Making solar cells more efficient and developing sustainable insecticides with a zombie-making fungus: as of September, a second group of PhD candidates will start their research funded by the Science for Sustainability community at Utrecht University.
Today marks the official launch of the Oncode Accelerator programme, in which 30 public and private partners collaborate to develop new cancer treatments. Patient-centered development and innovation are at the core of this initiative.
Critical claims that the United Nations' anti-deforestation program REDD+ falls far short of its promises are indeed valid. The concept was to achieve less deforestation and more CO2 reduction, but the disappointing outcomes are extremely worrying, writes Julia Jones.
A new powerful antibiotic, isolated from bacteria that could not be studied before, seems capable to combat harmful bacteria and even multi-resistant ‘superbugs’. The antibiotic appears to kill bacteria in an unusual way, making it more difficult for bacteria to develop any resistance against it.