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’s Dr Ben Skuse will be presenting at the Science in Public event taking place on 9-10 July 2015 at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Hosted by the Science Communication Unit, the theme of the conference is ‘Science in Public: research, practice, impact’. Now in its 10th year, the Science in…
International Innovation examines the actions that countries across the globe are taking to mitigate climate change – activities that are in line with the UN’s latest climate change report.
As its underlying pathological mechanisms are not fully understood, asthma is currently under-diagnosed and under-treated, representing a burden for patients and families alike. International Innovation explores asthma’s alarming prevalence and the strategies emerging to control and prevent it, with a focus on Australia.
International Innovation’s Katherine MacInnes discusses panspermia, the theory that microorganisms or chemical precursors to life can move between planets and are the origin of life on Earth. Most recently, the Rosetta mission has joined the hunt for evidence to support this idea, which dates back around 150 years. Panspermia was little known until 1908, taking…