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Young Slovenian scientist plans to launch cutting-edge lab for bio-int ...

A scientist working at the Jožef Stefan Institute (IJS) plans to establish a world leading laboratory for bio-integrated photonics and has recently received a special grant for his project Live and Edible Photonics. Awarded postdoctoral research assistant, Matjaž Humar, said that the goal is to launch a world leading bio-integrated photonics lab. He explained that bio-integrated photonics was a new field with countless opportunities to explore.

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Slovenian researchers on team that described gene associated with Lou ...

Several Slovenian researchers were on the team that described a new gene believed to be associated with increased risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The gene, called C21orf2, is interesting for further studies that will highlight the mechanism causing ALS and could potentially lead to the development of an effective therapy for what is currently an incurable disease, Jožef Stefan Institute said.

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World Materials Summit 2017 to take place in Luxembourg

After US, China, France and Portugal, two-day summit is about to take place in Luxembourg where entrepreneurs, decision makers and renowned scientists from all over the world come to exchange ideas, particularly on the importance for the Grand Duchy.

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ERC head discusses development of young scientists in Slovenia

President of the European Research Council Jean-Pierre Bourguignon attended on Monday a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the National Chemistry Institute together with Slovenian PM Miro Cerar. The high-profile guest discussed the role of the ERC in developing the careers of young scientists in Slovenia.

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Slovenian Scientist Makes Major Breakthrough in Cell Research

Matjaž Humar and his colleague Seok Hyun Yun of Harvard University have made a major breakthrough in biological cell research, as they succeeded to create self-contained cellular biolasers, Slovenia’s leading research institution, the Jožef Stefan Institute (IJS), announced in a press release on Wednesday.



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