Chemistry - Jan 21
A molecular machine is a series of molecules that can conduct different mechanical movements as a response to a stimulus. This is a key structure for the development of different cellular functions. Professor Lluïsa Pérez-García, from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Food Sciences of the UB, took part in an international research led by the University of Nottingham, which has created a light-controlled artificial molecular machine. This study, published , is a first step for the development of a new family of these molecular structures with potential applications both in the field of nanomedicine and in the energy field.
Life Sciences - Jan 21

Researcher returns from US with state-of-the-art knowledge. Friday, January 21, 2022 — VUB scientist Gamze Ates has been awarded ¤100,000 for research into Alzheimer's disease. She is investigating whether the decline of energy production in the brains of Alzheimer's patients, which leads to a decline in brain function, can be counteracted.

Health - Jan 21

A major study by InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders at the University of Sydney reveals a widespread escalation of eating disorder symptoms during COVID-19 lockdown in Australia, with 40 percent going undiagnosed.

Physics - Jan 21

Industry and private consumers alike depend on oil and gas pipelines that stretch thousands of kilometers underwater.

Health - Jan 21

The U.S. pandemic lockdown in 2020 caused a $2.3 trillion economic downturn and split the nation politically, and now some European nations are locking down again as Omicron surges through the global population.

Environment - Jan 21

Share this page - Share on Twitter Share on facebook Share on linkedin Share on email - Common air pollutants from both urban and rural environments may be reducing the pollinating abilities of insects by preventing them from sniffing out the crops and wildflowers that depend on them, new research has shown.

Materials Science - Jan 21
Materials Science

Tiny gas bubbles could help reduce drag in small medical devices, university scientists have found.

Physics - Jan 21

Scientists at EPFL have boosted the efficiency and scalability of perovskite solar cells by replacing their electron-transport layers with a thin layer of quantum dots.

Sport - Jan 20

Returning to in-person experiences in February: for more information. New study findings can help coaches regulate individual training loads based on player position Researchers have linked the fitness of elite soccer players to the positions they play.

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