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
For one week in August, Heidelberg once again becomes a focal point of the world of mathematics and computer science. Recipients of the most prestigious prizes in the fields of mathematics and computer science are coming together to share ideas with young researchers.
From August 23 to 28, the 3rd Heidelberg Laureate Forum gathers 27 recipients of the ACM A.M. Turing Award, the Fields Medal, the Abel Prize, and the...11.08.2015 | Read more
University of Montreal researchers present new technology at SIGGRAPH 2015 Conference
Researchers at the University of Montreal have developed techniques that enable computer cursors to interact in 3D in single or multiuser, local or remote...10.08.2015 | Read more
NIT is launching from September 2015 a new series of events entitled NIT Impact Sessions. Under the heading “Success 4.0 – Is Your Company Fit for the Future?” experts with practical expertise will provide an outlook into tomorrow’s digitalized working world. In small groups business leaders will learn which digital trends are worth taking up.
Management and organizational processes are changing rapidly. Generation Y, digitalization, Industry 4.0, and demographic change are exerting a fundamental...04.08.2015 | Read more
Based on the successful events held in 2012 and 2014 in Potsdam the scope of this conference is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for the discussion of novel developments and trends in the field of bio-inspired materials research. The 3rd Euro Bio-inspired will take place from 22 - 25 February 2016 in Potsdam, Germany.
Accordingly, the whole spectrum of biological materials will be covered. Topics will encompass the formation mechanisms as well as the characterization of...23.07.2015 | Read more
November 3-4, 2015 – Cologne Germany
Experts from the humanities, science and research, economics and politics will discuss current questions concerning the artistic design, technological...10.07.2015 | Read more
Longer, more severe, and hotter droughts and a myriad of other threats, including diseases and more extensive and severe wildfires, are threatening to transform some of the world's temperate forests, a new study published in Science has found. Without informed management, some forests could convert to shrublands or grasslands within the coming decades.
"While we have been trying to manage for resilience of 20th century conditions, we realize now that we must prepare for transformations and attempt to ease...
A University of Oklahoma astrophysicist and his Chinese collaborator have found two supermassive black holes in Markarian 231, the nearest quasar to Earth, using observations from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.
The discovery of two supermassive black holes--one larger one and a second, smaller one--are evidence of a binary black hole and suggests that supermassive...
A team of European researchers have developed a model to simulate the impact of tsunamis generated by earthquakes and applied it to the Eastern Mediterranean. The results show how tsunami waves could hit and inundate coastal areas in southern Italy and Greece. The study is published today (27 August) in Ocean Science, an open access journal of the European Geosciences Union (EGU).
Though not as frequent as in the Pacific and Indian oceans, tsunamis also occur in the Mediterranean, mainly due to earthquakes generated when the African...
In mountainous regions earthquakes often cause strong landslides, which can be exacerbated by heavy rain. However, after an initial increase, the frequency of these mass wasting events, often enormous and dangerous, declines, in fact independently of meteorological events and aftershocks.
These new findings are presented by a German-Franco-Japanese team of geoscientists in the current issue of the journal Geology, under the lead of the GFZ...
Bacteria do not cease to amaze us with their survival strategies. A research team from the University of Basel's Biozentrum has now discovered how bacteria enter a sleep mode using a so-called FIC toxin. In the current issue of “Cell Reports”, the scientists describe the mechanism of action and also explain why their discovery provides new insights into the evolution of pathogens.
For many poisons there are antidotes which neutralize their toxic effect. Toxin-antitoxin systems in bacteria work in a similar manner: As long as a cell...
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