Left-handers are supposed to be more creative than right-handers. But is this true? Large-scale public research by University of Groningen scientists
prof. Ton Groothuis
dr. Reint Geuze
and PhD student Nele Zickert together with the Weekend van de Wetenschap hopes to resolve the issue. 25,000 people have already completed an online test and completed dexterity exercises. What is remarkable is that twice as many lefties as right-handers and many more women took part. So we’re on the hunt for right-handed men! Go to
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NWA Idea Generator project for Kottapalli to develop low-cost sensorized shoes for patients to monitor gait and avoid fall conditions through a biofeedback voice alert.
Ymkje Stienstra (UMCG), Joram Tarusaria and Ajay Kottapalli receive an NWA Idea Generator Grant .
Ten years ago, Sijbren Otto, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Groningen, discovered self-replicating molecules that spontaneously formed rings, which then organized into stacks. These growing stacks were able to divide by breaking in...