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On 5 November 2013 DG Connect, in collaboration with ePractice.eu, organised the conference "eHealth and the Brain - ICT for Neuropsychiatric Health" to share knowledge about mental and neurological health related projects. The slides and the videos made during the day are now available. [read more]
The latest issue of the ePractice Journal features scientific papers on mobile health (mHealth) solutions. How to apply them for the benefit of both healthcare systems and patients? And what about regulatory issues like privacy? [read more]
Despite more than 99% of human DNA being identical, our immunity genes are the ones setting us apart. Besides making us unique, such genes can indicate our ancestry, which can prove of tremendous medical help in terms of issue and organ transplants. COST Action BM0803 HLA-NET engaged in a collaborative exercise aiming to map European populations sharing similar genes that set the stage for the introduction of new standards in molecular biology and immunogenetics. [read more]
JRC scientists contributed to the validation of an innovative rapid test for the simplified detection of certain drugs (antibiotic residues) in honey and mould toxins (mycotoxins) in cereals. Some antibiotics are used as preventive or therapeutic treatment to protect honey producing bees from extremely dangerous bacterial diseases and mycotoxins are toxic compounds that are produced when certain species of mould (fungi) infect crops. [read more]
The 188th meeting of the COST Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) was held in Copenhagen on 13-14 November 2013. The meeting was chaired by Dr Angeles Rodríguez-Peña (ES), President of the CSO. The Committee focused its work in particular on arrangements designed to allow continuity in the implementation of COST during its expected transition from Framework Programme 7 to Horizon 2020. [read more]
Archaeological sites and traces of Europe’s landscapes formed at low sea level during the last Ice Age can survive beneath the seabed, but recovering such evidence poses formidable technical and financial challenges. Archaeologists, heritage managers, geoscientists and industry representatives are now joining forces to research and manage these submerged landscapes that tell the stories behind human evolution. [read more]
Seminar organised during LeWeb'13 Paris on December 11, from 14.00 to 18.00 [read more]
COST’s latest Open Call, closed in September 2013, was the most successful to date, receiving a record 863 eligible pre-proposals – 79 more than the previous Open Call, closed in March 2013. [read more]