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  • „I thank MTA for its confidence in me

    „I thank MTA for its confidence in me"

    At Semmelweis University Zoltán Jakus and his team are engaged in the intensive study of the lymphatic system of the lungs, mapping of its development, and its role in the start of newborns' breathing. The findings may reveal the causes of breathing disorders common among premature infants and may also be utilised in the treatment of epidemic adult hypertension and obesity.

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  • Part of Dohnányi’s estate from Florida lands in MTA Research Centre

    Part of Dohnányi’s estate from Florida lands in MTA Research Centre

    Researchers of MTA Momentum program have brought a new consignment of prominent pianist and composer Ernő Dohnányi’s estate to Hungary. The invaluable documents will enlarge the current Dohnányi estate safeguarded as a part of the national heritage at MTA Research Centre for the Humanities (MTA BTK).

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  • Unexplained extinction 85 million years ago - Momentum-sponsored researchers explore Late Cretaceous fauna of Bakony area

    Unexplained extinction 85 million years ago - Momentum-sponsored researchers explore Late Cretaceous fauna of Bakony area

    Over 10 000 bone remains have been found in the past 14 years at Iharkút, one of Europe's most important sites of Late Cretaceous vertebrates. The MTA-ELTE Momentum Dinosaur Research Group studies the animals and their circumstances prevailing in the Bakony Mountains area 85 million years ago.

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  • Researchers of MTA join European Union’s Graphene Flagship project

    Researchers of MTA join European Union’s Graphene Flagship project

    The Nanostructured Materials Research Group of MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences is joining the Graphene Flagship project. The group focuses on graphene-based, sandwich-like composites, and its findings will be part of the “High Frequency Electronics” work package. Initiated by the European Commission, Graphene Flagship aims at developing future and emerging technologies.

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  • New species of ticks identified by Hungarian researchers

    New species of ticks identified by Hungarian researchers

    Ixodes ariadnae is the name given to a species of ticks so far unknown but discovered on bats and in bat caves by Hungarian scientists thanks to wide co-operation between scientists in Hungary with MTA Centre for Agricultural Research (MTA ATK) also participating.

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  • MTA researcher’s paper in prestigious chemical journal

    MTA researcher’s paper in prestigious chemical journal

    Hungarian, Spanish and Indian researchers author the theoretical planability of homogeneous catalysis in a special issue of the British Chemical Society Reviews, one of the best chemical periodicals. András Stirling, a science counsel of MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences is the Hungarian originator of a summary of the latest findings, several of which have been presented in his own contribution.

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  • Sum(m)it 240 - MTA Rényi Institute of Mathematics stages international conference in combinatorics

    Sum(m)it 240 - MTA Rényi Institute of Mathematics stages international conference in combinatorics

    MTA Rényi Institute of Mathematics is holding a major international conference on combinatorics in honour of four Hungarian internationally acclaimed mathematicians. László Lovász, President of MTA, opened the event that marked the 60th birthday of Péter Frankl, Zoltán Füredi, Ervin Győri and János Pach.

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