An international, interdisciplinary group of researchers from the Clinical Institute of Neurology at the MedUni Vienna, demonstrates, through the use of a new antibody, how Parkinson's disease spreads from cell to cell in the human brain.
As an ambitious, aggressive government campaign against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa has begun in Sierra Leone, the disease's shape shifting expertise is revealed by an extensve team of researchers with the Scripps Research Institute while a Swedish geoinformatics expert urges the mappingof fruit bat habitats for disease causes and transmission.
EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) outbreak in Western Africa highlights an urgent need to close the communication gap between scientists, journalists and communities. Beyond the devastation of EVD, poor communication has heightened apprehension among the public, potentially seeding confusion among scientists and journalists who report the outbreak.
The quirkiest take on the referendum lies in the hands of Orkney and Shetland as if either or both islands vote ‘No’ and Scotland as a whole votes ‘Yes’, it is possible that one or both might seek to hold a local referendum to decide their own futures, severally or acting together.
Scientists in Northern Italy are experimenting with unusual and totally eco-friendly sound and odour devices to keep insects from their cultivated fields. Studies suggest that the methods could be as efficient in protecting crops as any chemical based pesticides.
Major VAT rule changes that impact how tens of thousands of UK e-service providers that do business in the EU are less than four months away when on 1st January 2015, VAT on e-services must be calculated based on the end customer’s location. The majority of those affected are unprepared and at risk of heavy non-compliance penalties.
A change in the mobile device landscape is reported by Enterprise mobility experts at Peak-Ryzex as customer demand for consumer devices changes the landscape of rugged devices used for business applications. It comes at a time when the UK wide retailer Phones 4 U goes into administration, putting 5,596 jobs at risk with the chain blaming EE and Vodafone for failure to renew contracts..
Sheila Kennedy, an internationally recognised architect, innovator and educator is 2014 recipient of the Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Professorship and Prize. She is also a Professor of the Practice of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture & Planning,and the first woman to hold that position at MIT. Like women in IT, architecture has formerly always favoured male proponents
Some £60million in funding from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund, the Technology Strategy Board and Masdar, the Abu Dhabi-based clean technology and renewable energy company, is to create the GEIC, that should strengthen and enrich the Manchester based NGI (National Graphene Institute).
The Stonehenge landscape has been the focal point of archaeological studies for more than four centuries. However, no detailed mapping of buried landforms have been conducted, although knowledge about this is pivotal to understanding the prehistoric occupation of such an enigmatic landscape.
Seven Fraunhofer Institutes have presented their latest developments in seafaring and navigation at the SMM Convention in Hamburg this month. while the Norwegian Marine Technology Research Institute Sintef MARINTEK believe that in 10-20 years there will be 200 metre cargo vessels plying the oceans without a captain or crew. But for this to happen, the emerging hard and soft technology will need to be seen working working on existing vessels.
“We know what we are looking for, we just haven’t found it yet." Research between Surrey and Ben-Gurion Universities (Israel) uncovers a new method to detect Majorana particles, a key element for a next-generation quantum computing platform.
GE has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Appliances business to Electrolux for $3.3 billion. As part of the transaction, GE has entered into a long-term agreement with Electrolux to continue the use of the GE Appliances brand.
The offshore renewables ‘Protocol for Archaeological Discoveries’, initially implemented in draft form by Wessex Archaeology in 2010, has already helped to protect over 400 discoveries, such as peat and wood, that offer insight into the past environment of the Dogger Bank area of the North Sea, and evidence of our rich maritime heritage including an historic cannon investigated in 2012.
It's an interesting exercise to consider a recent infographic for the five most wanted features for the iPhone 6 and what Apple has launched with iPhone 6 and iPhone 6+ in its determination to have a two tier state of interaction and mobility.
Gaberlunzie, who this morning awoke among the Pentland Hills saw from one place both the full moon about to set in the sky, while the sun rose gloriously at the same time and then should sent ComputeScotland a telegram, urging that his page must tell the world he wants to remain in the same place with England and Wales with Ireland across the water.
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