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Analytical instrumentation for environmental monitoring, geophysical and meteorological techniques, and alternative ways to produce and store energy

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In September’s Physics World: The secret life of scientific ideas…

IOP Publishing 1 Sep 2015

Many of the most memorable stories in the history of science revolve around the conscious realization of an idea – the "Eureka!" moment. But what triggers these moments?

Rare earth metal foils

Wide Range of Rare Earth Metal Foils Available from Goodfellow

Goodfellow Cambridge Limited 26 Aug 2015

A wide range of rare earth metal foils is available from Goodfellow, a leading supplier of high-purity metals and materials for research and industry.

Solar

European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta

ZephIR Lidar 19 Aug 2015

The University of Malta has successfully brought wind lidar technology to the country, with funding from an EU Project.

UK bottom of European avoidable food waste league

IOP Publishing 13 Aug 2015

The UK produces the highest amount of avoidable food waste in Europe—equivalent to a tin of beans per person per day. Those are the findings from a team of researchers based at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission.

Could controlling fire emissions in industrial plantations be key to improving air quality in Equatorial Asia?

IOP Publishing 12 Aug 2015

Researchers have combined satellite observations with atmospheric modelling to calculate how fires associated with industrial concessions in the Sumatra and Kalimantan regions of Indonesia affect air quality across Equatorial Asia.

145x81

Visit us at ACS Fall on August 16-18, Booth 1230

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 22 Jul 2015

Boston, MA

145x81

Visit us at Microscopy & Microanalysis on August 3-6, Booth 854

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 21 Jul 2015

Portland, OR

Egg

A tough egg to crack: Oldest lizard embryos discovered in fossil eggs

ESRF 16 Jul 2015

Synchrotron X-ray scanning has solved the mystery surrounding the 125 million-year-old tiny fossil eggs discovered in Thailand in 2003. A first analysis of the eggshells concluded that they belonged to a small theropod dinosaur, or possibly a primitive bird

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Japan Society of Applied Physics, Tokyo, publishes inaugural issue of the JSAP Bulletin

IOP Publishing 6 Jul 2015

 (Tokyo, 29 June 2015) Welcome to theJSAP Bulletin! Specifically designed for PC and smart phone formats, the Bulletin is an innovative multimedia platform highlighting the activities of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP).

The bioprinted ‘play dough’ capable of cell and protein transfer

IOP Publishing 3 Jul 2015

Scientists have developed a new technique allowing the bioprinting at ambient temperatures of a strong paste similar to ‘play dough’ capable of incorporating protein-releasing microspheres.

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SpaceTech 2014 invitation: Rosetta mission and space technologies

The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) 24 Sep 2014

We would like to invite you to attend SpaceTech 2014 on behalf of other colleagues at STFC. SpaceTech 2014 is the UK’s premier space technology conference and business matchmaking event, jointly organised by the Science and Technology Facilities Council, Enterprise Europe Network and the European Space Agency.

Resources

In September’s Physics World: The secret life of scientific ideas…

IOP Publishing 1 Sep 2015

Many of the most memorable stories in the history of science revolve around the conscious realization of an idea – the "Eureka!" moment. But what triggers these moments?

Solar

European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta

ZephIR Lidar 19 Aug 2015

The University of Malta has successfully brought wind lidar technology to the country, with funding from an EU Project.

UK bottom of European avoidable food waste league

IOP Publishing 13 Aug 2015

The UK produces the highest amount of avoidable food waste in Europe—equivalent to a tin of beans per person per day. Those are the findings from a team of researchers based at the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission.

Could controlling fire emissions in industrial plantations be key to improving air quality in Equatorial Asia?

IOP Publishing 12 Aug 2015

Researchers have combined satellite observations with atmospheric modelling to calculate how fires associated with industrial concessions in the Sumatra and Kalimantan regions of Indonesia affect air quality across Equatorial Asia.

145x81

Visit us at ACS Fall on August 16-18, Booth 1230

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 22 Jul 2015

Boston, MA

145x81

Visit us at Microscopy & Microanalysis on August 3-6, Booth 854

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Inc. 21 Jul 2015

Portland, OR

Egg

A tough egg to crack: Oldest lizard embryos discovered in fossil eggs

ESRF 16 Jul 2015

Synchrotron X-ray scanning has solved the mystery surrounding the 125 million-year-old tiny fossil eggs discovered in Thailand in 2003. A first analysis of the eggshells concluded that they belonged to a small theropod dinosaur, or possibly a primitive bird

4

Japan Society of Applied Physics, Tokyo, publishes inaugural issue of the JSAP Bulletin

IOP Publishing 6 Jul 2015

 (Tokyo, 29 June 2015) Welcome to theJSAP Bulletin! Specifically designed for PC and smart phone formats, the Bulletin is an innovative multimedia platform highlighting the activities of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP).

The bioprinted ‘play dough’ capable of cell and protein transfer

IOP Publishing 3 Jul 2015

Scientists have developed a new technique allowing the bioprinting at ambient temperatures of a strong paste similar to ‘play dough’ capable of incorporating protein-releasing microspheres.

Climate change won’t reduce winter deaths

IOP Publishing 22 Jun 2015

In a study that contradicts the received wisdom on health impacts of climate change, scientists say that we shouldn’t expect substantial reduction in winter deaths as a result of global warming. This new research is in IOP Publishing’s Environmental Research Letters journal.