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19 August 2014
Environment
Einar Eg Nielsen – Genetically tracking farmed fish escaping into the wildEinar Eg Nielsen – Genetically tracking farmed fish escaping into the wild

Newly developed genetic tools may help distinguish wild fish from those escaped from farms, providing a boost for sustainable and environmentally friendly aquaculture.

31 July 2014
Energy
Ali Vasallo - Towards near-zero energy consumption at district levelAli Vasallo - Towards near-zero energy consumption at district level

Citizens living in near-zero energy districts will make significant savings and benefit from an increased comfort in their homes

31 July 2014
Energy
Tackling the many challenges of smarter, greener citiesTackling the many challenges of smarter, greener cities

Zero-energy districts are the only possible future for European cities, as costs associated with palliating the effects of climate change soar, but there are many challenges ahead

30 July 2014
Energy
Retrofitting showcase on a Belgian high-schoolRetrofitting showcase on a Belgian high-school

A show case performed in Liege, Belgium, demonstrates how to turn a high school into an energy efficient and comfortable learning environment

30 July 2014
Energy
Many tongues, one voice, one common ambitionMany tongues, one voice, one common ambition

How the collaborative decision making process and design matters in developing low-energy buildings

22 July 2014
Health
Twins help progress and diagnosis of rare MyastheniaTwins help progress and diagnosis of rare Myasthenia

Myasthenia Gravis is a rare autoimmune disease which leads to a fatigability of various muscles. Scientists know about the progress and symptoms, but not the actual cause of this disease. Now fourteen pairs of identical twins joined the EU funded medical project “Fight-MG”, to help find the cause and for a better treatment of the patients.

22 July 2014
Health
Sonia Aknin-Berrih: How rare models suggest new treatment strategiesSonia Aknin-Berrih: How rare models suggest new treatment strategies
Elucidating the many possible causes of a rare auto-immune disease called Myasthenia Gravis could help point towards possible treatment for such disease 
22 July 2014
Health
Network of experts join forces to fight rare diseaseNetwork of experts join forces to fight rare disease

Support from a network of leading researchers across Europe specialised in a rare auto-immune disease with unmet medical needs could help test several novel treatments

16 July 2014
Society
Andris Ambainis – The mathematics of quantum computingAndris Ambainis – The mathematics of quantum computing

Quantum computers are thought to be in line to revolutionise research due to their enormous data crunching capabilities, which will force banks to change their encryption systems.

14 July 2014
Energy
Roberto Sanz and Álvaro Corredera - Control systems: a new solution for low energy buildingsRoberto Sanz and Álvaro Corredera - Control systems: a new solution for low energy buildings

Energy generation and management technologies are both essential to optimise energy efficiency when designing new buildings