Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) funds thousands of top researchers at universities and institutes and steers the course of Dutch science by means of subsidies and research programs.

Address
P/O Box 93138 - NL2509 AC Den Haag, The Netherlands
E-mail
nwo@nwo.nl
Fax
+31 (0)70 385 09 71
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Manipulating magnetic forces with light

The magnetic forces in magnetic materials like iron can be rapidly manipulated with light. Rubicon Researcher Johan Mentink, together with Martin Eckstein from the University of Hamburg CFEL/MPSD, has theoretically ...

Aug 06, 2014 4.5 / 5 (11) 1

Many genes are switched on by default

Contrary to common scientific belief, many genes are switched "on" by default. These findings are from a study by Prof. Dr. Frank Holstege of University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht that has been published in the April 24 ...

Apr 25, 2014 5 / 5 (5) 1

Broader discussion about shale gas needed

Proponents and opponents of shale gas extraction base their cases on the same values. However, they disagree about how justice should be done to these values. Furthermore, government policy is not in line with the public ...

Mar 27, 2014 5 / 5 (1) 0

Comforting chatbot

Chatting with the customer service is now considered normal. But what if 'Eva', 'John' or 'Julia' were capable of not just solving technical problems but also providing us with emotional support? Janneke van der Zwaan investigated ...

Feb 05, 2014 not rated yet 0

Successful remigration is a myth

(Phys.org) —Migrants that return to their home country rarely stay there for the rest of their life. Much more common is 'circular migration', where migrants live alternatingly in host and home countries and are therefore ...

Jun 27, 2013 1 / 5 (1) 0