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The health benefits of sea vegetables such as seaweed have been well documented by nutrition experts. Traditionally, those eating seaweed-based diets have shown fewer instances of obesity, diabetes, Alzheimer's disease and other nervous disorders. While Asian cultures have included seaweed in their diet for centuries, Western societies have been slower to appreciate the benefits. Quality validation date: 2013-04-24 [read more]
I'm concerned about education because I think the level of the teachers is getting lower, much lower, so I think that's my concern: that teachers cannot motivate children anymore and they don't have the right level to really teach something to the children. [read more]
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 24 April 2013 Why is the EU devoting resources to Malaria research? Malaria is one of the world's most deadliest diseases, killing one person roughly every minute. There are more than 200 million new cases every year, most of them in children and pregnant women in... [read more]
European Commission Press release Brussels, 24 April 2013 An EU-funded research project aims to start testing a new diagnostic tool for malaria one year ahead of schedule. The pioneering smartphone-like device uses cutting-edge nanotechnology to detect not only the malaria infection but also any drug resistance from a pinprick of... [read more]
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The future of energy lies in Norwegian tides Tidal Sails, a start-up from Norway, is using marine tides to generate energy at a cost close enough to grid price to make it one of the first economically-viable renewable energy sources – but support from private investors is a long time coming. [read more]
Source: EUREKA Success stories
This study aims analyses the growing amount of knowledge in European efforts for the application of ICT and smart systems in fully electric vehicles (FEVs) to support policymaking in this area. [read more]
The Commission wants to explore what this convergence of technology and content could mean for Europe's economic growth and innovation, cultural diversity, and consumers (especially those that may need protection, such as children.) [read more]
Source: EU News - Science and Technology
European Commission MEMO Brussels, 24 April 2013 Millions of people living in highly endemic areas continue to lack access to effective malaria prevention, diagnostic testing, and treatment. As a result, this disease kills more than 660,000 people a year, most of them children under the age of five. [read more]
The JRC is addressing the challenges of standardisation in a two-day event, with a special focus on Eco-Innovation. Organised jointly with the European Association of Research and Technology Organisations (EARTO), the European Standards Organisations (CEN and CENELEC) and the European Commission Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry, this initiative aims at linking the science, industry, standards and policy-making communities in order to facilitate the screening of emerging areas and identify early needs for standards. [read more]
A young scientist from a Czech research institute established in 2011 with European Union funding with the aim of becoming a leading European centre of science has made an important genetic discovery which could lead to more effective treatment for some forms of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. [read more]