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Stroke Action Plan for Europe rolls out

The European Stroke Organisation's Stroke Action Plan for Europe aims to provide better patient care and implement strategies to reduce risk.

New brain implant can control animal behaviour for longer with remote wireless charging

An international team of researchers has engineered a tiny brain implant that can be wirelessly recharged from outside the body.

New review of the use of Artificial Intelligence in treating and diagnosing brain disease

Italian scientists have examined the use of AI in treating brain disease to determine the value of advanced algorithms in a clinical setting.

New blood test can diagnose Alzheimer’s prior to cognitive impairment

Researchers have developed a new blood test to help diagnose people with Alzheimer’s disease up to 20 years before the onset of cognitive impairment. This...

Vasopressin: a potential biomarker for autism spectrum disorder

Using a rare archive of cerebrospinal fluid samples, researchers have identified vasopressin as a potential biomarker for autism spectrum disorder. Research conducted at Stanford University...

Targeted therapy for neurological disease

A study from the University of Cincinnati has shown that a targeted therapy, often used to treat cancers, may be beneficial in treating neurological...

Endocannabinoid signalling in olfactory neural circuits

Thomas Heinbockel presents groundbreaking evidence that the endocannabinoid system plays a role in regulating neuronal activity in the main olfactory bulb. The cannabis plant Cannabis...

EU project to create a precise Alzheimer’s diagnosis instrument

This September will mark the launch of EU Horizon 2020 project DECIDE which aims to develop and launch an e-service for the early diagnosis...

Detecting epileptic foci in the human brain

Researchers at Yokohama City University, Japan, have developed a compound that helps doctors detect epileptic foci in the human brain. A radiotracer specifically binds to...

Promoting neuroscience in Europe with FENS

Founded in 1998 at the first Forum of European Neuroscience, the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) is the voice of neuroscience in Europe. FENS...

Zellweger UK: A glimmer of hope

Peroxisome biogenesis disorders in the Zellweger spectrum (PBD-ZSD) are a heterogeneous group of genetic disorders caused by mutations in PEX genes responsible for normal...

Preclinical drug development for childhood cancers

Research at Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (Greehey CCRI) has been at the forefront of improving relevant preclinical models for developing new therapeutics. Cancer in...

Chronic hepatitis B remains a global health problem

Re-designing the hepatitis B vaccine: helping WHO achieve one of the 2030 elimination targets as Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) remains a global health problem. According...

Neuro-electric waves in the brain

Neural Engineering is a new discipline at the interface between engineering and neuroscience; Dr Durand’s research combines computational neuroscience, engineering and electrophysiology to solve...

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Achieving net zero goals through optimising nuclear reactor safety

EPRI and Vanderbilt University highlight the importance of incorporating risk insights early in the advanced nuclear reactor design process to shorten schedules and enhance...

A look at historic breakthroughs in flood mapping from space

Dr Guy Schumann, the Founder and CEO of RSS-Hydro, details the fascinating technological evolution of flood mapping from space. The Landsat series of satellites is...

Exploring the pros and cons of nuclear energy

Researchers at the University of Oklahoma’s Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis discuss evolving public perspectives on the future of nuclear energy in...

Facilitating advanced nuclear reactor technology through fuel innovation

Elizabeth Sooby PhD, Assistant Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio, discusses the need for fuel innovation and discovery to enable advanced...

Partner News

Hatch to design, test and manage all DLE programmes for LithiumBank

LithiumBank Resources brings on engineering firm Hatch to work directly on the Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project with two direct lithium extraction (DLE) technology companies. LithiumBank...

From Independence Day to energy independence in the US

Brent Wilson, the CEO of Galvanic Energy, discusses the necessity of achieving energy independence and the future of lithium battery production in the US. This...

Argentina Lithium commences lithium exploration at Rincon West

Argentina Lithium & Energy Corp announces the commencement of lithium exploration drilling at its Rincon West project in Salta Province, Argentina. At the Rincon West...

Aeramentum Resources Limited launch its initial public offering

Australian Mineral Exploration company Aeramentum Resources Limited, launched its initial public offering on the Australian Securities Exchange on 17 May, 2022. Aeramentum owns the Treasure...

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New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies. In order to facilitate advanced nuclear technologies, stable materials...

Developing advanced nuclear reactors using ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage

Researchers at the University of Michigan are utilising ion irradiation to accelerate neutron damage, thus paving the way for the development of advanced nuclear...

Developing innovative techniques to investigate winter soil processes

Professors Philippe Van Cappellen and Fereidoun Rezanezhad from the Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Institute at the University of Waterloo discuss how they are...

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our...

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Ceylon Graphite: Advancing graphite production through shares offer

Ceylon Graphite Corp. (CYL) has upsized its private placement for gross proceeds of up to $3,500,000 to advance graphite production at its K1 and...

UK and Australia collaboration: Enhancing UK space command capabilities

Northern Space and Security Limited (NORSS) has announced an ARTISM contract that will create a minimum of 13 jobs and enhance the UK's space...

First acetylene-based conductive additives plant to be built in the US

Orion Engineered Carbons (NYSE: OEC), a speciality chemical company, announced plans on 5 May 2022 to build the first US acetylene-based conductive additives plant. It...

Avalon enters into $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement

Avalon Advanced Materials enters into a $3,000,000 convertible security funding agreement to accelerate separation rapids lithium work. Toronto, ON – Avalon Advanced Materials Inc. (TSX:...