Let’s say goodbye to the lonely genius. Edison was not by far the only mind that invented the light bulb, the phonograph and over a thousand inventions more that he patented. The light bulb, symbol of innovation, sprang from the collaboration within a framework of interaction.
Marie Curie – Marja Sklodowska – was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 100 years ago. She was the first woman to receive the most prestigious award and the only person in possession of two Nobel Prizes. In 1903 she was given the Prize in Physics for her co-discovery of the phenomena of radiation, and in 1911 the second one in
There is a pan-Arab revolution going on these months, characterized by an incipient de-Islamization and the citizens of all Arab countries singing from the same hymn-sheet in a sort of pan-Arabism brought together by the abomination of dictatorships. A revolution that is spreading through the massive emergence of globalized culture of social
With these words Diego Miralles emphasized at the inaugural conference of Biocat Forum 2010 what his stance on the current economical and social situation is. The truth is that there are many challenges and the must to adapt to reality is undeniable.
Catalonia is the second community of the state in terms of the production of scientific publications, whereas Spain is in eighth position. In contrast, it has been ranked 35th in relation of competitiveness and 12th out of the 14 countries that were studied by the European Union as regards the level of cooperation on innovation.
Globalization, mass access to information and competition to win over talent have made the companies’ traditional business model obsolete, causing a change in their organizations. Henry Chesbrough, professor in Berkeley, was one of the first who bet on overthrowing preconceived ideas about business innovation, coining the term “open
In 1926 the German scientist Werner Heisenberg formulated the well-known uncertainty principle. Such theory states that you must first be capable of measuring the present position and velocity of a particle in order to be able to predict its future position and velocity.
Modern science began due to some revolutionary minds such as Galileo, who added to the induction and deduction the systematic verification through planned experiments. Or Bacon and Descartes, who started materialistic science, trying to explain the vital process from their physic and chemical base. In the 19th century science entered universities