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Using digital technologies for learning in schools improves parents' perceptions of these technologies, which in turn helps children's digital learning
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Jul 11 2018

Using digital technologies for learning in schools improves parents' perceptions of these technologies, which in turn helps children's digital learning and supports a healthier and more meaningful use of digital devices.  

Cultural gems aims to increase people's interest in culture and at attract quality tourism through a gamified city exploration experience. The app aims at improving engagement with a city's cultural and creative lifeblood.
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Jul 10 2018

A new app is being tested at the Science in the City festival in Toulouse which will enable cities to promote their cultural heritage in a novel and engaging way.

If you are in Toulouse this week for the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF), you might have seen them around the city's main square Place du Capitole: a curious looking group of researchers, tourists and students with blue caps and smartphones, their eyes fixed on the next cultural point of interest to be found in the city.

Childhood and adolescent obesity are alarming nearly everywhere in Europe with differences in regional, local and socio-economic patterns.
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Jul 06 2018
Childhood and adolescent obesity are alarming nearly everywhere in Europe.
Even with very strong efforts from countries, carbon emissions look set to go beyond the level needed to limit global warming to 1.5 °C
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Jul 04 2018
The JRC contributes to a growing body of evidence showing the need for ramped up climate action to limit global warming’
The JRC is investigating recent progress in considering combined exposures to multiple chemicals to help translate best science into best assessment practice.
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Jun 28 2018
The JRC is investigating recent progress in considering combined exposures to multiple chemicals to help translate best science into best assessment practice.
Physical services are among the main jobs delivered via the digital employment platforms
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Jun 27 2018

One in every 10 adults (16-74 years) in several EU countries has used online platforms at least once to provide labour services.

While for the majority it remains only a sporadic source of secondary income, 2% of the adult population works more than 20 hours a week or earns at least half of their income via online labour platforms.

In several EU member states, the blue economy has grown faster than the national economy in the last decade.
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Jun 27 2018
The EU's economic activities related to oceans, seas and coastal areas are growing steadily, according to the EU’s first annual report on the blue economy.
On 26 June 2018, Vladimír Šucha, JRC Director General, and Bernhard Url, Executive Director of EFSA, renewed the collaboration agreement between the two institutions
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Jun 26 2018
JRC and the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA), renewed their collaboration agreement to continue cooperation in the fields of food and feed safety, animal health and welfare, plant health and nutrition.
Big data has the potential to give policymakers a real-time impression of global migration and mobility
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Jun 25 2018
Launch of the Big Data for Migration alliance (BD4M), a global initiative to unlock the potential of big data sources and provide valuable insights related to migration.
Cultural routes are among the interactive maps in the new JRC Story Maps tool
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Jun 22 2018

On 22 June 2018, on the occasion of the first ever European Cultural Heritage Summit, the European Commission has released a set of interactive maps which will help to raise awareness of cultural heritage in Europe.

The Story Maps, developed by the JRC, inform in an easily accessible way about several initiatives across Europe linked to cultural heritage.

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