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Friday, 31 October 2014

1. ITEA and ETRI bring Europe and Korea closer in software systems sector

Published on: 31-October-2014 ITEA, the EUREKA Cluster for So (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

2. Press Centre - Contribution of EU-funded research to IPCC's 5th Assessment Report

The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) is planning to publish its Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) on 2 November 2014. It will provide an up to date view of the current state of scientific knowledge relevant to climate change, since it integrates the results of assessments on the latest research carried out over the past six years. [read more]

3. Research Headlines - Unlocking the chemical 'treasure trove' hidden in our forests

Forest-based industries have long been a significant part of the European economy, converting wood into pulp, paper, cardboard, energy and a range of other wood-derived products. However, the side-streams of these industries contain a potential treasure-trove of valuable materials which have not been fully exploited so far. These materials include precious compounds known to have anti-cancer properties, which have in effect been discarded as waste. [read more]

4. Success Stories - Don't panic

Ship evacuations sometimes turn chaotic, ending in tragedy. In this episode of Futuris, we look at why this happens and what can be improved with new technologies. [read more]

5. The climate change challenge: the outcome of the IPCC 5th assessment report - 4 November 2014, Brussels

How will EU society, and indeed individual EU citizens, react, adapt and generally cope with the impacts of the coming changes to the world’s climate? What can its elected representatives and policy-makers do on the world stage? Answers to such questions will be outlined in a special event at the European Parliament (EP) as the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) presents the latest findings from its 5th Assessment Report (AR5). The IPCC’s Chairman, Dr Rajendra Pachauri, will present the key findings from the IPCC’s report, hot off the press, and take part in a Q&A session at the European Parliament to debate the report’s contents. [read more]

Thursday, 30 October 2014

6. LED there be light - Fiat Lux: Sistine Chapel illuminated as never before

Michelangelo’s wonderful paintings in the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel are getting a second life thanks to a revolutionary new Light Emitting Diode (LED) system, funded by an EU research project called LED4ART. [read more]

7. Research Headlines - Seeing the bigger picture with climate change

Europe takes a leading role in combatting climate change, cutting its emissions and helping forge global consensus to address the problem. European action on this front includes research to learn more about weather systems across the planet, as two recent European Union (EU)-funded projects show. [read more]

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

8. Alpha irradiation induced anti-tumour immunity in mice - 29 Oct 2014

A study evaluating the immunogenicity of tumour cells after they have been irradiated with the alpha particle emitter bismuth-213 (213Bi) showed resistance to further tumour challenge. [read more]

9. Call for Tenders for the appointment of an external auditor to the COST Association

Following its statutes, the general assembly of the COST Association, the Committee of Senior Officials, must appoint an external auditor to ensure an independent audit of its annual statements. This decision shall be taken at its 192nd meeting on 12-13 November in Sofia. [read more]

10. Research Headlines - New tests aim to detect breast and ovarian cancers earlier

The EU-funded project EPIFEMCARE is developing blood tests that could lead to the earlier detection of ovarian and breast cancers, fewer over-diagnoses of breast cancer and improved personalised care. [read more]

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