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Tuesday, 28 October 2014

11. Research Headlines - Meet Poppy, the 3-D printed robot set to inspire innovation in classrooms

Written in cooperation with Inria, France European Research Council (ERC) grantee Dr Pierre-Yves Oudeyer, is today presenting the first complete open-source 3D printed humanoid robot, called 'Poppy' (@poppy_project). Poppy is a robot that anybody can build – its body is 3D printed and its behaviour programmed by the user. [read more]

12. SRG-MED visit neuroscientist Professor May-Britt Moser, 2014 Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine.

The SRG-MED and ESF staff members had the privilege to be hosted by Professor May-Britt Moser in Trondheim on 17 October 2014 and to be guided by her in their visit of the animal facilities of the Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience / Centre for Neural Computation (http://www.ntnu.edu/kavli). [read more]

Monday, 27 October 2014

13. E-Consultation on Nature-Based Solutions - 12 November 2014

The European Commission is developing an EU Research and Innovation policy on nature-based solutions to tackle some of the most pressing challenges of our time. Nature-based solutions can transform societal challenges into innovation opportunities by capitalising on existing knowledge and turning natural capital into a source for green growth and sustainable development. These solutions are inspired and supported by nature, while maintaining and enhancing natural capital. They are sustainable measures that simultaneously meet environmental, social and economic objectives. The objective of the EU Research & Innovation policy on nature-based solutions is to position Europe as a world leader both in Research & Innovation on nature-based solutions and in the global market for nature-based solutions. This the stakeholder e-consultation is part of a multi-stakeholder dialogue that will contribute to developing a comprehensive EU Research & Innovation policy framework for nature-based solutions. [read more]

14. EU breast cancer research targets personalised treatment

European Commission Press release Brussels, 27 October 2014 Caption: The ASSURE project tailors breast cancer screening – hematoxylin and eosin marked breast tissue containing invasive ductal carcinoma. Copyright: ©VPH-PRISM Today, in most developed countries, one in eight women will likely develop breast cancer during their lifetime. [read more]

15. OECD data supports the benefits of cross-border collaboration for regions

Published on: 27-October-2014 A recent publication by the OECD, the regional outlook 2014, looks at the contribution of regions and cities to economic performance, it addresses the issues involved i (...) [read more]

Source: EUREKA News

16. Research Headlines - New horizons in treating breast cancer

Today, in most developed countries, a woman’s chance of getting breast cancer is 1 in 8. Clinical trials have shown that despite its effectiveness, chemotherapy can also cause long- term side-effects like secondary cancers, cardiac toxicity (damage caused to the heart by toxins), early menopause and a reduction in cognitive functions. It is also assumed that between 12 and 20% of early breast cancer patients are over-treated. [read more]

17. Robotics software can generate ITER savings of roughly 7 million EUR

GENERIS could be integrated into ITER’s Remote Handling Control System. [read more]

18. Robotics software could generate ITER savings of roughly 7 million EUR

GENERIS could be integrated into ITER’s Remote Handling Control System. [read more]

19. Robotics software generates ITER savings of roughly 7 million EUR

GENERIS will be integrated into ITER’s Remote Handling Control System [read more]

20. Science with and for Society - New site for Science with and for Society (SwafS)

The Science in Society web site has been replaced by a new site for "Science with and for Society". The site's clear and simple design makes it easier to navigate and to find the information you are looking for. At least, that's the objective, so please let us know via the feedback button on the far right of the screen if it is not the case! [read more]

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