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Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth
Mariya Gabriel, the European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth
09 December 2021

Q&A: On Nobel Prize-quality discoveries, scientific breakthroughs and unicorns

EU Commissioner Mariya Gabriel emphasises the incredible advancements made by scientists.
14 January 2022

Empowering Europe's youth to thrive in a post-pandemic world

To mark the 2022 European Year of Youth, Horizon's putting the focus on young people.
Researchers are testing the effectiveness of growing crops under solar panels. © Brite, 2022

To feed a growing population, farmers look to the Sun

Schools provide students with a refuge from family dramas, routine, activities, and sense of community. The closure of schools during lockdown disrupted or ended these supports. © Halfpoint, Shutterstock

The Covid generation: the effects of the pandemic on youth mental health

Building a molecular machine is a job for elite chemists but the basic tricks of the trade are easy enough to grasp. Image credit - Lenny Kuhne / Unsplash

How chemists are building molecular assembly lines

By triggering original fear memories, a researcher hopes to weaken them to help treat phobias. Image credit - Islander Images/Unsplash

Triggering original fear memories could treat phobias and PTSD

The need to reliably store biological materials such as cells or tissue is a common concern for scientific research. Image credit - SozvezdieL, licensed under CC BY 4.0

Antifreeze fish inspire new cryoprotectants for human cells and tissues