Though, colonized from birth by myriads of microbes in and on our body that constitute our microbiome, numerous studies have shown that the composition and activity of our microbiome in various body sites are associated with health and disease.
In Netherlands, seven new ‘groundbreaking’ research projects have been awarded grants from the Academy Institutes Research Fund (AIRF).
Yvonne Mascarenhas turned 91 on the 21st of July 2022, having dedicated at least 70 years to scientific research. The accomplished Brazilian woman scientist is a force to be reckoned with in the field of physical chemistry.
A series of workshops recently attracted participants from 25 countries to identify how research can create more equitable health outcomes, while facilitating future health emergency preparedness.
Climate scientists, united in an advisory body set up by NWO and KNAW, are recommending that a ‘Dutch Climate Research Initiative’ (Klimaatonderzoek Initiatief Nederland) be established as soon as possible.
Tshilidzi Marwala, a 2010 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Fellow from South Africa, is now the Rector of United Nations University (UNU).
To underline the need for new knowledge to solve global challenges, the UN designated 2022/23 as the International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development. Christina Moberg writes about the vision for a functional world.
From 2nd to 7th July 2023, the 15th Green Chemistry Postgraduate Summer School will take place, following the steps of past editions, held in spectacular fashion.
Science for development is more important than ever for Africa in this consequential time, said former Mauritius President, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim.
Parliamentarians in Djibouti have been showcasing their work to promote and protect human rights through a new campaign launched by the President of the country’s National Assembly and targeted at their citizens.