Science and Technology

Nobel Prizes for measuring and manipulation of quantum systems

The recent announcements of the Nobel Prizes in physics and chemistry, seen both awards given for work centring on transfers of information. “While the prize-winning physics predictably involved brain bending quantum mechanics, the chemistry prize focused not on test tube…

Most EU Nuclear Power Plants ‘Unsafe’

The so-called ‘stress tests’ on nuclear power plants in the European Union (EU) have confirmed environmental and energy activists’ worst fears: most European nuclear facilities do not meet minimum security standards. The tests on 134 nuclear reactors operating in 14…

‘Mistrust Puts Pharmaceutical Industry in the Spotlight’

Special Report by EurActiv*, 5 October, 2012 – The European healthcare system is struggling to cope with low levels of transparency and trust in the pharmaceutical sector, according to 97% of doctors, industry professionals and policymakers attending a workshop at the Gastein Health…

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