In 2017 over 900 highly-specialised medical teams from all over Europe joined their forces in the European Reference Networks (ERNs). In this video, doctors and patients explain how the ERNs can tackle complex or rare diseases.
Did you know the European Commission's Scientific Committees are working hard to protect your health? They help keep you safe by giving careful consideration to things you might not even think about and their work impacts on EU legislation.
Take a look at this new video clip to find out more!
A model is a simple representation of reality that helps us to understand how something works. But models can also help us to understand unknowns or predict what might happen. So, for example, we can we predict the potential risk to humans from chemicals or contaminants in food. An EFSA scientist explains. (courtesy of the European Food Safety Authority)
Taking account of what you don't know (as well as what you do know) is an intrinsic part of science. Dr Andy Hart from Fera Science Ltd explains how information on "uncertainties" helps people to better understand the likelihood of different outcomes and support informed decision-making, both in science and in everyday life. (courtesy of the European Food Safety Authority)