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Thursday, 30 March 2017

Commission appoints new advisory group on ethics in science and new technologies

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Headline photo Nearer to the neuron

Language, reasoning and learning are abilities powered by the neocortex, the folded grey matter on the outside of the brain. But how does its neuronal circuitry actually handle information?..

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Projects & Success Stories
Photo of a bumblebee pollinating Sunflower
Sustainable food security - with a little help from nature

Within a few decades, supermarket shelves could be empty. A shortage of food is likely unless farmers can produce enough for the world's rapidly growing population. Combining higher yields with sustainability would be a step in the right direction; the EU-funded LIBERATION project has been researching the economic benefits of such an approach.