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The economic and environmental benefits of eco friendly flood schemes

University of Stirling is leading a project to explore the economic and environmental benefits of eco friendly flood schemes. The £467,000 project will study eco...
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How a hyperdimensional computing theory could improve the ‘memory’ of robots

A new hyperdimensional computing theory could improve the way robots 'remember' information, potentially changing the way artificial intelligence works. The hyperdimensional computing theory will help to integrate...
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A new drug which inhibits neonatal seizures could help treat newborns with epilepsy

A new drug has been found to inhibit neonatal seizures in rodent models. It may help to treat human newborns with epilepsy. Gluconate is an...

Childhood cancer: an urgent European problem

Professor Pamela Kearns, President of the European Society for Paediatric Oncology (SIOP Europe), calls on returning and candidate MEPs to pledge their support to...
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Green chemistry: how ECHA can help European industry to use safer chemicals

Bjorn Hansen, the Executive Director of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), spoke to SciTech Europa about how the agency is working to help European...
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Chronic inflammatory disorders: inflammation is linked to anhedonia in women but not men

Inflammation induces anhedonia, which is a core feature of depression, in women, but not in men. The new study published in Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging,...
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Recycled phosphorus fertilizer could be made from dairy wastewater and aluminium water treatment residue

Researchers are working on a method to make phosphorus fertilizer from dairy wastewater, to combat a potential future phosphorus shortage. Plants require nutrients, particularly nitrogen and...
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Smart Villages and transition: climate change action as a driver for community-led innovation

Eamon O’Hara, Executive Director of ECOLISE, the European network for community-led initiatives on climate change and sustainability, discusses climate action as a driver for...
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Renewable energy research: the new potassium-oxygen battery for clean energy storage

A more efficient and reliable potassium-oxygen battery for clean energy storage has been built. Researchers have built a more efficient, more reliable potassium-oxygen battery, a...
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Nanotechnology innovation for industry: EuroNanoForum 2019 in Bucharest

EuroNanoForum 2019 will address nanotechnology innovation in industry and strategic future research in this area. EuroNanoForum 2019 on nanotechnology and progress of advanced materials under...

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