Plastic pollution is a worldwide problem. Learn more on a promising scientific approach, advanced by Dr. Aleksandra Marsavelski, to overcome the global crisis. Aleksandra’s research focusses on enzymes that can act as molecular scissors to cleave apart plastic pollution.
Cast your vote in our first WiRe Research Video Contest! Our fellows – mostly new to video making – have put a lot of effort, time and creativity in explaining their resesarch in a video! Have a look and help us find the best videos!
Step with Dr. Ruxandra Chira into the world of cutting-edge chemistry as she and her research colleagues explore the potentials of Electrochemical Mass Spectrometry (EC-MS) in identifying and combating the hidden threats of New Psychoactive Substances (NPSs). Discover how EC-MS serves as a powerful, effective, and ethical tool against the elusive nature of NPSs, capable of detecting even the tiniest changes in substance structure with remarkable precision.
Emotions play an essential role in the development of our lives, as they influence the way that we interpret the world, as well as the way that we interact with it. Psychological research using brain stimulation raises hopes for treating psychiatric disorders linked with imbalanced emotions.
Social media platforms have appeared only relatively recently in the history of public communication. However, the biggest platforms have significantly more users than any media company ever had. As platforms have gradually been increasing their role in determining which content gets priority, they posses a considerable opinions power. This has profound implications for our democracies.
The alien robots in those films disguise themselves as normal vehicles, switching back and forth at will between their forms as either inconspicuous machinery or powerful, giant fighters.