Category Archives: Popular Science

Human-robot interaction? We cover it first hand with the likes of Hiroshi Ishiguro at INTERACT 2012

InTech, in collaboration with the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Rijeka, Croatia, has been working on a great event focused on robotics, more specifically on the subject of Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). The one-of-a-kind event, named INTERACT2012, is to … Continue reading

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Dr. Ewa Kleczyk on Business, the Pharmaceutical Industry and Women in Science

InTech, in its mission to not only put the highlights on its open access, scientific books but on its perspective authors as well, talked to Dr. Ewa Kleczyk, author of the chapters “Risk Management in the Development of New Products … Continue reading

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World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development – What about Cultural Diversity in Science?

May 21 has been appointed by the UN as World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. UNESCO adopted the Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity in 2001 and in 2002, the UN declared May 21 the day to remind … Continue reading

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Dr. Allan Ernest Talks About What is Quantum Theory, Gravitational Quantisation and Dark Matter

Quantum physics theories, being at the core of all scientific principles, rationalise the role of matter and its relations to energy, all on a scale of atoms. Quantum theory revolutionised physics as up until the 19th century, matter and energy … Continue reading

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The Silent Thief of Sight: Don’t Let Glaucoma Darken Your Life

March 12th to 17th is World Glaucoma Week. Glaucoma is a serious disease affecting the eyes, more specifically the optic nerve, preventing transmission of information between the optic nerve and the brain. Also called “the silent thief of sight“, it … Continue reading

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March 8th: Promoting Women In Science

When thinking about science, up until now it has been predominantly ruled by men: nevertheless, women have greatly contributed to scientific discoveries and advancements in many science fields from the earliest times. Known women scientists are responsible for literally changing … Continue reading

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World Sustainable Energy Conference 2012-Geneva

InTech has done it again: in order to promote one of the most dynamic research areas, raise awareness on current global issues, meet renowned representatives of the most authoritative world organisations in the field, InTech has become an official participant, … Continue reading

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