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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...

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...

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...

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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US commits to global lithium battery revolution

Lithium Power International highlights the global impact of the US’s recent investment into the lithium battery revolution. The US Government’s commitment to the lithium battery...

Pioneering universal early warning systems for reducing natural disaster impacts

To ensure early warning systems for all can become a reality, countries must invest more into state-of-the-art data and technology. The concept of early warning...

Eclipse achieves early success in Greenland drilling programme

Eclipse Metals (ASX: EPM) has made encouraging progress in its Greenland drill programme to test and confirm the potential for polymetallic rare earth and...

Current and advanced nuclear reactors: How safe is safe enough?

Researchers at North Carolina State University are embracing risk technologies to enable and ensure safe, secure, and cost-competitive operations for the current and advanced...

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Galvanic Energy receives prestigious Vanguard Award

The Vanguard Award was given in light of Galvanic’s commitments to environmental stewardship, including EV and energy storage.

QPM’s positive feasibility study confirms TECH project credentials

Queensland Pacific Metals Ltd has announced the result of its advanced feasibility study for Stage 1 of its TECH project.

What is lithium used for, and where does it come from?

Brent Wilson of Galvanic Energy details how lithium is obtained around the world and its essential role in decarbonising the planet.

LPI produces battery-grade lithium carbonate from Maricunga project

Lithium Power International has produced lithium carbonate with a 99.92% purity battery grade at its Maricunga lithium project.

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American Lithium Minerals advances mineral exploration projects across North America

As nickel and manganese are essential to national security, AMLM are advancing their mineral exploration projects to find these commodities.

My inner dinosaur – what can palaeontology teach us about human anatomy?

Professor Dr P Martin Sander of the University Bonn's Paleontology Department takes us on the fascinating journey that forged human evolution and explains how...

Rapidly developing battery minerals by connecting electric vehicle end users upstream

To accelerate access by the electric vehicle (EV) industry to desperately needed battery minerals, QX Resources is directly linking the end users to multiple ‘upstream’...

Mass spectrometers for environmental applications

In the midst of a climate crisis, Hiden Analytical are using sustainable mass spectrometers in order to create sustainable technology for energy production. With the...

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Australian Government approves QPM’s TECH project for critical metals

Queensland Pacific Metals has received approval from the Government to develop the company’s TECH Project for critical metals.

Lithium Power International addresses media reports about Maricunga lithium brine project

Lithium Power International (LIPI) provides an update on recent Chilean media reports regarding the company's Maricunga lithium brine project.

LithiumBank reveal exceptional results from DLE testing at its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project

Lithiumbank has announced results from the Direct Lithium Extraction (DLE) test work on brine from its Boardwalk Lithium Brine Project.

Lithium Power International on-track to secure 100% ownership of Maricunga Lithium Brine project

Lithium Power International (LPI) has made significant progress on the planned consolidation of its Maricunga Lithium Brine project in Chile.