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Modernising the Mediterranean’s marine fish farming sector
Through branding exercises, innovative tools, new technology and even vaccines, the EU-funded PerformFISH project is making the Mediterranean Marine Fish Farming sector more efficient, profitable and sustainable.
Helping shrimp defend themselves against disease
The future of delicious shrimp cocktails and tasty crustaceans could come down to the ability of a tiny cell to fight off disease.
Redefining how we treat osteoarthritis joint disease
Researchers use scaffold technology to not only relieve pain in osteoarthritis patients, but also keep them active and, most importantly, improve their overall quality of life.
Why your ancient ancestor likely took the leafy salad over a juicy mammoth steak
Researchers look at how our ancient ancestors’ plant-based diets could impact our food choices today.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Using ChatGPT
How radiologists can harness the power of conversational AI programs to assist with specific tasks.
AI to help connect all the steps in your journey
By integrating air traffic management with ground transport networks, data analytics and modelling can open the door to a multimodal future.
Finding resiliency in the face of disaster
How companies are using EU Space to bring new hope to disaster response, recovery and
Advancing the development of realistic digital imaging
Using hyperrealistic imaging technologies, researchers aim to create images that are perceptually indistinguishable from reality.
Non-antibiotic feed additive increases a cow’s milk yield
A non-antibiotic feed additive designed specifically for dairy cows helps ensure happier, healthier animals that produce better quality milk.
Helping cities transition from four wheels to two
By positioning cycling a safe and practical mode of transportation, one EU-funded project is helping make a number of European cities even more liveable.
Flexible research leads to pocket PCR test for COVID-19
While researchers were busy developing a handheld device to rapidly detect biomarkers to guide the therapy in lung cancer, the pandemic struck. Realising their device could be adapted to test for coronavirus, researchers refocused their work. The result is the market’s smallest portable PCR device.
Increasing the use of advanced 3D imaging techniques
With a focus on training Europe’s next generation of imaging scientists, the MUMMERING project has opened the door to a range of new applications that could impact everything from medical computed tomography to in vivo studies and even materials processing.
Can brain training slow cognitive decline?
Is the belief that a daily sudoku can ward off dementia just wishful thinking? Expert Arfan Ikram says these mental gymnastics deserve some thought.
AI models help air traffic managers weather big storms
ISOBAR’s predictive models can help air traffic management better anticipate weather disruption, meaning fewer delays and cancellations.
From hair cells to hearing loss
New discoveries about how inner ear hair cells are formed could open the door to developing therapeutic approaches to treating hearing loss.