Enhancing public preparedness and response to large crises
Natural disasters and pandemics call for the involvement of local communities and companies in cooperation with response teams. An EU initiative has developed an online tool to exchange knowledge and best practices in crisis communication and to enhance public preparedness and...
Smart sensing system for sinister smells
Researchers have created an information system that crowd-sources information about odours that are troubling citizens. The development will help to better mitigate these public annoyances.
Innovations in marine conservation
EU researchers are pioneering a new approach to international marine conservation that incorporates networks of reserves and capacity for energy generation.
New insight into sources of gamma-rays in our Galaxy
Black holes, neutron stars and novae are some of the Universe's marvels generating gamma, the most energetic form of radiation. EU-funded scientists shed further insight into burning questions such as what produces this much energy.
Towards more ethical video surveillance
Surveillance systems play an important role in providing safety and security by helping to tackle crime and terrorism. A recent EU-funded project worked to ensure this doesn't come at the expense of privacy.