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21-10-2019 | © picture 4 mins read

Same past, different histories: Remembering the Jagiellonians across Europe

When you think of the Renaissance period in Europe, what springs to mind? Perhaps the Medici family in Italy where the Renaissance is said to have begun, or the discovery of the ‘New World’ by Europeans like Christopher Columbus or Abel Tasman. But have you heard of the Jagiellonians?

15-10-2019 | Fish Market in the Indian Ocean © Nick Graham - Portrait picture: © Nick Graham 3 mins read

Bet on fish to tackle malnutrition

27-09-2019 | Wiley online library 3 mins read

Will 3D printed hearts solve organ donors shortage?

About the size of a big cherry, the first-of-its-kind 3D printed heart has cells, blood vessels, ventricles and chambers. This feat is the work of Prof. Tal Dvir and his team at Tel Aviv University. They managed to engineer such miniature organs using cells and biological materials that are originated from human patients. Besides the remarkable technical achievement, this breakthrough could potentially be the answer to the shortage of organ donors in the future.

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Searching for the purest microwaves

12-06-2019 | ©istockphoto.com/ThitareeSarmkasat 3 mins read

Wearable devices to help prevent sudden unexpected death through epilepsy

29-05-2019 | © picture 3 mins read

Can we grow an artificial retina?

08-05-2019 | © picture 3 mins read

Civil society under growing state control?

08-05-2019 | © picture 3 mins read

Is political participation contagious?

08-05-2019 | © picture 3 mins read

The Great Recession and political conflict in Europe