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Developing bioreactor technology

Developing bioreactor technology for hydrogen storage

A group of microbiologists from the Geothe University Frankfurt utilise acetogenic bacteria to develop bioreactor technology for hydrogen storage.  Efforts to combat climate change are...
Orthopaedic implants

Developing materials to overcome AMR in orthopaedic implants

AIMed is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network (Horizon2020 MSCA-ITN) training 15 early-stage researchers to develop materials with antimicrobial properties suitable for use on...
Species Movement

Predicting the movement of species with computer simulations

A collaborative team of researchers, including the University of Reading, have developed computer simulations to predict the movement of species. Scientists have observed that moths...
Atlantic salmon performance

Recirculating aquaculture systems: Improving Atlantic salmon performance

The RAS 4.0 project, led by Norwegian food research institute Nofima, is designed to optimise recirculating aquaculture systems to improve the welfare and performance...
Spinal Cord

Scientists investigate the origins of the human spine

A research team from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory at the University of Barcelona has demonstrated for the first time how the cellular structures...
sand extraction

Creating a sustainable alternative to naturally occurring sand extraction

Researchers discover a viable and more sustainable substitute to sand in order to reduce the environmental impacts of naturally occurring sand extraction. Other than water,...
biofilter bacteria

Understanding biofilter bacteria in recirculating aquaculture systems

Marineholmen RASLab’s CEO Dr Mark Powell and Research Coordinator Dr Irene Roalkvam explain what genome sequencing can tell us about biofilter bacteria in recirculating...
coral reef bleaching

Scientists analyse coral reef bleaching to see if they can self-restore

Scientists have discovered evidence that coral reefs in remote or protected areas can quickly recover from mass coral reef bleaching events. Two years after the...
Hair Cells

Sea anemone gene linked to development of auditory cells in humans

A research team from the University of Arkansas has made a link between the developmental gene for touch in sea anemones and the development...
Pollination survival

Flowers’ visible colours can help to ensure pollination survival

Different substances that are invisible to the human eye and found in the petals of flowers, attract insects with a ‘bulls-eye’ that is the...
Arctic Permafrost

Arctic permafrost thawing amid unexpected summer rainfall

A research team from Wageningen University and Research (WUR) has discovered an increased acceleration in the rate that the Arctic permafrost is thawing. Why is...
Pollinator

The SPRING project: An EU-wide monitoring system for pollinators

To meet the goals laid out in the SPRING project, a collaborative research team consisting of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) and...
RNA Molecules

Scientists investigate RNA binding proteins in bacteria

Cynthia Sharma, a researcher from The Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg (JMU), investigates how bacteria adapts to changing environments, with a specific focus on...
Sustainable cattle farming

How sustainable cattle farming in Brazil could help to reduce carbon emissions

A research team from the University of Colorado Boulder, demonstrates the importance of customised assistance strategies to help Brazilian cattle ranchers adopt sustainable cattle...
Neuromorphic Technology

Scientists to revolutionise neuromorphic computer technology

A research team from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern has received a grant to build an artificial brain that will revolutionise neuromorphic computer technology. Junior...
Symmetry

Scientists investigate the importance of symmetry in evolution

A research team from the University of Bergen has conducted an experiment to determine the importance of symmetry in evolution. Scientists have observed that symmetry...
Tropical Fish

Scientists develop novel model to predict tropical fish migration patterns

A research team from Hokkaido University has developed a model that can predict the tropical fish migration patterns of six different species, as sea...
Bioenergy

Renewable bioenergy generation aided by ‘skyscraper’ bacteria

A research team from the University of Cambridge has developed ‘skyscrapers’ for communities of bacteria to aid in renewable bioenergy generation. How did scientists develop...
Vampyropod

Discovery of fossil revolutionises structure of Vampyropoda

Collaborative research conducted by the American Museum of Natural History and Yale University, reveals a new species of Vampyropoda, with 10 arms rather than...
Bacteria

Novel machine learning technique revolutionises bacterial identification

A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has developed a ‘fingerprint’ algorithm to aid in a quicker and...

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