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
The UK’s greenest city will host a spectacular opening ceremony that includes performances from tight-wire artists and acrobats. Travelling along a high wire 27 metres above the ground, world-famous tight-wire artist Jade Kindar-Martin will ride her bicycle between two landmark buildings in the Hotwells area of the city. Adding to the performance will be a…
International Innovation recently featured EC Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, in Issue 141: Seeds of Change,who spoke about reform in the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) for sustainable resource extraction. Maritime Spatial Planning is seen as a cornerstone to effective CFP implementation as it maps all activities (shipping, offshore energy and aquaculture) to prevent conflicts…
With the 20th International AIDS Conference about to take place in Melbourne, Australia, International Innovation looks back over 33 years of HIV/AIDS treatment, and profiles the latest hopes for a cure.
International Innovation gives a brief introduction to the diversity of extrasolar planetary bodies, and examines the varieties of exoplanet that have been discovered so far – as well as those whose existence has been hypothesised by astronomers.