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
The Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) will present how laser-based technologies can contribute to the laboratory of the future at the LABVOLUTION in Hannover in Hall 9, Stand E67/09, from October 6th to 8th, 2015. As a part of the model lab smartLAB, the LZH is showing how additive manufacturing, better known as 3-D printing, can make experimental setups more flexible.
Twelve partners from science and industry are presenting an intelligent and innovative model lab at the special display smartLAB. A part of this intelligent...
Before embarking on a transcontinental journey, jet airplanes fill up with tens of thousands of gallons of fuel. In the event of a crash, such large quantities of fuel increase the severity of an explosion upon impact.
Researchers at Caltech and JPL have discovered a polymeric fuel additive that can reduce the intensity of postimpact explosions that occur during accidents and...
When surgical residents need to practice a complicated procedure to fashion a new ear for children without one, they typically get a bar of soap, carrot or an apple.
To treat children with a missing or under-developed ear, experienced surgeons harvest pieces of rib cartilage from the child and carve them into the framework...
Walking an obstacle course on Earth is relatively easy. Walking an obstacle course on Earth after being in space for six months is not quite as simple. The...
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