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  • "Momentum has brought me home”

    The results of István Kézsmárki, a head of a Momentum team, are very promising in a number of application areas from optical signal transfer through data storage to the development of a new diagnostic tool for malaria that could make a worldwide breakthrough. The scientist returning home from Germany is to continue his research at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

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  • Participants of the Medicine in Proteins Program for Excellence in Protein Science Disclose their Findings at Conference

    Participants of the Medicine in Proteins Program for Excellence in Protein Science Disclose their Findings at Conference

    The first conference of MedInProt covered the development of protein medicine in Hungary, a newly discovered process inducing inflammation, and the role of regulating proteins in the physiological mechanism of aging.

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  • Two Momentum Teams Identify Protein Responsible for the Development of Inflammatory Diseases

    Two Momentum Teams Identify Protein Responsible for the Development of Inflammatory Diseases

    MTA-SE Momentum Research group for Inflammation Physiology led by Attila Mócsai cooperating with MTA-SE Momentum Research Group for Lymph Physiology have discovered the basis for a new therapeutic method ahead. The family of proteins that are crucial in the formation of tumours also play a central role in the development of inflammatory diseases.

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  • Ambassador of Iran pays introductory visit to President of MTA

    Ambassador of Iran pays introductory visit to President of MTA

    Iran and Hungary should expand scientific relations, said Ambassador Mohammad Reza Morshedzadeh when he paid an introductory visit to the President of MTA. László Lovász stressed the importance of further developing bilateral scientific relations.

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  • New Home for MTA Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences under Construction

    New Home for MTA Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences under Construction

    A new MTA building complex will be offering an inspiring research environment that matches 21st century requirements for scholars of MTA, one that will undergird cooperation between the various fields of humanities and will be more efficient to operate. The building site in District 9 in Budapest is already filled with machinery to give way to the erection of eight, six and four storey blocks of buildings.

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  • MTA Deputy General Secretary Meets a Representative of One of the Top Research Financing Agencies in the USA

    MTA Deputy General Secretary Meets a Representative of One of the Top Research Financing Agencies in the USA

    How to widen scientific relations, extend the opportunities of the MTA Momentum Program, and support holders of USA scholarships through partners in Hungary were on the agenda in the discussions between Beáta Barnabás, MTA Deputy General Secretary and Bonnie Thompson, the program manager of the National Science Foundation.

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  • „Hungarian researchers' and students' attitude is exemplary

    „Hungarian researchers' and students' attitude is exemplary"

    Gareth John Dyke joined MTA-DE Lendület Behavioural Ecology Research Group thanks to MTA's Visiting Scientist Program. The British paleontologist, invited by Zoltán Barta, head of the research group, will be working with the group for a whole year. His research throws new light on the evolution of flight, and theories on the relation between birds and dinosaurs.

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  • Butterflies detect the world with mathematical precision

    Butterflies detect the world with mathematical precision

    The discovery made and reported in the prestigious Optics Express by the staff of MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences has the promise of a number of application areas ranging from flat TV screens to biosensors. The publication from the staff of MTA TTK MFA Department of Nanostructures is another milestone in the study of nanostructures that make the wings of the Lycaenidae family of butterflies blue.

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  • From the Ice Age to Current Cyanide Pollution Events – environmental research by MTA Atomki

    From the Ice Age to Current Cyanide Pollution Events – environmental research by MTA Atomki

    The climate changes and the transformation of the soil, the flora and the fauna in the past millennia just as the traces of recent environmental catastrophes may be reconstructed in one of the most important projects run by the Ede Hertelendi Laboratory of Environmental Studies of MTA Atomki. Staff will soon analyse the samples of the water and the mud taken from Lake Bukura in the Retyezát Mountains.

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  • „I have brought home the knowledge, experience and attitude that I obtained in the USA

    „I have brought home the knowledge, experience and attitude that I obtained in the USA"

    The Momentum research team of Nándor Gábor Than at the MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences aims to explore and characterize the signal transduction pathways that play a key role in the development of miscarriages and other pregnancy complications. Back from the USA, Dr. Than hopes that his team's findings may facilitate the rise of personalized medicine.

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