ESAFORM is a European association with the mission to stimulate applied and fundamental research in the field of material forming. Its annual conference is used to achieve one of the association’s main goals: Spreading scientific and technological information related to material forming within academic and industrial communities.
Date: 15th – 17th April 2015
Place: Graz University of Technology, Austria
The 18th International ESAFORM Conference on Material Forming (ESAFORM 2015) is jointly organised by Graz University of Technology and VIRTUAL VEHICLE Research...28.10.2014 | Read more
We live in an increasingly urbanized world. However, this simple and undisputable fact tells us little about how urbanization trends impact the form and functional patterns of cities.
Scholars have attempted to categorize and problematize the evolving urban forms using an array of conceptual frameworks including post-suburbanization,...22.10.2014 | Read more
Call for Papers for the symposium “Advanced Battery Power" ends on 31.10.2014
Scientists, developers and engineers meet on 28th -29th April 2015 in Aachen at the international symposium “Advanced Battery Power” to exchange the latest...16.10.2014 | Read more
From 9-10 October 2014 around 200 scientists met at the Leipzig Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology for the ninth Fraunhofer Life Science Symposium. Held every two years, this year the event focused on the theme "Medicinal Cell Products and Stem Cells for Medicinal Applications".
In recent years biomedical research has revealed numerous promising new approaches for the prevention and treatment of serious illnesses. The issue of stem...10.10.2014 | Read more
Joint Conference: German Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2014 and 7th International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses –16 and 17 October 2014 in Berlin
The current outbreaks of Ebola and MERS coronavirus vividly underline the significance of interdisciplinary collaboration in infection research; in particular...07.10.2014 | Read more
International and national experts in educational and higher education research meet with educational policy-makers and practitioners at Mainz University from November 28-29 / Registration deadline: October 20, 2014
In recent years, there has been increasing discussion of the efficiency of university teaching and the proper way of imparting professional teaching...06.10.2014 | Read more
Conference organized by the JGU American Studies division to be held from October 16 to 19, 2014
The American Studies division at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) plays host to the international conference entitled "Obama and Transnational...06.10.2014 | Read more
European research network to hold final conference at the Kirchhoff Institute for Physics
The European BrainScaleS project has made groundbreaking progress over the last four years by linking neuroscientific findings with mathematical modelling and...25.09.2014 | Read more
During the EHFG Congress, several high level press briefings will be held - for the constantly updated press programme please refer to www.ehfg.org/press-meetings2014.html
“Electing Health – The Europe We Want” is the timely theme of the upcoming European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) from October 1 – 3. Held in Austria's Bad...23.09.2014 | Read more
Conference INFORMATICS 2014 - „Big Data – Mastering Complexity“
Under the auspices of Prof. Johanna Wanka, Federal Minister of Education and Research, the 44th annual meeting of Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) is taking...22.09.2014 | Read more
A significant breakthrough in laser technology has been reported by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)...
Astronomers have caught their first glimpse of the invisible magnetic fields that sculpt solar systems.
Looking at a bright, nearby baby star and the dust swirling in its cradle, astronomers from the University of Illinois and six collaborating institutions were...
A new device facilitates the diagnosis for doctors: Through a visual analysis, they can reliably determine if they are dealing with carcinoma within a...
Quantum effects in nanometer-scale metallic structures provide a platform for combining molecular electronics and plasmonics
Plasmonic devices combine the ‘super speed’ of optics with the ‘super small’ of microelectronics. These devices exhibit quantum effects and show promise as...
In less than a minute, a miniature device developed at the University of Montreal can measure a patient's blood for methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug. Just as accurate and ten times less expensive than equipment currently used in hospitals, this nanoscale device has an optical system that can rapidly gauge the optimal dose of methotrexate a patient needs, while minimizing the drug's adverse effects. The research was led by Jean-François Masson and Joelle Pelletier of the university's Department of Chemistry.
Methotrexate has been used for many years to treat certain cancers, among other diseases, because of its ability to block the enzyme dihydrofolate reductase...
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