Category Archives: Science

27Jan/22

Study Heralds a New Transformative Solution for the Crop Destroying Fall Armyworm

Oxitec Ltd, the leading developer of biological solutions to control pests that transmit disease, destroy crops and harm livestock, today announced the publication of early results heralding a new, transformative crop protection solution for the sustainable management of one of the world’s most devastating crop pests.
The fall armyworm targets maize and is estimated to be responsible for more than US$10 billion in annual crop damage and losses around the world. Continue reading

13Jan/22

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials Research: Review article on self-assembly as a key player for materials nanoarchitectonics receives the 2021 STAM Best Paper Award

A review article written by Katsuhiko Ariga of NIMS and colleagues published in Science and Technology of Advanced Materials in 2019 provides a comprehensive overview of recent progress of self-assembly in materials nanoarchitectonics. The review article was awarded the 2021 STAM Best Paper Award. Continue reading

02Nov/21

Google Workspace for Women in Tech

Purity Nakaonga is a Laboratory Technologist at University Teaching Hospital (UTH), in Zambia who has found Google Workspace highly valuable in her work as medical technologist. She has also found time to start her own business using the Google For Startups resources.

Medical Laboratory technologist at University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Zambia


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10Sep/21

Spaghetti Served at CERN

A group of scientists from NUST MISIS has developed a new technology for the production of an absorber for the electromagnetic particle calorimeter for the LHCb experiment at CERN (Geneva, Switzerland). The purpose of the experiment is to explain and understand why antimatter disappeared during the evolution of the Universe. The unique properties of a special lead-antimony alloy and a cassette technology for replacing light-emitting fibers will allow meeting strict technical requirements, simplifying maintenance and extending the life of the calorimeter. Continue reading

05Apr/21

New Animal-Free Solutions Join the Molecular Farming Revolution

Moolec Science is a global Ag-Foodtech company with the purpose of improving the affordability of animal-free food solutions. Moolec’s technological platform is based on Molecular Farming, a hybrid approach to plant and cell-based production technologies for alternative proteins. Continue reading

14Mar/21

Lingnan University scholar discovers novel reproductive behaviour in native frog species

The Science Unit of Lingnan University (LU) in Hong Kong has reported a novel form of reproductive behaviour observed in a native frog species, Lau’s Leaf Litter Toad (Leptobrachella laui). Unconventionally, the female frog positions herself on top of the male, which is a reverse of the more usual mating arrangement. Continue reading

08Feb/21

AETA – A Revolutionary Breakthrough in the Forecasting of Earthquakes

SHENZHEN, China, Feb. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Recently, a research team from Peking University began working on a system designed to forecast earthquakes days before they occur with promisingly accurate results. People have begun moving into the digital world of harnessing big data and training AI to greatly assist mankind. Continue reading

21Nov/17

Brain activity shows dogs learn in their sleep, say Hungarian scientists

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (NOVEMBER 17, 2017) (REUTERS) – Scientists in Hungary say they have measured brain activity in dogs which shows they learn during their sleep.
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