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Photo of Ruut Veenhoven with blurry cityscape in the background.

Happiness can be understood objectively, says pioneer researcher Ruut Veenhoven.
Infographic showing and explaining data from the World Happiness Report

Joy goes hand in hand with development, according to the largest world survey, with significant differences among regions.
Rice spilling out of a canvas bag.

Although undeniably effective, the current rehydration therapy for cholera could increase the toxicity of the cholera bacterium, according to a…
Andreas Laustsen

Andreas Laustsen, a 27-year-old co-founder of two biotech startups and several innovation networks, was recently named Denmark's coolest engineer. Currently…
A woman milking a cow, together with two children and a man, in a mountainous pasture area of cleared rainforest.

Afforestation and intense pasturing can effectively increase the environmental and economic value of abandoned farmland, according to an international research…
A teacher and students in a classroom setting,

New wireless microphone systems enabling hearing impaired people to pinpoint exactly where sounds are coming from could soon improve their…
A robot and child

Robotics is making inroads into society, not only in factories and industry but also in homes and schools, where social…
A lamp emitting warm light

A new type of temperature-dependent coating on white LEDs could pave the way for lights that are not only energy…
Erwin Kessels, plasma physicist at at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)

For all its hype, nanotechnology is still a lot of 'nano' and just a little 'technology' according to Dutch plasma…
Plastic solar cells

A new technique for producing plastic solar cells, using ‘tandem’ layers to capture more energy from the sun, is set…