Tag Archives: biology

University of Dundee led scientists explained how the switches that control signals to and from your brain across your body, making it possible for us to move, think and feel, are controlled

DUNDEE, 23-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — An electrifying puzzle that has evaded scientists for more than half a century, likened to a cellular Mexican wave, has finally been explained, according to a team of European scientists led by the University of Dundee. … Read the full press release

Dr Will Johnson of Loughborough University: the concept of ‘healthy obesity’ is inherently flawed

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The on-going debate over whether ‘health obesity’ exists is diverting attention away from effective medical research as academics continue to use the confusing classification. The concept – which relates to people with high BMI but … Read the full press release

Bouygues Construction to build the future Biology – Pharmacy – Chemistry (BPC) Centre on the Plateau de Saclay

PARIS, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Paris-Sud University and the Platon Saclay project company, led by Bouygues Construction, has signed a public-private partnership contract for the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the future Biology – Pharmacy – Chemistry (BPC) Centre … Read the full press release

University of Exeter led researchers to examine commonly used social science techniques

EXETER, 15-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Scientists have produced a series of papers designed to improve research on conservation and the environment. A group of researchers, led by the University of Exeter, have contributed to a special feature of the journal Methods in Ecology … Read the full press release

Biology and not attitude might be the cause of apathy – Oxford University

Can’t be bothered to read on? It might be due looser connections in your brain OXFORD, 18-11-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — When brain scientists at Oxford University studied apathy, they didn’t expect to see less motivated people making more effort. Their … Read the full press release

“The Scientist” – the documentary about the life and work of Raphael Mechoulam

TEL AVIV, Israel, 30-7-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — In 1964 Professor Raphael Mechoulam was on a public bus carrying 5 kilos of premium Lebanese hashish in a plastic bag to his laboratory at the Weitzmann Institute in Rehovot. That noticeably fragrant … Read the full press release

University of York research: Bacteria are as individual as people

YORK, 20-1-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Bacteria are as individual as people, according to new research by Professor Peter Young and his team in the Department of Biology at the University of York. Bacteria are essential to health, agriculture and the environment, … Read the full press release

Bayer Science & Education Foundation launches new round of funding – Applications now possible online till July 15, 2013

Bayer foundation scholarships – EUR 200,000 for work and study abroad Support for ambitious study projects in the fields of science, engineering, medicine and teacher training in scientific subjects / Hermann Strenger scholarships to sponsor career-training projects abroad  Leverkusen, 5-6-2013 … Read the full press release