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 pleased to announce a new media partnership with the European network of science centres and museums, Ecsite. International Innovation is pleased to announce a new media partnership with the European network of science centres and museums, Ecsite. The collaboration will see the two organisations actively promoting each other’s news and events across…
Since 2008, the G20 leaders have met annually to coordinate global efforts in an effort to promote and sustain growth, as well as to ensure the future resilience of the global economy. The 2014 meeting saw tensions rising on the subject of climate change, and presented a glaring reminder of the importance of a coordinated…
Food allergies can have extremely severe, even fatal, consequences for sufferers, yet they are still not fully understood. International Innovation Editor Katie Smith explores the intricacies of this epidemic and outlines the new diagnostic and prevention techniques now underway. Food allergies have been prevalent for millennia – 2,000 years ago, the Roman philosopher and poet…
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.