Ocean science needs more funding

Facing critical dangers like rising seas and the impact of climate change on marine life, US scientists need more funding in the next decade, officials said Friday.

A powerful new class of lasers is in the making

Laser intensities have increased dramatically in recent years, opening up a whole new world of applications. To boost scientific research and economic competitiveness the EU is backing a bold new project to create the world's ...

'Science fiction' facility pushes research boundaries

A world-leading, room-sized virtual reality environment has been switched on at Monash University, allowing scientists to step inside their research and manipulate ultra high-resolution visualisations of data.

Building strong research infrastructures for the future

A recently completed EU project has made a significant contribution towards improving Europe's long term research capabilities. Knowledge generation and innovation directly depend on the quality and availability of research ...

Proteins under the (high-end) microscope

Two new transmission electron microscopes (TEM) will give Monash University researchers unprecedented insights into the structure and function of proteins and contribute to breakthroughs in treating conditions from cancer ...

Smoke from Canada Observed in Europe

This summer, Canada is experiencing unusually extensive wildfires. This week alone, 341 new forest fires have consumed a total area of 616,000 hectares. The smoke clouds produced by the fires in Canada have now reached Europe. ...

Airlines help researchers understand global climate change

Commercial aircraft are now being used to collect data which helps scientists to measure greenhouse gases, aerosols and cloud particles. This allows the collection of observational data on a scale and in numbers impossible ...

Aarhus University builds research station in North Greenland

Climate change is one of the major challenges facing the international community in the coming century. The warmer climate has already had a significant impact on the distribution of the sea ice, and has led to the advancement ...

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