Bee movements control reproduction
Researchers have tracked thousands of individual honeybees in a hive to better understand how they communicate and transfer pathogens.
Monitoring Arctic bogs and marshes
EU researchers are studying how climate change is affecting peatlands and mires in the Arctic Circle in order to improve models of global carbon flux.
Habitats servicing farmland
Researchers are investigating a range of habitats next to farmland to determine their contribution to agricultural productivity and how best to exploit their services.
Preventing ice-related injuries
Researchers have developed new nanoparticle surface treatments to prevent ice formation. Their work has improved our understanding of how icing of surfaces occurs.
New ceramic materials
EU researchers have developed a new family of hybrid, high-performance and lightweight structural materials. The new materials will be used in areas as diverse as energy, transportation and health care.
Working towards a green economy
An EU project is creating a European-wide network to promote the transition towards a green economy. The project partners established networking partnerships, and created a website and populated it with case studies, a data base of green solutions, and practical tools, advice ...