The Borexino detector and the Sun.

For the first time in the history of solar research, scientists have successfully measured the Sun’s energy at the instant…
Susan Holdt: exploring the secrets of seaweed

Danish biotechnologist Susan Løvstad Holdt is a self-confessed ‘seaweed nerd’. The brownish stuff that many beach-lovers would call a smelly…
Illustration of batteries at various charging levels

In the search for new technologies to enable storage of renewable energy, lithium batteries come out on top but European…
Oil tanks and dead fish in polluted ocean.

A field experiment in the North Sea has provided valuable insights that could help shape the emergency response in the…
Graphene electronics on a flexible substrate.

European physicists team up with a leading company to develop an artificial retina based on the remarkable properties of graphene.…
A humanoid robot

Hot on the heels of the robot soccer World Cup in Brazil, robotics expert and RoboCup world champion Gerrit Naus…

If you have an incurable disease, would you want to know? And who else should have access to your health…
Illustration of bacteria

Is it possible to fight antimicrobial resistance – making sure doctors can treat people effectively with antibiotics – while still…
A cyclist wearing the smart wristband 'Intelligent blinker'

In just three months, five electrical engineering students developed a prototype for a smart blinking wristband to help keep cyclists…
Optical fibers

A team of researchers in Denmark has broken the world record in data transmission – again – using a new…