Latest news releases

  1. 03/03/2015

    Saarbrücker Informatiker haben ein System entwickelt, das erkennt, wie schnell ein Text am Bildschirm gelesen wird. Es lässt daraufhin den Text entsprechend schnell Zeile für Zeile weiterlaufen. Foto: Oliver Dietze

    Texte auf Bildschirmen passen sich automatisch der Lesegeschwindigkeit an

    Beim Lesen von Texten legt jeder sein eigenes Tempo vor. Diese Tatsache haben sich Saarbrücker Informatiker zunutze gemacht: Sie haben ein Software-Sy…

    University Saarland


  2. 03/03/2015

    Computer scientists in Saarbrücken have developed a software system that recognizes how fast a text is being read and then allows the text to scroll forward line by line at the right speed. Credits: Oliver Dietze

    Reading speed harnessed to automatically control text display rates

    Reading a text is something that each of us does at our own individual pace. This simple fact has been exploited by computer scientists in Saarbrücken…

    University Saarland


  3. 03/03/2015

    NUS study shows the factors influencing which conservation news get shared or liked in Twitter and Facebook

    A team of researchers led by the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science recently concluded…

    National University of Singapore


  4. 03/03/2015

    Professor Ronald Davis is chair of the Department of Neuroscience at The Scripps Research Institute’s Florida campus. (Photo courtesy of The Scripps Research Institute.)

    Scripps Florida Scientists Find a Defect Responsible for Memory Impairment in Aging

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    Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a mechanism that causes long-term memory loss due to age in Droso…

    The Scripps Research Institute


  5. 03/03/2015

    Red Kite - CREDIT Mike Hayward Welsh Kite Trust

    Study reveals north/south genetic divide in Welsh Red Kite

    A study of the modern Red Kite population in Wales has revealed a north/south genetic divide that runs along the Towy Valley. This is one of the fin…

    « Aberystwyth University »


  6. 03/03/2015

    Prelevamento di campioni nel Lago Cadagno in Ticino, Svizzera.

    I metanotrofi vivono dell'ossigeno del vicino

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    I laghi privi di ossigeno in profondità non emettono praticamente metano. Però, a differenza di quanto creduto finora, evidentemente non sono gli arch…

    EAWAG: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology


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  1. 04/03/2015 — 05/03/2015

    A passage from India: Migrants' tales lead to unique international project

    · Event on 4 and 5 March is part of programme of activities leading to the establishment of a new Centre in India · City of Leicester is obvious cho…

    « Leicester, University of »


  2. 06/03/2015

    25 Jahre Lungentransplantation: Der „zweite Atem“ aus Wien - Feier und Symposium am 6. März 2015 an der MedUni Wien und im AKH Wien

    25 Jahre Lungentransplantation: Der „zweite Atem“ aus Wien

    Feier und Symposium am 6. März 2015 an der MedUni Wien und im AKH Wien Im November 1989 wurde an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Universität Wien die…

    Medical University of Vienna


  3. 06/03/2015

    25 years of lung transplantation: "Second wind" from Vienna

    25 years of lung transplantation: "Second wind" from Vienna

    Ceremony and Symposium on 6th March 2015 at the MedUni Wien (Vienna) and at the AKH Wien (Vienna) In November 1989, the first lung transplantation w…

    Medical University of Vienna


  4. 04/03/2015 — 05/03/2015

    Shale UK 2015

    What is the latest assessment of the UK’s shale oil and gas resources? How can geologists ensure shale gas is extracted safely, and what are the poten…

    « Geological Society of London, The »


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