JRC News

  1. 23 Nov 2015

    The latest MARS crop monitoring bulletin finds that growing conditions have been good for recently sown and emerging winter crops, thanks to above-average temperatures in most European agricultural regions from late October to mid-November.

  2. 30 Oct 2015

    Six road and railway border crossings with Uzbekistan and Afghanistan are now equipped with radiation portal monitors, supported by a mobile laboratory, which will allow customs authorities to detect radioactive materials.

  3. 15 Oct 2015

    On 15 October, the European Commission welcomed new recommendations on how European research and innovation can help improve food and nutrition security around the world.

  4. 7 Oct 2015

    JRC scientists have found that web design, and the information shown on the screen, does influence how and whether a user discloses personal data.

  5. 2 Oct 2015

    A JRC invention initially stemming from its research in the nuclear sector will soon be used by hospitals for minimally-invasive robotic surgery.

  6. 20 Aug 2015

    Infringements of intellectual property rights, for example by producing and buying fake products, are harmful for the EU economy. The JRC has published some technical recommendations to support the Commission in fighting against these infringements and to help companies better protect their products.

  7. 18 Aug 2015

    Food security policy should be moving towards a much broader landscape and focusing on regular access to food, while addressing food insecurity for a fraction of communities.

  8. 14 Aug 2015

    JRC scientists have acquired the first signals of the latest Chinese BeiDou satellite, launched on 25 July. The analysis of the observation data has allowed, for the very first time, the precise identification of the codes and modulation schemes of the various signals being currently broadcast.

  9. 12 Aug 2015

    A new study analysing available statistics on consumer food waste has estimated that Europeans waste an average of 123 kg per capita annually, or 16% of all food reaching consumers.

  10. 31 Jul 2015

    The international community, acknowledging the growing concern for the security of nuclear and radioactive materials in an environment with increased terrorist threats and expanding trade, is deploying a large effort in developing, enhancing and upgrading their prevention, detection and response capabilities.