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Two professors believe they may have a promising lead from which to develop a new treatment for obesity and diabetes. [read more]
"If I have received radiotherapy to my abdomen (to treat cancer) and I have a heart problem or a new cancer 30 years later, to what extent is this linked to the radiotherapy I received?" asks Dr Lars Hjorth of Lund University in Sweden. [read more]
Europe's vision for the development of electricity networks, which can significantly reduce the environmental impact and allow consumers to play a part in adjusting the system, has turned a vision into a reality. This is also thanks to the project ADDRESS, which stands for ('Active Distribution Network with Full Integration of Demand and Distributed Energy Resources'). This five-year project, answered the call of the European Community's 7th Framework Programme, in the Energy area, for the 'Development of Interactive Distribution Energy Networks'. Quality validation date: 2013-05-15 [read more]
I think it depends on what we consider as Europe: is it politicians or people in the street? I think that the solution may come from the people and the citizens. There is an important to change the mentalities and I think that people have to be more critical about the world in which they are living and we have to change our habits and our way to consume goods and find new values. And I think that politicians have to help that and they have to believe and to realize that we have to change the system in which we're living and the economical system and the philosophical, political way to consider the world and society in general, today. [read more]
COST has been developing its strategies to contribute to European research policy and, in particular, to align them with the common goals set by the European Council, the European Commission and the European Parliament. [read more]
Submit your proposal for one of the 150 stands available to showcase the latest findings in advanced research, technologies, new systems, innovation in services & business and ICT products just coming to market. Deadline: 7 June 2013 - 16.00. [read more]
Modelling is a powerful tool that supports materials research in the development of novel or improved applications. It provides the key information for identifying new materials, tailoring materials and design materials for structures and systems. [read more]
The COST FPS Domain has teamed up with the Forest-based Technology Platform and organised a conference to facilitate networking between young researchers and the forest-based industry. [read more]
The European Commission's central platform for disaster response, the Emergency Response Centre (ERC), was inaugurated today in Brussels on the occasion of the Civil Protection Forum, which aims to address the EU's increasing role in disaster management. This new Centre relies extensively on three JRC platforms used for the forecast and monitoring of floods, fires, humanitarian natural disasters and tsunamis, as well as on the JRC's monitoring and analytical capabilities (ie: flash situation reports, map services…). [read more]
Psychiatric disorders are a major, though often "hidden", health problem. It is estimated that mental disorders affect more than 160 million Europeans - 38% of the population each year. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), one in four of us will suffer from at least one mental disorder during our lifetime. In addition to the direct impact this has on patients and their families, the impact on national healthcare systems is significant. [read more]
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