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The hardening of arteries – also known as 'atherosclerosis' – can cause cardiovascular diseases (CVD), which can lead to heart attacks and strokes. New evidence has been uncovered strengthening the link between inflammation – a defensive reaction of the body – and cardiovascular diseases. This could lead to new innovative preventive and therapeutic strategies, and perhaps ultimately to a cure for atherosclerosis.
Record Number: 90817
Last updated on: 2016-06-10
[TOP STORY] WHIM: Can computers be creative?
The EU-funded ‘What-if Machine’ (WHIM) project not only generates fictional storylines but also judges their potential usefulness and appeal. It represents a major advance in the field of computational creativity.
Record Number: 167018
Last updated on: 2015-10-06
EU researchers are developing a new, broad-ranging, cloud-based infrastructure that makes the Internet more accessible for users with special needs. The new ‘ecosystem’ enables people previously excluded from ICT to get help using technology and aims to use their feedback to develop new apps and services.
Record Number: 167060
Last updated on: 2015-07-13
[TOP STORY] LIGHTNESS: Anticipating the mobile traffic boom
Mobile data traffic is expected to grow hundred- or thousand-fold by 2020, when the new 5G telecoms standards are due to enter the market. As the race is on to come up with new solutions for telecoms networks to accommodate this massive growth, one EU research project has already developed an ultra-fast solution using optical transmission technology.
Record Number: 167059
Last updated on: 2015-07-02
[TOP STORY] GHOST: Technology that leaps out of the screen
Exciting new technologies, which allow users to change the shape of displays with their hands, promise to revolutionise the way we interact with smartphones, laptops and computers. Imagine pulling objects and data out of the screen and playing with these in mid-air.
Record Number: 167038
Last updated on: 2015-07-01
Community feedback and advanced analytics, combined with lesson planning and monitoring tools for teachers make this social learning platform, PRAISE, a step forward in collaborative online learning.
Record Number: 166239
Last updated on: 2015-06-29
Pushing the boundaries of Big Earth Data processing, the EARTHSERVER project allows researchers access and analyse multi-dimensional data from a wide range of sources.
Record Number: 166218
Last updated on: 2015-06-22
An EU-backed project is simplifying cloud data management. This could help banks, telcos and other prospective customers build Big Data apps in hours instead of months.
Record Number: 165826
Last updated on: 2015-06-18
Scientists in an EU-supported project have developed a microfluidic chip that simultaneously analyses the reactions of several human organ tissues when they come into contact with candidates for new drugs. The ground-breaking device could save millions of euros in drug development costs.
Record Number: 165278
Last updated on: 2015-06-10
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