Although the number of women pursuing careers in science has increased modestly over the last two decades, the National Science Foundation reports that only 28 percent of the workforce in science and engineering fields in 2015 were female.… [Read more]
March 25, 2019
Since 2015, nano-biologist and Q-SORT Scientist Peter Peters has been working with his research group at Maastricht University at Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus to unravel the mysteries of how cells work. He does this by studying the … [Read more]
|European Commission – Press release|
EU budget for 2021-2027: Commission welcomes provisional agreement on Horizon Europe, the future EU research and innovation programme
Brussels, 20 March 2019
The EU institutions have reached a partial political agreement, subject to formal approval
A NEW STEP FORWARD FOR QUANTUM COMPUTING
A team of researchers led by Professor Ebrahim Karimi at the University of Ottawa has created the first quantum simulator designed to model ring-shaped or cyclic systems.
The new simulator will allow researchers … [Read more]
Everyone uses Wikipedia. Given its ubiquity and quality, we all use it as a jumping-off point to learn about new topics, or as “external memory” to refresh about things we’re supposed to know. It’s no surprise then, that the way … [Read more]
Q-SORT 2019 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON QUANTUM IMAGING AND ELECTRON BEAM SHAPING
2-5 JULY 2019, Erlangen, Germany
This conference is organized jointly by the partners of the projects
Quantum Sorter – A new Measurement Paradigm in Electron Microscopy (H2020-FETOPEN) with the … [Read more]
Radical techniques in electron microscopy could revolutionise studies in physics, biochemistry, materials and more.
For decades scientists, art-science aficionados and the wider public have marvelled at the beautiful worlds revealed by electron microscopy, from the hideous beauty of an insect’s
When Q-SORT’s Peter Peters is asked how he would describe himself in one sentence, he answers: “I am a passionate nanobiologist who aims to understand the inner working of healthy and diseased cells at the smallest detail in order to … [Read more]
German version by Achim Raschka
Translated by David N. Winkler, Ph.D.
A few weeks ago, I received a message from a parallel universe – more precisely, I received, together with other Wikipedians in Cologne, an inquiry from Martin Rulsch on … [Read more]