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European Astronomical Society 's MERAC Prize to Aris Tritsis for Best PhD Thesis in Theoretical Astrophysics conducted at the University of Crete and FORTH
Researchers provide new insights into the pathogenesis of epilepsy
Ambient air THz source shines bright
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
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
New scientific discovery by researchers at FORTH DNA damage triggers metabolic reprogramming, leading to aging
The Achilles’ heel of malaria vectors: novel insecticide resistance mechanisms expressed in their legs
Malaria has halved since 2000 (approximately 500,000 lives saved every year), with 80% of the reduction attributable to the use of insecticides. However, insecticide resistance is at a critical tipping point in public health, with some mosquito populations showing resistance to all insecticides and the strength and impact of this resistance is escalating every year. As a result, for the first time after many years, malaria cases were increased in several places after 2015, despite the far more intense use of insecticides.
Prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant awarded to FORTH Researcher Dr. Giorgos Chamilos
Giorgos Chamilos, Researcher at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas (FORTH) and Associate Professor at School of Medicine, University of Crete, is awarded a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
Professor George A. Garinis awarded with the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award
Professor Nektarios Tavernarakis newly elected Member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
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