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Feb 24, 2015 08:47 GMT Uppsala University In a new study, researchers from Uppsala University show that the Moringa seeds can be used for separation of different materials. Separation processes are very important in mining industries and the new knowledge could contribute to reduce the needs for expensive synthetic chemicals.

Jan 26, 2015 09:59 GMT Uppsala University ​Climate researcher Doreen Stabinsky will be Uppsala University’s first holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. She is to take up the position on February 1st and contribute to the establishment of an environment that will be unique, both in Sweden and internationally.

"Life is beautiful".  Schreur to show the work at the London Biennale in the Chelsea Old Town Hall

Jan 11, 2015 10:00 GMT Marcel Schreur Next week,from the 20th to the 25th of January,Marcel Schreur, the original Dutch artist is displaying his large,colourful and expressive impromptu painting to the wider public for the first time.The venue is the Old Town Hall on the Kings Road in Chelsea,London.He says"I have found that,ultimately,creating art is the discipline of free movement and inner trust."Life is beautiful.Indeed.

London Biennale 2015. Marcel Schreur to show his "Art with Heart" at the Chelsea Old Town Hall.

Dec 19, 2014 14:17 GMT Marcel Schreur The Old Town Hall is the perfect setting for the London Biennale.Marcel Schreur,the London based, Dutch artist,has been selected to participate in this museum quality exhibition.130 artists from 40 countries from around the globe come together in the multicultural,prestigious and colourful heart of vibrant Chelsea from the 20th to the 25th of January 2015.Schreur shows his work"Life is beautiful!"

The Impact of an act of love or a good deed influences many, even beyond ones horizon....

Dec 15, 2014 10:28 GMT Marcel Schreur Marcel Schreur,the original Dutch artist,is thrilled to announce that his design created on a life size statue of a baby Asian Elephant called "Impact" has found a new home.The striking design embodies his view on life.Refusing not to be good,he bled his life on to this little elephant.Now the little one has been chosen as a symbol for Mynewsdesk 1 million euro international charity initiative.

Global consumption an increasingly significant driver of tropical deforestation

Oct 22, 2014 15:00 BST Chalmers University of Technology International trade with agricultural and wood products is an increasingly important driver of tropical deforestation. More than a third of recent deforestation can be tied to production of beef, soy, palm oil and timber. “The trend is clear, the drivers of deforestation have been globalized and commercialized”, says assistant professor Martin Persson, Chalmers University of Technology.

Sep 29, 2014 07:10 BST Uppsala University Present-day lithium batteries are efficient but involve a range of resource and environmental problems. Using materials from alfalfa (lucerne seed) and pine resin and a clever recycling strategy, Uppsala researchers have now come up with a highly interesting alternative. Their study will be presented soon in the scientific journal ChemSusChem.

Mas.s participates in the "Tunnel Project" Art Exhibition in Fitzrovia, Central London with "Epiphany?!"

Sep 17, 2014 15:18 BST Marcel Schreur From the 23rd to the 27th an International group Exhibition is organised in Central London. Mas.s the original Dutch artist, now living and working in Kingston Upon Thames, will participate with 2 works. Artists gathered from around the globe will show their best work in bustling and art loving Fitzrovia. Just back from his solo show in Italy, he is thrilled to show new work in his hometown.

September is Alzheimer awareness month. Mas.s touches upon this devastating disease in his painting "Where am I?!" A self reflection.

Aug 25, 2014 11:28 BST Marcel Schreur Mas.s has touched in this painting upon one of the fastest growing diseases in Western society. He states "Alzheimer or dementia is not to be approached in medical terms only.Medication and cures should always be seconding genuine care and solidarity.Patients experience often a grave sense of fear,of being all alone.Hold them and love them, there is no better medicine."He knows from the inside.

"Unity in Diversity" Art exhibtion. A solo show by Mas.s in Levanto, Italy.

Aug 05, 2014 09:02 BST Marcel Schreur From the 6th to the 12th of September Mas.s is to show more then 20 paintings in the Old City Hall of the delightful coastal town of Levanto in Italy.He says:"I am thrilled by this wonderful opportunity to share my gift in Italy.This is a perfect platform to show"Unity in Diversity",both in the world at large and in my art.Focussing on what binds us and not on what divides us."Very current indeed.