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In Europe, some 463 000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, making it the most common form of cancer in women. Depending on certain conditions, different drug combinations will be more - or less - effective. The EU-funded RESPONSIFY project has identified these conditions. [read more]
A detailed picture of European weather patterns over the past decades is now emerging thanks to an EU-funded project to re-analyse historical records. The results will help governments plan for climate change by better understanding past trends and extreme events. [read more]
A panel of experts in data, innovation and policy discussed the opportunities for rail to advance at the Transport Systems Catapult’s Imagine Festival 2015. Richard Jones reports One thing we all agree on is that rail infrastructure cannot keep up with growing customer demand, so the challenge is to improve efficiency, capacity and routes. Data and computing have huge potential to do so. But as well as exciting opportunities, there are technical and policy challenges to overcome. [read more]
As published by Nature Chemistry, scientists from IBM Research (NYSE: IBM) and CiQUS at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, have confirmed the existence and characterized the structure of arynes, a family of highly-reactive short-lived molecules which was first suggested 113 years ago. [read more]
The European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) took place from 15-19 June and provided the backdrop for the MySmartCityDistrict initiative to hold a series of events dubbed OpenHouse from across four member projects - R2CITIES, ZenN, EU-GUGLE and CITyFiED. [read more]
The European research project ECSAFESEAFOOD is currently developing innovative sensors to detect harmful toxins and pharmaceutical agents that can accumulate in seafood. [read more]
BIODIVERSA is pleased to announce the launch of the BIODIVERSA 2015 pan-European call for research proposals on: 'Understanding and managing biodiversity dynamics to improve ecosystem functioning and delivery of ecosystem services in a global change context: the cases of (1) soils and sediments, and (2) land- river- and sea-scapes (habitat connectivity, green and blue infrastructures, and naturing cities)'. [read more]
The European Investment Fund (EIF) and Santander UK today signed an agreement to increase lending to innovative small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) as well as small mid-caps in the United Kingdom. This is the first transaction in the UK to benefit from the support of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). [read more]
Looking at Europe's flamboyant cathedrals, it is easy to forget that even stone does not last forever. Without effective conservation, gargoyles erode, stained glass shatters, and choir stalls eventually rot. EU-funded researchers have produced innovative compounds to protect our cultural heritage. [read more]