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EU-funded researchers are extracting small pieces of protein from rice starch by-products for 'superfoods' and new cosmetics. These 'magic' molecules could add a healthy twist to baby food, sports protein supplements and products for sufferers of coeliac disease. An engineered human skin eliminating any need for animal testing could also be on the market within two years. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Airing on the UK’s Channel 4 since November 2012, Gadget Man’s fourth season features TV presenter Richard Ayoade showcasing new technologies designed to make our lives easier. This week, the show featured a companion robot named Linda which was developed under the STRANDS project. [read more]
The research work draws from the premise that systems for measuring severity are necessary to compare results following the care given to severe trauma patients in very different populations. In this respect, certain indices for measuring severity are very useful in predicting the possibility of survival yet they are difficult to obtain in daily A&E practice. [read more]
For anyone who lives on an island, surrounded by the deep, beautiful yet dangerous sea, it is a cruel thought that one day the island will be swallowed by the ocean. For the inhabitants of the tropical Pacific islands, this is about to happen. Global climate change makes the sea rise and the land disappear. How does it feel when the sea forces you to abandon all that you hold dear? What does the threat from climate change mean to the island societies and the families who live on the islands of Oceania? Written, directed, and perfomed by Pacific Islanders, Moana – The Rising of the Sea is an intense declaration of love to the natures and cultures of the Pacific, and a call for the world to think and act in these challenging times for Oceania. [read more]
JRC scientists support the EU's fight against illicit drugs with their work on speedy recognition of new psychoactive substances. [read more]
Swimming in the Mediterranean this summer will be safe, according to a scientific article co-authored by the JRC about the potential invasion of the dangerous Portuguese Man-of-War jellyfish. [read more]
Scientists from the PATHONGEN-TRACE project in Germany and France together with colleagues from the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre and the South African National Institute for Communicable Diseases developed a new genetic method, paving the way for a more effective treatment of tuberculosis (TB). The new method enables researchers not only to predict which antibiotics result in resistance but, it allows for a precise selection of compounds which are most effective in the treatment of TB. [read more]
Language is at the heart of everyday communication. But we don't all understand language in the same way, with prior information, age and cognitive ability playing a key role. An EU-funded network is studying how people in different ability and age groups perceive language. Its projects are developing tools and training software that could help people with disorders like autism communicate better. [read more]
Source: What's New in Innovation
Following the resignation of GB Chair, Stuart Ward, all GB members expressed their appreciation for his important contribution to F4E. [read more]
Source: Fusion for Energy - news
An EU-funded project has developed innovative components, chemical technologies and manufacturing processes for cheaper, more-dependable and greener Lithium-ion batteries. These breakthroughs promise to boost competitiveness among European battery and electric vehicle manufacturers. [read more]