science

Patria to finance Rudjer Boskovic Institute researches as par of offset programme

Patria, the Finnish provider of defence, security and aviation life-cycle support services and technology solutions, will finance the training of Croatian scientists in Madrid and the...

Croatian biologist wins Ernst Jung Prize for excellence in biomedical sciences

"The exceptional scientists have both obtained important fundamental results that can be used for further application-related research in their respective fields and are sharing the considerable...

British regulator approves use of "three-parent baby" technology

A British government regulator approved the use of "three-parent baby" technology for eliminating inherited mitochondrial diseases on Thursday, hailing it as a "historic decision."

Croats bag 1 silver and 5 bronze medals at Int'l Junior Science Olympiad

Croatian students pocketed a silver medal and five bronze medals during the 13th edition of the International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO) that took place in Denpasar-Bali, Indonesia on 2-11...

Battistelli calls on Croatia to join European Unitary Patent project

Croatia and Spain are the only two EU member states that have not yet joined the European Unitary Patent project, Benoit Battistelli, president of the European Patent Office (EPO), told Hina...

Croat fourth graders have above-average science knowledge

 According to fourth grade math and science, Croatia ranks 32nd out of the 47 countries in which students are submitted to a series of international assessments of the mathematics and science...

HRK 133.7M to be invested to enable access to e-sources of information

An agreement was signed in Croatia's Ministry of Science and Education for a project valued at HRK 133.7 million aimed at upgrading access to electronic sources of scientific and expert...

15 years of Croatian Science Foundation, 900 projects worth HRK 320 mln

The Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ) on Wednesday officially marked 15 years of existence and contribution to science and higher education in Croatia, during which time it has financed more than...

"Revolutionary" weather satellite launched in US

The United States launched a "revolutionary" new weather satellite from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Saturday, the Washington Post reported.

US Secretary of State Kerry tours Antarctica ahead of climate meeting

US Secretary of State John Kerry completed a two-day Antarctic trip Saturday ahead of a conference on climate change.

Trio wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "world's smallest machines"

The 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to a trio of researchers who figured out how to mechanically link molecules to make the world's smallest motors and machines, the Royal Swedish...

Nobel physics prize to trio for work on "strange" states of matter

British-born researchers David J Thouless, F Duncan M Haldane and J Michael Kosterlitz on Tuesday won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for groundbreaking discoveries on matter.

Nobel prize goes to Yoshinori Ohsumi for work on "cell recycling"

Japanese scientist Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Medicine on Monday for discoveries related to autophagy, a cell-recycling system that could be used to help treat neurodegenerative...

RBI to take part in NATO's project to develop nuclear material detector

The NATO-led project "E-SiCURE" which is expected, over the next three years, to develop a specialised machine for detecting nuclear materials aimed at stepping up security at borders and ports,...

History-making Rosetta probe set for a final bow on distant comet

The comet-chaser Rosetta will be working right up to end. Two years after dropping a lander on the comet Churi, the probe itself will be landing there - and then go silent, forever.