the history of insect evolution. The results, published in Science, include answers to many long held questions about the evolutionary history of the world’s largest and most diverse group of organisms.
Marta Kwiatkowska, Professor of Computing Systems and a Fellow of Trinity College, University of Oxford, will be awarded an honorary doctorate degree at KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s annual conferment of doctoral degrees ceremony, on November 21, in the Stockholm Concert Hall.
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