Nowadays thanks to the improvement of the techniques of DNA sequencing and developing new statistical tools it is possible to study DNA of mummies revealing interesting news: ancient Egyptians are much more closely related to ancient Middle Easterner populations than African populations.
Our grassroots community is composed of scientists, policy makers and concerned citizens with an interest in the interface between society and science. Participatory magazines such as EuroScientist facilitate the sharing of views among community Read more […]
Philosophers and social scientists have been hampered by inability to define what is meant by “identity”. This is because they have been unable to clarify the term “sameness” on which the definition depends. As a result, specialists in the humanities have taken very different approaches to understanding “identity”. This has resulted in widespread confusion, even chaos, in its application. Science is now able to determine precisely what is meant by “sameness” in the individual and in the group. It can, therefore, define identity objectively and succinctly at these levels. The article asks why there appears to be reluctance to accept the new paradigm.
Zuzana Hudáčová, a 15-year old student from Slovakia, has always liked to go to labs and make experiments when she had free time.
HiLASE is a new technological infrastructure in the field of application-oriented laser research and development.
In the unique Sea Encounters Art (S.E.A.) project on the Dutch island Texel, marine scientists cooperate with artists. The result is exhibited this summer on various locations on the island.
Their BIOFILM project shows fascinating time-lapse images of microbial life, in which cyanobacteria play the lead role.
The UK and the EU-27, on the assumption that the UK will leave the EU, have mutually benefited enormously from collaboration in the field of research, innovation and higher education over the past 45 years.
Emilia Șercan is an investigative journalist working as an assistant professor at University of Bucharest
On factual basis she has held the mirror up to high-ranking government and public sector officials in the matter of their academic misconduct.
Former EuroScience Secretary General Peter Tindemans, argues that it is good news that the European Parliament and European Council have reached a partial agreement on the contours of Horizon Europe, the next EU R&D programme.
The newly established Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of the United Nations will work towards developing a strong international framework on setting global standards for governance and oversight of human genome editing.
Although science constantly proves that people are more alike than different, racism continues to exist at every level and to increase sharply.
Since the vote of the UK public to leave the EU in June 2016, there has been extensive discussion about the negotiations surrounding Brexit. This article assesses the impact of Brexit on European research. The UK is home to many excellent research institutions Read more […]