More than 100 international guests will take part in the “AC21 International Forum 2016” from April 30 through May 3 at the TU Chemnitz – the theme is “Networks of Innovation for the Transformation of Society through Science”
In just a few days, the 8th “AC21 International Forum” is set to begin, which is the largest and most important event put on by the “Academic Consortium for...27.04.2016 | Read more
This year's topic of the PCIM Conference in May, in Nuremberg, is the future of power electronics. Prof. Manfred W. Gekeler will present his research results regarding efficiency and electro-magnetic compatibility at the international leading trade fair and conference for power electronics, intelligent drive technology, renewable energies and energy management.
Inverters are used to convert DC voltage into AC voltage and are deployed in three-phase drives, for feeding power of renewable sources (solar or wind) into...15.04.2016 | Read more
Fraunhofer ISE Presents New Research Results at the Berlin ENERGY DAYS
The Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE presents its newest results on grid-supportive buildings and urban quarters at the Berlin ENERGY DAYS on...12.04.2016 | Read more
Biobanks are valuable assets for leading-edge medical and environmental research. Against this background, representatives from international biobank communities are assembling at ISBER’s Annual Meeting & Exhibits conference from 5 to 8 April 2016 in Berlin – with the aim of transferring knowledge and exploring the latest biobanking ideas and developments. By international comparison, German initiatives have made significant progress in recent years. During the session on 5 April, National Biobanking Day in Germany, leading experts from the nation will present the insights gained in medical biobanking.
Biobanking in Germany is largely funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), and is a key resource for medical and epidemiological...05.04.2016 | Read more
At the AERA Meeting in Washington, leading educational researchers from Germany and the United States will discuss the current state of research.
Experts from major institutions in the field of educational research – mostly from Germany and the US – will convene in Washington on April 9 to discuss...04.04.2016 | Read more
Premiere: The „AC21 International Forum“ will take place from 30 April to 3 May 2016 at Chemnitz – Registration open
In the era of globalization, universities are more than ever required to engage in worldwide networking because excellent scientific performance grounds in...22.03.2016 | Read more
Remelting a thin surface layer is an effective way to laser polish many metals and glasses. The focus of the two-day LaP conference, which will be held at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser technology ILT in Aachen on April 26 and 27, 2016, will be on presentations and practical demonstrations profiling the various techniques.
Two years ago, the first Conference on Laser Polishing was a huge success – attracting 70 participants and featuring 14 presentations by speakers from six...22.03.2016 | Read more
International crop modelling symposium shows new opportunities
For three days more than 300 scientists from 47 nations have exchanged ideas in Berlin-Adlershof, scientists who are using computer models to understand...22.03.2016 | Read more
More than 1,000 healthcare practitioners, researchers and policy experts are expected June 9–11, 2016, in Stuttgart, Germany for the International Congress for Integrative Health & Medicine (ICIHM) to discuss the latest research, promising clinical approaches and successful integrative care models from around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO)’s call to action on chronic diseases and antibiotic resistance will be a focus of the conference.
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EEHE - Electric & Electronic Systems in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles and Electrical Energy Management - International Conference in Wiesloch (near Heidelberg) on 8-9 June 2016 - Simultaneous Translation provided!
Ever stricter emissions requirements in the automotive sector are an imperative for OEMs to reassess energy saving potentials and to search for smart...08.03.2016 | Read more
Using an ultra fast-scanning atomic force microscope, a team of researchers from the University of Basel has filmed “living” nuclear pore complexes at work for the first time. Nuclear pores are molecular machines that control the traffic entering or exiting the cell nucleus. In their article published in Nature Nanotechnology, the researchers explain how the passage of unwanted molecules is prevented by rapidly moving molecular “tentacles” inside the pore.
Using high-speed AFM, Roderick Lim, Argovia Professor at the Biozentrum and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute of the University of Basel, has not only directly...
If a person pushes a broken-down car alone, there is a certain effect. If another person helps, the result is the sum of their efforts. If two micro-particles are pushing another microparticle, however, the resulting effect may not necessarily be the sum their efforts. A recent study published in Nature Communications, measured this odd effect that scientists call “many body.”
In the microscopic world, where the modern miniaturized machines at the new frontiers of technology operate, as long as we are in the presence of two...
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute Stuttgart have developed self-propelled tiny ‘microbots’ that can remove lead or organic pollution from contaminated water.
Working with colleagues in Barcelona and Singapore, Samuel Sánchez’s group used graphene oxide to make their microscale motors, which are able to adsorb lead...
Neutron scattering and computational modeling have revealed unique and unexpected behavior of water molecules under extreme confinement that is unmatched by any known gas, liquid or solid states.
In a paper published in Physical Review Letters, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory describe a new tunneling state of...
Honeycomb structures as the basic building block for industrial applications presented using holo pyramid
Researchers of the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) will introduce their latest developments in the field of bionic lightweight design at Hannover Messe from 25...
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