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Photo | Hideo Hosono (Credit: Tokyo Institute of Technology)

2016 Japan Prize honours trailblazer Hideo Hosono

Congratulations to Professor Hideo Hosono who has been awarded the Japan Prize for the “creation of unconventional inorganic materials with novel electronic functions based on nano-structure engineering”.

28 Jan 2016Tokyo, Japan
Photo | Professor Chennupati Jagadish

JPhysD Section Editor recognised in Australia Day Honours

Congratulations to Professor Chennupati Jagadish, Section Editor of Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics (JPhysD), who has been awarded Australia’s highest honour for his service to physics and engineering.

26 Jan 2016Bristol, UK
Photo | Tom Hore, Director of Bristol Mind (left) receives the cheque from IOP Publishing staff.

IOP Publishing staff raises £9k for local charity Bristol Mind

January is a time when many make New Year’s resolutions to improve physical and mental wellbeing and take stock of accomplishments from the past 12 months.

21 Jan 2016Bristol, UK

IOP Publishing in News

Many of IOP's products, people and developments regularly appear in the media. A selection of this coverage is listed below. IOP Publishing is not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Caltech researchers find evidence of a real ninth planet

Covered by The Independent, BBC News, Sky News, The Economist and Discovery News

20 Jan 2016

Saliva test to detect GHB and alcohol poisonings

Covered by BBC Newsbeat, Mail Online and El Mundo (Spanish)

8 Jan 2016

Using magnetic permeability to store information

Covered by E&T Magazine and Nanotechnology News

11 Sep 2015Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics

Replicating liver cells for fast drug testing

Covered by Yahoo! India News and Medical News Today

11 Sep 2015Biofabrication

Peak emissions at London station worse than road-side equivalents

Covered by London Evening Standard and E&T Magazine

9 Sep 2015Environmental Research Letters

Research News

Photo | View over plane wing

Climate change will delay transatlantic flights

Planes flying between Europe and North America will be spending more time in the air due to the effects of climate change, a new study has shown.

10 Feb 2016Reading, UK
Photo | Deckchairs on beach

Recent summer temperatures in Europe are likely the warmest of the last 2 millennia

Most of Europe has experienced strong summer warming over the course of the past several decades, accompanied by severe heat waves in 2003, 2010 and 2015.

29 Jan 2016Bristol, UK

Caltech researchers find evidence of a real ninth planet

Caltech researchers have found evidence of a giant planet tracing a bizarre, highly elongated orbit in the distant solar system.

20 Jan 2016Caltech, USA
Photo | plastic floating in ocean

To clean up ocean plastics focus on coasts, not the Great Pacific garbage patch

Plastic floating in the oceans is a widespread and increasing problem.

19 Jan 2016Grantham Institute, London, UK
Graphic | Structure of micro-TENNs

Penn-engineered neural networks show hope for axonal repair in the brain, with minimal disruption to brain tissue

Technology Holds Potential to Benefit Patients with Damage to Brain Connections Resulting from Brain Injury or Disease

19 Jan 2016Philadelphia, USA

Saliva test to detect GHB and alcohol poisonings

Scientists working at Loughborough University, UK, and the University of Cordoba, Spain, have developed a new method for the rapid diagnosis of poisoning in apparently drunk patients.

8 Jan 2016Bristol, UK

A fishy tale of a sheep in wolf’s clothing

Scientists have developed a technique to perform dietary analysis of fish by analysing microscopic tooth wear.

11 Dec 2015Bristol, UK