Science

Feb 5 '14 16:46

Dutch of Moroccan descent are more likely to be misdiagnosed with schizophrenia, according to psychiatrist Tekleh Zandi who got her PhD at the University of Amsterdam this week.

Jan 20 '14 12:23

On Monday, the European Space Agency will send a wake-up call to its Rosetta, the agency’s comet-chasing spacecraft.

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Jan 20 '14 10:12

The experts have discovered a tiny bird in the Netherlands that crossed the sea from the United Kingdom to Europe and has flown a distance of 600 kilometer.

Jan 20 '14 08:40

A Dutch ecologist said that the cultivation of various plant species, including food plants, is possible on soil of planet Mars, Xinhua reports.

Jan 6 '14 14:04

Mars One, a Dutch non-profit project to establish a permanent human settlement on Mars, plans a reality TV show to select the 40-person crew for the trip to the Red Planet, Sun News Network said.

Dec 18 '13 04:33

The Dutch Burn Centre will gain access to a 3D printer to aid in the recovery of serious injuries. The printer can be used to reconstruct noses and ears, using the victim's body cells.

Dec 10 '13 15:21

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), based in The Hague, Netherlands, has received the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to eliminate chemical weapons.

Nov 8 '13 10:47

Dutch researchers are working to develop a new GPS navigation system that aims to put an end to traffic jams.

Nov 6 '13 09:15

Areva has started producing the first mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel for use in the Borssele nuclear power plant, the Netherlands.

Oct 31 '13 17:40

Today, the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency published a report stating that rate of increase in global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions was slowing because of more renewable energy use and energy saving.

Sep 24 '13 02:02

Yet another case of fraud in science. Former professor Mart Bax from the Free University in Amsterdam has been guilty of serious scientific misconduct, forgery and plagiarism for about twenty years. He is not the only scientist who flouts the rules. An overview of the most famous cases of the past two years.

Sep 7 '13 02:11

A European first for the Naturalis Institute in Leiden. It will display a nearly complete skeleton of a Tyrannosaurus rex in The Netherlands.

Jul 25 '13 09:14

A latest study found that psychopaths are actually capable of emphasizing by determinedly switching it on.

Jul 24 '13 09:23

Austria and the Netherlands have presented coordinated classification and labeling (CLH) proposals for two substances.

Jul 10 '13 03:44

A test team reached a maximum speed of 78.8 kilometers per hour with the aerodynamic recumbent bike ‘Velox3’ on Tuesday on the highway between Franeker and Dronrijp (Friesland). For this event, organized by students of TU Delft and VU Amsterdam, the A31 motorway was closed for a few hours.

The bicycle was made to break the world record cycling speed of 133 km/hr. This was a try out, the real attempt to break the world record will be done in the U.S. state of Nevada later this year.

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