With the launch of the WiFi4EU programme, the European Union is pledging €120 million to be put towards free, public Wi-Fi in municipalities across Europe, for the benefit of citizens,
Results of a 44-year-long study suggest that cardiovascular fitness in middle age lowers women’s risk of developing dementia later in life. These findings are the most recent in a growing
In perhaps the biggest news in neuroscience this year, a recent study has found that neurogenesis, a process by which new neurons are generated in the brain, grinds to a
By modelling the behaviour of a simple yeast cell, researchers have arrived at a unique understanding of a machine-learning algorithm that can simulate basic cell biology, opening the door to
At a time when science is increasingly challenged by pressure groups who would like to impose other paradigms on humanity, the death of Stephen Hawking is an opportunity for reflection,
Scientists from the University of Edinburgh are working with gene-editing techniques that hold both power and promise in the fight to cure a slew of diseases and infections that have
Europe’s streetlights are outdated. Replacing them could cut energy costs by up to 70% and save up to 2.1 billion euros in taxpayer money per year, according to Sharing Cities.
A research article published yesterday in PLOS One has cast doubt on the psychology behind graphic warning labels on cigarette packs, as such labels have not been shown to negatively
According to a new report in Science, global efforts to rebuild fisheries and limit overfishing would reduce the threat to endangered marine species in addition to promoting sustainable profit. The
By harnessing the power of a perceptual movement illusion, researchers report that amputees with prosthetic hands can improve their motor performance and regain a sense of control through neural-machine interface.