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Thursday, 30 July 2015

21. The EU at Expo Milano 2015 - "Tackling obesity via EU-funded R&D" presentations

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]

22. The Longest Autonomous Flight

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]

23. Trending science: Vitamin B3 may have been delivered from space

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]

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

24. FP7 SUNRISE project announces second competitive Open Call for additional project beneficiaries

The SUNRISE FP7 project (Ref. No. 611449; website: 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]

25. How unravelling the mystery of food allergies could benefit millions

EU-funded researchers now have a better understanding of why some babies develop atopic eczema early in life. [read more]

26. International Cooperation - Newsletter - July 2015 issue

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]

27. Large scale pilots test a new system to support mobility impaired people

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]

28. Research Headlines - Personalising breast cancer screening

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]

29. Satellite imagery analysis quantifies heavy vegetation losses in Brazilian drylands - 29 Jul 2015

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]

30. Success Stories - Investing in Europe's bright future in fusion

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]

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