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Wednesday, 17 June 2015

121. Success Stories - A new harvest for Africa

Where water is scarce, it makes sense to make the most of what you receive for free. An EU-funded project is studying the different ways Africa's farmers can increase the volume of rain and river water collected, to improve crop yields and bridge dry spells. [read more]

122. Success Stories - What happens in teenagers' brains

Adolescence is marked by significant physical, cognitive and socio-emotional changes. Despite these well-known developments, the neural mechanisms supporting this phase of growth in the life of human beings remain unknown. Prof. Eveline Crone has carried out for the first time a longitudinal study to investigate the brain processes underlying the behaviour of teenagers. [read more]

123. The RECODE project recommendations for Open Access to Research Data are now available

The EU-funded FP7 project RECODE has leveraged existing networks, communities and projects to address challenges within the open access and data dissemination and preservation sector. On the basis of this work, RECODE now presents policy recommendations on open access to research data. [read more]

124. The new StARTS programme at the Sónar Festival

The European Commission presents the new STARTS programme – Innovation at the nexus of Science, Technology and the Arts–at the Sónar Festival. Projects, companies and institutions supported by the EC will present the outcomes emerging from the confluence of knowledge, creativity and innovation. [read more]

125. VASCUBONE – a toolbox for customised vascularised bone implants

The EU project VASCUBONE was coordinated by the Fraunhofer Institute for In-terfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB and has reached the end of a five-year funding period. In March 2015, the partners of this international research consortium met at the Würzburg Congress Centre to discuss the results of this successful project. The focus of the meeting was the newly developed 'VASCUBONE Toolbox' to apply advanced materials and tailor-made combinations to individualized bone defects. [read more]

126. Video Info day : The Human Brain Project - Call for Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience"

On 5 June an info day was held at the University in Florence (IT). You can watch a recording of the webstream. [read more]

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

127. COST Scientific Committee getting started

Appointed by the CSO in May this year, members of the newly founded COST Scientific Committee held their kick-off meeting in Brussels today. [read more]

128. From BrainScales to Human Brain Project: Neuromorphic Computing Coming of Age

Presentation on EU FET Proactive project "Brainscales" & EU FET Flagship Human Brain Project. [read more]

129. Graphene Flagship: The journey so far: "Annual report 2013 – 2014"

Launched in October 2013,the Graphene Flagship has now been sailing for a little over a year. Much has been achieved in this short time, yet we are only a tenth of the way on a voyage that we hope will take graphene and related materials from academic laboratories into society. [read more]

130. Harnessing nature to achieve sustainable and efficient farming

EU-funded researchers with the LIBERATION project have shown that by naturally controlling insect pests and maintaining good soil health, farmers can save money and cut costs. [read more]

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