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  • Cameras developed at MTA to protect one of the world’s largest fusion facilities

    Cameras developed at MTA to protect one of the world’s largest fusion facilities

    Key to mankind’s future energy supply are fusion reactors whose development is presently at an experimental stage. One of the largest such facilities, the pillar on which Europe’s fusion research is to rest, is to become servicable by this summer in Germany. The video diagnostic system of the facility has been developed in MTA’s Wigner Physics Research Centre.

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  • Hungarians Play Main Parts on the Global Stage of Preserving Biodiversity

    Hungarians Play Main Parts on the Global Stage of Preserving Biodiversity

    Researchers assessing biodiversity in the future will be supported by a simple and new conceptual framework describing the interaction between nature and society. The system devised by IPBES with the GA of the UNO and 108 member states has drawn on a number of disciplines and term banks. As a result, it is likely to change our ways of thinking and it may lead to new discoveries.

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  • MTA researcher produces book on proteins in English

    MTA researcher produces book on proteins in English

    In her book published at the beginning of this year Monika Fuxreiter, the head of the Momentum Research Group on Protein Dynamics of MTA-DEA, presents new computerised methods of studying proteins that keep adapting to constantly changing environmental conditions. The significance of the volume published by CRC Press can be seen in the fact that Chemical Nobel Laureate 2013 Arieh Warshel contributed its Preface.

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  • A day trip to MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences

    A day trip to MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences

    Cultural shift and cooperation are the two concepts most often mentioned by several leaders of MTA Research Centre for Natural Sciences to the reporter of mta.hu during his visit to the new building inaugurated two years ago. From our reporter who spent a day at MTA TTK this is the first part of a series of reports to showcase the work going on in that network of MTA research institutions.

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  • MTA’s regional committees excel in propagating science

    MTA’s regional committees excel in propagating science

    Throughout 2014, the regional committees of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences have been engines of scientific life of the regions concerned and enlivened community interactions. By organizing a wide variety of programmes, they have helped propagate scientific findings.

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  • "It is a Real Pleasure for Me to Work in an Excellent Academic Research Environment in Hungary”

    Costas G. Papadopoulos, physicist, is spending 6 months at MTA-DE Particle Physics Research Group participating in the Visiting Scientist Program of MTA. The scientist joins the particle physics research conducted at University of Debrecen upon the invitation of Zoltán Trócsányi, Member of MTA.

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