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Thursday, 19 March 2015

91. Cutting edge tools to better assess marine biodiversity

EU-funded researchers are helping marine scientists and governments to accurately assess the state of biodiversity in Europe’s waters. [read more]

92. LIGHTSWORDS lens promises to reduce age-related degradation of sight

Krzysztof Grabowiecki, coordinator of the LIGHTSWORDS project, describes project efforts to produce a novel optic structure, as well as future plans. [read more]

93. RE.WORK Technology Summit

The RE.WORK Technology Summit will gather experts to learn about future technologies and discuss their impact on science and society. The Future and Emerging Technologies unit of the European Commission will be part of the discussion. Dedicated tracks on robotics and deep learning will run in parallel. [read more]

94. Success Stories - Turning the tide in the war against AIDS

The AIDS pandemic has claimed the lives of nearly 40 million people. Another 35 million are living with HIV. Scientists around the world however are getting closer to creating a vaccine that could prevent or eliminate the infection. In this program, we go to the forefront of the war against AIDS. [read more]

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

95. ECCA CONFERENCE - 12-14 May 2015, Copenhagen Denmark

The second biennial ‘European Climate Change Adaptation Conference’ will be hosted in Copenhagen in 2015. More than 1000 participants are expected to attend this event. The conference will offer a unique platform for researchers, policy makers, and businesses to share new research results, novel policy developments, and practical implementation experiences regarding climate change impacts and adaptation, as well as highlight opportunities for business innovations aimed at supporting the transition to low carbon societies. It will also show how climate change adaptation in Europe can contribute to job creation and other societal benefits. Some key note speakers: Kirsten Brosbøl; The Danish Minister of the EnvironmentKurt Vandenberghe; European CommissionHans Bruyninckx; European Environment AgencyMorten Kabell; Mayor for Technical and Environmental Affairs, City of CopenhagenScientific Programme of the conference. [read more]

96. Research Headlines - Better machine tools: less chatter, more work

Innovative machine tool 'joints' developed in the EU-funded PoPJim project can tune-out the vibrations that cause material and productivity losses. Manufacturers can expect a long-sought competitive edge as the technology moves towards commercialisation in the coming years. Testing has already shown a two to three-fold productivity boost for certain tooling jobs. [read more]

97. The journal Carbon publishes a special issue devoted to the EuroGRAPHENE programme of the European Science Foundation, with input from the Graphene Flagship.

By Dr Francis Sedgemore *. Science publishing house Elsevier has just published a special issue of the journal Carbon dedicated to the European Science Foundation’s EuroGRAPHENE programme. Several of the editors involved in the new publication are... [read more]

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

98. 11 New industrial partners join the Graphene Flagship as result of open Expression of Interest

These new industrial partners bring in complementary competences and capabilities in specific areas, such as aerostructures manufacturing, biosensors, and supercapacitors. [read more]

99. Blue13 strain of the fungus responsible for potato blight detected for the first time in Spain

Scientists at the NEIKER-Tecnalia Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development have studied the genetic structure of Phytophthora infestans — responsible for potato blight — and have identified the existence of the Blue13 (13_A2) genotype for the first time in Spain. The identification has been carried out by means of genotyping using micro-satellite markers (SSR). The discovery stems from the results obtained in the PhD thesis by the agricultural engineer Néstor Alor. [read more]

100. Bluefin tuna tagged by AZTI off Basque coast has been recaptured in Malta seven years after being released

A bluefin tuna tagged by AZTI researchers and released off the coast of the Basque Country (Bay of Biscay) in August 2007 has recently been recaptured in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Malta, after having crossed the Atlantic twice, spending the winter on the North American coast and the summer on the European coast. The animal then went to the Mediterranean, where it was fished at the age of eight years, having reached its reproductive capacity. [read more]

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