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soil erosion
Dec 15 2017

According to a new study, almost 36 billion tons of soil is lost every year due to water, and deforestation and other changes in land use make the problem worse. The study also offers ideas on how agriculture can change to become a part of the solution from being part of the problem

The JRC has defined the data elements considered to be essential to enable further research into rare diseases.
Dec 15 2017

The Commission has defined a uniform standard for the collection of data on rare diseases in Europe.

The JRC and INERIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding on future collaboration on 14 December 2017.
Dec 14 2017

Today the JRC signed an agreement with the French Institut national de l'environnement industriel et des risques (INERIS) to reinforce cooperation in the fields of industrial risks and safety as well as environmental security.

Alzheimer's disease, the most common form of dementia, remains largely underdiagnosed. Therefore, reliable markers are necessary.
Dec 11 2017
The JRC released a new scientific yardstick, in the form of a certified reference material, to help early detection of Alzheimer's disease.