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How smart can the electricity grid be? Opportunities will open for European citizens with more and more renewables on the European electricity system
Europe’s valuable pig industry is threatened by a plague on its eastern borders with vast destructive potential known as African swine fever. Scientists are fighting back.
Nature can still shock us with its ferocity. Hence, the need to minimise the impact on the most modern transport, energy and communication networks of Nature’s extreme events.
The Bricker project aims at significantly boosting the energy efficiency of working buildings by combining passive and active technologies
European scientists are developing a web-based tool for farmers so they can see what is available in terms of ecosystem services.
A class of biotechnology drugs called monoclonal antibodies is now being tested in clinical studies to treat an unmet medical need post-transplantation, called delayed graft function
Giving drug candidates a special orphan status gives pharmaceutical companies incentives to bring them to patients
Combining research on twins with new technology shows both nature and nurture play a role in biological ageing.
Metabolites found in our blood are linked to ageing and can signpost the risk of developing age-related diseases. This may help avoid such risks and reduce the rate at which we age biologically.
Food-based solutions are being devised to counter the ‘vitamin D winters'.