Neuroscientists at the University of Oxford are investigating the pathways that lead to dopamine transmission in the brain; their observations challenge long-held beliefs surrounding neural function in this area and could have implications for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and addiction
IEEE PES’s Executive Director Patrick Ryan outlines the Society’s scope, highlighting its growing presence as a leading provider of scientific and engineering information on electric power and energy for the betterment of the global society
The gap between the numbers of STEM jobs versus the number of highly skilled professionals ready to fulfil these positions is a problem that appears to be growing. International Innovation examines how industries and governments are adapting to meet the needs of an increasingly technological world
International Innovation is delighted to announce that it is extending its collaboration with MarketsandMarkets (MnM) Conferences and will be supporting two more of this year’s events. The media partnership supports joint goals in promoting the latest research and advancements in the healthcare industry. MnM Conferences attract respected speakers from across the world and a global…
In light of entertaining ant-related findings publicised this week, Digital Editor Ben McCluskey argues that studies on bizarre animal behaviour can provide researchers with opportunities for outreach that go beyond the norm. Among this week’s many research headlines, one story that stood out concerned Paratrechina longicornis. Why? Well, first off there’s the brilliance of their…
A brief insight into the benefits and disadvantages of tailored genetics-based care.
Maryse de la Giroday explains how emerging innovations can provide much-needed alternatives to animal testing. She also shares highlights of the 9th World Congress on Alternatives to Animal Testing. ‘Guinea pigging’ is the practice of testing drugs that have passed in vitro and in vivo tests on healthy humans in a Phase I clinical trial. In…