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Keeping the balance: people and nature

In the hunt for sustainable solutions to problems arising when humans interact with the nature around them, having the local community on board is a must...

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Exploring nano-scale scaffolds for mending damaged hearts

EU-funded researchers have used advanced nanomaterials to engineer heart tissue, and have explored the development of innovative stem cell-based therapies that could greatly improve the recovery rates of people who have suffered heart attacks. The researchers have made some preliminary tests on rats, the basis for further study. An automated microscope and software developed in the project are currently being commercialised.