Estimating the impact of ‘eco’ jet fuel: How much could it reduce CO2 emissions by 2050?on November 29, 2021 at 5:15 am

November 29, 2021

By Colm Gorey, Frontiers science writer Image: Thiago B Trevisan/Shutterstock.com The aviation sector is seen as a very visible contributor of CO2 emissions globally, but will efforts to clean up the industry pay off? New research published with Frontiers has calculated what impact ‘sustainable aviation fuel’ (SAF) will have, showing CO2 emissions between 4% and […]

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Frontiers wins coveted ‘Special Jury Prize’ at Vaud International Business Awards on November 26, 2021 at 3:44 pm

November 26, 2021

Frontiers is pleased to announce it has won the Special Jury Prize at the 2021 Vaud International Business Awards. Each year, the ‘Special Jury Prize’ is awarded to one organization in recognition of their role in boosting Canton Vaud’s image abroad, creating jobs at home, and successfully contributing to the reputation and prosperity of the area.   The Awards are organized by the Vaud Department of Economy, Innovation and Sports (DEIS), the Vaud Chamber of Commerce and […]

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Frontiers announces its first partnership with a leading Chinese Universityon November 25, 2021 at 11:32 am

November 25, 2021

Zhejiang University Press (ZUP), one of the leading academic publishers in China, and the open science publisher Frontiers announce their official partnership. Established in 1984, Zhejiang University Press covers a diverse spectrum of subjects in natural sciences, engineering and technology, the humanities and social sciences, medicine and life sciences. Frontiers’ outstanding editorial services, unique experience […]

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Branches of scienceon November 25, 2021 at 8:00 am

November 25, 2021

Author: Leticia Nani Silva Haleh Moravej is a registered nutritionist, a scientist and a founder of MetMUnch. She is also a senior lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Haleh’s contagious enthusiasm coupled up with creative teaching methods are extremely engaging, she oozes innovation while always thinking ‘outside the box’. Today, we speak about Haleh’s drive and […]

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Predicting physical activity intensity using raw accelerometer signals in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injury

November 24, 2021

Spinal Cord, Published online: 24 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00728-z Predicting physical activity intensity using raw accelerometer signals in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injurySpinal Cord, Published online: 24 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00728-zPredicting physical activity intensity using raw accelerometer signals in manual wheelchair users with spinal cord injuryRead MoreSpinal Cord – Issue – nature.com science feeds

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These personality traits may make you more prone to problematic binge-watchingon November 24, 2021 at 5:00 am

November 24, 2021

By Peter Rejcek, science writer Image credit: Diego Cervo / Shutterstock.com Binge-watching is a modern phenomenon where TV viewers sit through two or more episodes of a series at one time. A growing body of research suggests there may be negative consequences to this behavior, similar to other addictive activities such as online gaming. Now, […]

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Electroconvulsive therapy is safe for treatment of mental conditions, shows large-scale studyon November 24, 2021 at 5:00 am

November 24, 2021

By K.E.D. Coan, science writer Electroconvulsive therapy may be one of the most effective treatments for depression and severe mental conditions. But ongoing stigma associated with this therapeutic approach prevents it from being used more frequently. A recent study published in Frontiers in Psychology shows that, at least for one treatment center in Germany, the […]

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Does wealth always lead to a good education? New study proposes new model for predicting student success globallyon November 22, 2021 at 5:00 am

November 22, 2021

By Peter Rejcek, science writer Image: Shutterstock New research published in Frontiers in Education argues that analyzing the individual components that underlie socioeconomic status, such as parents’ occupation or the number of books in a home, is a better predictor of student success across different cultures than the current composite index. The dominant paradigm for […]

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Organisation of services and systems of care in paediatric spinal cord injury rehabilitation in seven countries: a survey with a descriptive cross-sectional design

November 20, 2021

Spinal Cord, Published online: 20 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00726-1 Organisation of services and systems of care in paediatric spinal cord injury rehabilitation in seven countries: a survey with a descriptive cross-sectional designSpinal Cord, Published online: 20 November 2021; doi:10.1038/s41393-021-00726-1Organisation of services and systems of care in paediatric spinal cord injury rehabilitation in seven countries: a survey […]

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Restoring our planet: Research Topics on COP26on November 19, 2021 at 5:50 pm

November 19, 2021

With all eyes on the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) this month, we have curated a list of our best Research Topics addressing the four goals of the conference. Explore collections on securing net zero and keeping 1.5 degrees within reach, adapting to protect natural habitats, mobilizing climate finance, and tackling the crisis through collaboration. […]

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