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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
A paper describing a new evaluation of cross sections for neutron interactions with 238U was selected by Europhysics News as a nuclear physics highlight from papers published in European Journals.
Amidst growing concerns over the low uptake of flu shots in Europe, scientists from the Italian National Research Council and the JRC confirm that vaccinations remain the best way forward when it comes to stopping the spread of infectious diseases.
It's an option that is nearly always more effective than either doing nothing or attempting to contain an outbreak through quarantine.
Under normal circumstances, the most effective way to prevent illness is to vaccinate according to national immunisation schedules.
JRC publishes every month a summary of articles on Food Fraud and Adulteration, content is retrieved mainly from the JRC tool Medisys
This session, included in the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Congress 2018, will present research work emerging from the implementation of smart specialisation in the EU, its adaptation in Latin America as well as opportunities for cooperation and challenges in both sides.
1. Entrepreneurial Discovery Process in Brasilia. Neantro Saavedra (University of Tsukuba) and Javier Gómez (JRC, European Commission),
2. Industrial complexes in Mexico and smart specialisation. Amado Villarreal González (Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Publica, Tecnológico de Monterrey)