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The workshop gave an overview of the obesity research that the EU is currently funding. The Presentations from the Conference are now published. [read more]
AtlantikSolar broke the World record for the longest autonomous flight by a small Unmanned Aerial Vehichle (UAV) ever in July. The sturdy solar powered light aircraft was airborne for 81 hours non-stop facing gusts of wind of 60 km/hour (nearly 40 mph). [read more]
Vitamin B3 may have been made on icy dust grains in space, and couriered to us here on Earth by meteorites and comets. [read more]
The SUNRISE FP7 project (Ref. No. 611449; website: http://fp7-sunrise.eu/) requires the participation of additional beneficiaries to carry out certain project tasks. The present Open Call closes on 7 August and makes available up to EUR 900 000, to be distributed among four to six new beneficiaries. [read more]
EU-funded researchers now have a better understanding of why some babies develop atopic eczema early in life. [read more]
The 'International Research Newsletter' is published monthly and contains news and updates on the EC's International Research related activities. This month Cape Verde, Latin America, Korea, Morocco and much more... [read more]
The SIMON consortium has announced the beginning of the large scale pilots that will take place in the cities of Madrid, Lisbon and Parma to demonstrate the solutions proposed by the project. SIMON is a demonstration oriented project that aims at promoting the independent living and societal participation of mobility impaired people in the context of public parking areas and multiple transport modes, through the adoption of specific navigation information and access-rights management solutions. [read more]
Breast cancer is a leading cause of death for women, despite screening programmes cutting mortality rates. EU-funded researchers have developed new tools for personalised screening programmes to improve detection and prognosis - several of which are ready for use. [read more]
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Over two decades, agricultural expansion and neglect have reduced natural vegetation cover in the Brazilian eco-regions Cerrado and Caatinga to 47% and 63% of the original area respectively, according to a study led by the JRC. [read more]
The EU-funded FUSENET project created new learning opportunities for Europe's future fusion scientists by developing educational materials, organising internships and bringing academia and industry closer together. While the project may be officially over, the concept has been kept very much alive through the ever-expanding FUSENET Association. [read more]