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Month: October 2019

The sensor that thinks for itself

EU-funded researchers have demonstrated a new type of biomedical sensor featuring embedded intelligence. The sensor measures ion concentrations but the computing principles have far-reaching implications for all kinds of biomedical and environmental sensing. Source: Research Information Centre The sensor that thinks for itself


2019-10-31 0

Tailoring smart homes to seniors and the disabled

EU-funded researchers have developed a hands-free, voice-controlled system for smart homes to facilitate and improve the day-to-day lives of seniors and the disabled, enabling them to operate appliances and go online without ever touching a device. Source: Research Information Centre Tailoring smart homes to seniors and the disabled


2019-10-30 0

Decoding 'bubbles' from bodily fluids to diagnose disease

Miniscule messenger bubbles floating in all your bodily fluids could hold important insights into many complex diseases from Alzheimer’s to heart disease – if they can be isolated, analysed and their messages decoded. An EU-funded researcher has made significant strides toward achieving that goal. Source: Research Information Centre Decoding 'bubbles' from bodily fluids to diagnose…
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2019-10-29 0

Bitrix24 Halloween Supersale 2019

Attention all scrooges, penny pinchers, coupon clippers and other folks who plan on wearing the Incredible Money Saver costume this Halloween and beyond. During the last week of October and that week only you can save up to 48% off your monthly Bitrix24 subscription! The sale starts at midnight on Sunday, October 28, and ends at…
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2019-10-28 0

New drugs could reduce risk of stroke happening again

A wide-reaching EU-funded project is testing new anti-blood clotting treatment in patients who have suffered a brain haemorrhage. Researchers hope to reduce the risk of the patient suffering from another stroke, which would impair their quality of life and life expectancy. Source: Research Information Centre New drugs could reduce risk of stroke happening again


2019-10-28 0

New treatment could reduce disability in severe stroke patients

A wide-reaching EU-funded clinical trial is testing thrombectomies for severe stroke patients. Researchers hope to show that the treatment – which is only currently available for those who have suffered less severe strokes – can also improve the lives of severe stroke patients. Source: Research Information Centre New treatment could reduce disability in severe stroke…
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2019-10-25 0

Algorithm detects and avoids risks for driverless cars

Understanding how to make sure large numbers of fast-moving self-driving cars or flying robots operate in absolute safety is crucial. EU-funded researchers have figured out how, using a unique algorithm that keeps people safe from accidents or other potential disasters. Source: Research Information Centre Algorithm detects and avoids risks for driverless cars


2019-10-24 0

Bioenergy villages wave goodbye to fossil fuels

Seven communities in south-eastern Europe plan to install biomass-based district heating systems thanks to an EU-funded project designed to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and strengthen local economies. Source: Research Information Centre Bioenergy villages wave goodbye to fossil fuels


2019-10-23 0

Facilitating public procurement of bio-based innovation

How can public authorities help to advance the bioeconomy through their purchasing decisions? An EU-funded project has produced a handbook and tools for procurers to support a shift towards greater sustainability. Source: Research Information Centre Facilitating public procurement of bio-based innovation


2019-10-22 0

Unleashing the potential of climate services

Climate services can contribute substantially to climate change mitigation and adaptation. However, this market is still under development. Now EU-funded research is tackling the barriers restricting growth in these vital services. Source: Research Information Centre Unleashing the potential of climate services


2019-10-21 0