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Slovenian Scientists Help Solve Mystery of Cosmic Rays

An international team featuring several Slovenian scientists has discovered that cosmic rays with exceptionally high energies come from far beyond the Milky Way, in what is a solution to a mystery that has puzzled scientists for over fifty years. The Pierre Auger collaboration, which works with data collected by the Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina, collected observational evidence demonstrating that ...

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    Slovenian Scientists Develop a Biological Device Which Detects Inflammations And Creates Cures

    Researchers from the National Institute of Chemistry have created cells with the help of gene “hacking” which automatically detect inflammations and set in motion a therapeutic reaction – the creation of a cure. A group of Slovenian scientists has made a big step towards the advanced biological treatment of inflammatory diseases. It has created a prototype cell, which can be ...

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      Slovenia To Become Associate Member Of CERN

      Education, Science and Sports Minister Maja Makovec Brenčič signed an agreement making Slovenia an associate member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) with a view to becoming a full-fledged member in five years. The five-year transition period is standard for new members, the ministry has said, explaining that Slovenian researchers and companies will immediately have full access to ...

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        Slovenian Researchers on Team That Described New ALS Gene

        Several Slovenian researchers were on the team that described a new gene believed to be associated with increased risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The gene, called C21orf2, is interesting for further studies that will highlight the mechanism causing ALS and could potentially lead to the development of an effective therapy for what is ...

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          Small Nature Miracle: First Baby Dragon Is Born

          After four months of vigilant observation of the amphibian, and the eggs it laid, came the news from the cave: the first baby olm hatched! The olm started laying eggs on January 31, and the embryos within the eggs are becoming more and more active, which is a proof that they are growing and developing, was reported by the Postojna Jama. ...

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            Slovenian Explorer Embarks On New Round-The-World Flight

            Slovenian pilot Matevž Lenarčič began his third solo round-the-world flight in an ultralight aircraft in Portorož on Friday. As all of Lenarčič’s expeditions, the latest project will have an environmental note. As part of the GreenLight WorldFlight 2016 Lenarčič will help measure atmospheric concentrations of black carbon, a powerful pollutant that has been found to play an important role in ...

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              Meta’s List Visualized Slovenian Scientists Around The World

              The team behind the Slovenian media network Meta’s list and its web portal for the promotion of science Meta Science, visualized Slovenian scientists around the world – who they are, where they work and what their research is all about. Database which is being regularly updated, currently consists of more than 250 scientists; most of them are based in USA!. ...

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                Association of Slovenes Educated Abroad event in New York

                VTIS (Association of Slovenes Educated Abroad) organized an event in New York, featuring short presentations of the work of Slovenes who are active at universities, businesses and other organizations in New York City. The event, which was part of the global series “Slovene Science Around the World”, took place on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at New York University. The first ...

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                  Slovenian students receive gold at US science competition

                  A team of eight secondary school students received the gold medal at the 2015 International Genetically Engineered Machine competition in Boston, USA. The students found a method to obtain biofuel from organic waste. From waste to fuel First Slovenian high-school group to compete at iGEM were very excited to face the challenges synthetic biology poses. In the research project, they will be ...

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                    Slovenian Scientist Makes Major Breakthrough in Cell Research

                    Matjaž Humar and his colleague Seok Hyun Yun of Harvard University have made a major breakthrough in biological cell research, as they succeeded to create self-contained cellular biolasers, Slovenia’s leading research institution, the Jožef Stefan Institute (IJS), announced in a press release on Wednesday. The lasers appear in the form of a microscopic fluorescent droplet, the IJS said adding that ...

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