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Researchers provide new insights into the pathogenesis of epilepsy
Researchers provide new insights into the pathogenesis of epilepsy
Jan 29, 2020
The laboratories of Drs. Peyman Golshani (golshanilab.neurology.ucla.edu/) at the University of California in Los Angeles, Tristan Shuman (http://labs.neuroscience.mssm.edu/project/shuman-lab/ ) at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and Panayiota Poirazi (dendrites.gr) at the Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (IMBB) at the Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), joined forces in order to uncover how epilepsy affects spatial navigation in epileptic mice
Ambient air THz source shines bright
Ambient air THz source shines bright
Jan 27, 2020
A major frontier in strong field laser physics and nonlinear optics is the interaction of powerful terahertz (THz) pulses with matter. A plethora of scientific challenges and applications are presently under study, like table-top electron acceleration, THz-enhanced attosecond pulse generation and strong electric and magnetic THz field interactions with matter.
FORTH-IESL Researchers explain how disorder in tiny crystals enables heat-therapeutic systems
FORTH-IESL Researchers explain how disorder in tiny crystals enables heat-therapeutic systems
Jan 23, 2020
A new research study at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL) of FORTH finds that minute crystals, many thousand times smaller than a particle of dust, when they are dressed by the right kind of imperfections, adjust their electronic properties to favorably convert energy into heat, an important attribute for potential use in smart materials for energy, health, sensors etc.
A new icy planet detected in our nearest exoplanetary system
A new icy planet detected in our nearest exoplanetary system
Jan 16, 2020
Strong indications for the existence of a second planet in orbit around Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Sun, have been recently unveiled by an international team of scientists.