A hyperspectral snapshot captures all the light in a scene, not just colours or infrared light. The extra information is useful in many applications, from agriculture and conservation to forensics and food safety.
Science breakthroughs, mythbusting and fresh research-based perspectives for better decision-making. Check out hand-picked stories from our community.
Cracking the toughest problems
Read about radically creative approaches that are turning fundamental research into tools to create a better future for us all.
Common neurological disorders like depression and chronic pain can be challenging to treat with conventional methods. An automated version of a long-used brain stimulation technique holds real promise as a reliable and effective drug-free alternative.
Antimicrobial resistance is causing a silent, stealthy pandemic – and the pipeline of new antibiotics is dwindling. The good news is that researchers are turning to other ways to fight bacteria, by targeting the very weapons they deploy during an infection.
Doctoral researcher Ville Repo, Radical Ceramics Group
There's a high possibility of failure. But if it works, it could be a game-changer.
Bridging the gap between science and decision making
Our experts break down what decision-makers should know about current societal trends.
How can green hydrogen help make the world a better place, and how can Finland encourage its development and uptake? We’ve compiled a concise information package on green hydrogen for decision-makers.
Electrification plays a key role in solving the climate crisis. Aalto University researchers describe what kind of challenges this entails and how they can be tackled.
I didn’t know that!
Think you understand how things work? Aalto researchers set the record straight on key issues of our time.
Senior researcher Tuomas Savolainen addresses some common beliefs about black holes.
Whether you call them autonomous, self-driving or robot cars, there is a lot of discussion about when, where and how these vehicles will take to the roads.
Will artificial intelligence take your job in marketing? True or false: five claims about the future of marketing
Johanna Frösén, Associate Professor of Marketing, provides insights on some beliefs associated with marketing analytics
Does entrepreneurship cause stress and burnout? True or false: five claims about entrepreneurs’ wellbeing
Professor Ewald Kibler examines common beliefs about entrepreneurship in light of his recent research
A breakthrough in fusion energy production was achieved last week when, for the first time ever, the fusion reactions in a small fuel pellet yielded more energy than the pellet had absorbed. We asked our researchers, Taina Kurki-Suonio and Eero Hirvijoki, about five claims related to fusion.
Do dividends enrich shareholders? Is investing only for the rich? True or false: five claims about investing
Investing has become a hot topic in the media, in online discussions and around watercoolers and coffee machines – but are these conversations sharing wisdom or spreading myths? To help people make informed decisions, we asked Professor of Finance Peter Nyberg to talk about five claims and separate fact from fiction.