Two University of Groningen scientists have made it into the Top-30 of highly cited fungus researchers, according to the magazine Lab Times. Professors Marten Veenhuis and Ida van der Klei are in positions 22 and 27 respectively. In all, six scientists from Dutch universities are in the Top-30. Overall, the Netherlands comes second after Germany, but before the UK.
The University of Groningen (UG) will soon have a new Bachelor’s degree programme on offer: Biomedical Engineering.
If you are a black-tailed godwit (Limosa limosa limosa), your biannual migrations over the Sahara desert may prove fatal. Black-tailed godwits that breed in the Netherlands mostly spend their winters in West Africa, and so they fly over the Sahara twice...
Parkinson’s disease causes brain cells that produce the neurotransmitter dopamine to die. But where does the disease start? Evidence suggests that a failure of the brain’s immune system may be the root cause of the disease.