The Advisory Board of the Hungarian Chemical Society awards the first Hungarian Alajos Kálmán Prize in 2020 to Prof. Mátyás Czugler (Prof. emer., Research Centre for Natural Sciences). The career of Prof. Mátyás Czugler is primarily joined to the Research Centre for Natural Sciences of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. [...]
Microbes living on dripstones of Baradla Cave (NW Hungary) produce and can stabilize for long time a peculiar carbonate that has a key role in understanding carbonate formation and biomineralization – say scientists from Eötvös Loránd University, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Research Centre for Astronomy and Earth Sciences and [...]
As of May 18, the government allowed workplaces to gravitate toward normal working schedules. On May 20, President of the Lorand Eotvos Research Network has withdrawn the safety measurements put into effect on March 10 and March 17, respectively. Directors of the research institutes were given the right to provide [...]
A new class of carbon materials, found in natural and laboratory-shocked samples, combines the superhard qualities of diamond with improved fracture resistance and increased plasticity. Diamond is the hardest single substance known. Its strong covalent bonds that point towards the corners of a tetrahedron give it not only extremely high [...]
The Neuronal Network and Behavior Research Group, RCNS published their results in Nature Neuroscience. Barsy, B., Kocsis, K., Magyar, A. et al. Associative and plastic thalamic signaling to the lateral amygdala controls fear behavior. Nat Neurosci 23, 625–637 (2020). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41593-020-0620-z Read the full paper here.