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 partner BIOVISION will host the 10th BIOVISION forum on 15-16 April 2015 at the Musée des Confluences in Lyon, France. Today’s health challenges include globalised epidemiological threats from communicable diseases – especially influenza, AIDS, hepatitis and Ebola – along with a host of noncommunicable diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases, which…
Acidification is one of the biggest challenges facing the world’s oceans, largely the result of human carbon dioxide emissions. Professor Alex Rogers, Professor in Conservation Biology at the University of Oxford, explains the problems caused by dropping pH, and how we can tackle it. If we look back to past extinction events, most of them are…
Infertility is a distressing but common condition that affects as many as one in six couples. International Innovation examines the latest scientific advances offering hope to would-be parents, including a controversial cutting-edge technique.
As media partner for the International Year of Light and Light-Based Technologies, International Innovation presents the highlights of the year’s first event – the Bath Illuminate 2015 festival