Re-presenting: the Young Nephrologists' Platform
Dr Miklos Molnar discusses the aims and ambitions of the fledgling Young Nephrologists' Platform at ERA-EDTA's annual congress
Chronic kidney disease: a growing global issue
ScienceOmega.com's Katy Edgington reports from Istanbul, where, in the presence of nephrologists from across the world, the ERA-EDTA's 50th Congress is about to begin
Two small steps for Harwell, one giant leap for UK space science
David Willetts and Jean-Jacques Dordain attend a double launch for the European Space Agency’s first UK facility and the Satellite Applications Catapult
Algae act as coral food banks in tough times
EPFL researchers uncover further evidence that algae are essential to the survival of coral, particularly when nutrients are in short supply
Bird personality linked to climate variation?
Portuguese researchers have established a link between personality traits and weather conditions in the common waxbill
RHS Chelsea Flower Show to host ‘Twitter garden’
A unique garden dynamically shaped by social media is to appear at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show’s centenary
Cuticle fatigue: how long do insects last?
Insects are made from one of the toughest-known natural composites in the world, but new research shows that their wings and legs do wear out over time
Visual processing: how the brain keeps up with reality
UC Berkeley researchers have pinpointed the region of the brain responsible for tracking and predicting the position of fast-moving objects
Sunlight benefits greater than skin cancer risk?
Edinburgh University research suggests that the beneficial effects of UV rays on blood pressure may outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer
Perfecting interactive tables for the classrooms of tomorrow
There are still issues that must be ‘ironed out’ before educators can make full use of digital tabletops, according to classroom-based study
Heroin vaccine blocks relapse in tests
Preclinical tests in animal models show that a heroin vaccine developed at The Scripps Research Institute prevents relapse
New study could make windstorms easier to predict
It might be a quarter of a century too late for weatherman Michael Fish, but new research has broadened our understanding of how violent storms develop