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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]
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]
The research funding organisations gathered in FLAG-ERA launch a dedicated joint call for proposals worth 18.5 M EUR in synergy with the FET Flagships ‘Graphene Flagship and 'Human Brain Project' on 27 October 2014 [read more]
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]
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]
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]
Source: What's New in Innovation
When will driverless cars be on stream? And which manufacturer is going to make it happen? [read more]
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]
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]