At the European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) 2015, several events were held focusing on the topic of sustainable healthcare systems and health system performance. As well as looking at ways of facing challenges such as multi-morbidity against the background of an aging population, the objective was among other things to explore effective implementation of optimum primary healthcare.
Across Europe, increasing importance is being attached to issues related to the efficient delivery of primary healthcare in the context of sustainable...01.10.2015 | Read more
Invitation to the Micro B3 Final Conference from 2 to 4 November 2015
Royal Flemish Academy for Science and the Arts,
Hertogsstraat/Rue Ducale 1, B-1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Micro B3 is a large integrative European Project, which is processing large amounts of data from worldwide marine research campaigns with modern bioinformatic...30.09.2015 | Read more
Alzheimer’s disease affects approximately 35 million people worldwide, and currently one million people are estimated to be affected in Germany. With the increasing life expectancy, scientists are concerned that the incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease will double in the next 25 years if it is not possible to treat the disease or prevent its onset. “We are gaining clearer insights into how Alzheimer’s develops,” said Professor Thomas Willnow of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) on the occasion of World Alzheimer’s Day. He hopes that these insights will lead to the development of new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
Alzheimer’s researchers at the MDC pursue various approaches to better diagnose and treat the disease. Professor Willnow is searching for the genetic causes of...17.09.2015 | Read more
Understanding our brain with the help of computer models—this is the aim of the participants of the Bernstein Conference 2015 that will take place from September 15th – 17th, 2015, at Heidelberg University. Attracting more than 500 scientists, the Bernstein Conference is the largest annual conference in the field of Computational Neuroscience in Europe. Highlights of the conference will be the presentation of the Valentino Braitenberg Award for Computational Neuroscience and the Bernstein Award 2015. For the public, there will be a public evening lecture on pain therapy.
The conference will be opened by Professor Dr. Bernhard Eitel, President of Heidelberg University, on Tuesday, September 15th, at 09:00 h, at Aula, building...09.09.2015 | Read more
Conference ‘Mensch und Computer 2015’
“Gemeinsam - Arbeit - Erleben” (Together - Work - Experience), that’s the motto of this year’s conference on “Mensch und Computer” which is taking place in...03.09.2015 | Read more
Verve grows for the pending 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) this August 23 - 28
200 meticulously selected young researchers from over 50 nations gather in Heidelberg from August 23 – 28 to meet the recipients of the ACM A.M. Turing Award,...20.08.2015 | Read more
Multi-talented – and made from shrimp shells: Chitosan is a sustainable raw material with very useful properties, e. g. for appliance in medicine and agriculture. Chitosan experts from all over the world are meeting in Münster from August 30 to September 2 at the world’s largest Chitin and Chitosan Conference.
Chitosan is a real all-rounder – a sustainable raw material with very useful properties. For example: the substance obtained from chitin stimulates the immune...20.08.2015 | Read more
Conference "Large Farm Management 2015" from 16th to 18th September 2015 in Kiev
More than 500 guests from business, science and politics are anticipated to attend the sixth international conference "Large Farm Management 2015" in Kiev,...19.08.2015 | Read more
Scientists face the ethical challenges of computational science
The 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), from August 23-28, hosts a multi-faceted discussion riveted on Big Data and resolving challenges produced by...17.08.2015 | Read more
International conference of the expert group on program research in Hannover (Institute of Vocational Education and Adult Education)
As yet, program planning in adult education has not been well researched on an international level. This is rather surprising, considering that the planning...12.08.2015 | Read more
An interdisciplinary team of researchers has built the first prototype of a miniature particle accelerator that uses terahertz radiation instead of radio...
At present, tiny magnetic whirls – so called skyrmions – are discussed as promising candidates for bits in future robust and compact data storage devices. At...
In cooperation with the Center for Nano-Optics of Georgia State University in Atlanta (USA), scientists of the Laboratory for Attosecond Physics of the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität have made simulations of the processes that happen when a layer of carbon atoms is irradiated with strong laser light.
Electrons hit by strong laser pulses change their location on ultrashort timescales, i.e. within a couple of attoseconds (1 as = 10 to the minus 18 sec). In...
At the exhibition BATTERY + STORAGE as part of WORLD OF ENERGY SOLUTIONS 2015 in Stuttgart, the Fraunhofer Institutes for Laser Technology ILT and for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS will be showing how laser technology can be used to manufacture batteries both cost- and energy-efficiently.
In the truest sense, it’s all about watts at the Dresden-based Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS and the Aachen-based Fraunhofer...
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