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Nanomaterials contain particles that are smaller than 100 millionths of a millimetre
Feb 19 2019

The JRC just released a report clarifying the key concepts and terms used in the European Commission's nanomaterial definition. This will support stakeholders for the correct implementation of legislation making reference to the definition.

The new JRC report looks into blockchain technology and migrants remittances
Feb 11 2019

Every year, hundreds of millions of people worldwide send or receive money through a money transfer system or by informal channels, generating some 500 billion dollars in remittances to developing countries, roughly three times the size of official global development aid. 

Maurice Whelan and Valérie Zuang of the European Union Reference Laboratory for alternatives to animal testing (EURL ECVAM).
Feb 07 2019

The JRC's status report on alternatives to animal testing is just out. We interviewed the lead author and head of the laboratory (EURL ECVAM).  

Commissioner Navracsics speaking at the opening of exhibition at Science meets Parliaments event
Feb 06 2019

Policy-makers and scientists are meeting in Brussels at the annual event promoting evidence-based policy-making.