Environment

How to cut your lawn for grasshoppers.

23/11/2017 0

Picture a grasshopper landing randomly on a lawn of fixed area. If it then jumps a certain distance in a random direction, what shape should the lawn be to maximise the chance that the grasshopper […]

Science

Dark matter and dark energy: Do they really exist?

23/11/2017 0

For close on a century, researchers have hypothesised that the universe contains more matter than can be directly observed, known as “dark matter.” They have also posited the existence of a “dark energy” that is […]

Science

Fine felted nanotubes.

23/11/2017 0

Extremely lightweight, electrically highly conductive, and more stable than steel: due to their unique properties, carbon nanotubes would be ideal for numerous applications, from ultra-lightweight batteries to high-performance plastics, right through to medical implants. However, […]

Health

The main switch.

22/11/2017 0

During differentiation of pluripotent stem cells to cardiomyocytes, the three-dimensional folding of the DNA reorganizes itself. This reorganization of the DNA architecture precedes and defines important epigenetic patterns. A team lead by private lecturer Dr. […]