Tag Archives: RESEARCH

Nor-Tech Offers European Organizations Free Simulation Tests on a High Performance Computer Cluster for CAE, CFD, FEA Software

Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a free simulation test on a high performance computer cluster for CAE,CFD,FEA software MINNEAPOLIS, U.S., 01-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nor-Tech, the top provider of powerful, user-friendly computers, just announced a … Read the full press release

LINKS Foundation

An institution aimed at fostering the growth of the local ecosystem enhancing the skills of the Area TORINO, Italy, 15-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LINKS Foundation is a non-profit Institution operating at a national and international level carrying out applied research … Read the full press release

JanUary: University of Liverpool research shows that eating prunes as part of a healthy life-style diet can improve weight loss

LIVERPOOL, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Today (Monday, 9 January) sees the beginning of the national ‘JanUary’ campaign (formerly known as National Obesity Awareness Week) which runs until Sunday, 15 January. JanUary, with a strapline of ‘do something good for U’, is … Read the full press release

Research: Ash trees which can resist the killer dieback fungus may be more vulnerable to attacks by insects

Coventry, UK, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ash trees which can resist the killer dieback fungus may be more vulnerable to attacks by insects, according to new research. Scientists from the universities of Exeter and Warwick examined trees which are resistant to … Read the full press release

Research: Molecules 10,000 times narrower than width of human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers

Coventry, UK, 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Molecules 10,000 times narrower than the width of a human hair could hold the key to making possible wooden skyscrapers and more energy-efficient paper production, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications. … Read the full press release

PwC research: consumers now the most disruptive force facing food industry today

To eat, drink and be merry could be very different in Christmases to come, writes Craig Armitage, Global Leader of PwC’s Food Supply and Integrity Services. LONDON, 21-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For many it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas … Read the full press release

Research: swimming, racquet sports, and aerobics with the best odds of staving off death

Specific types of sport and exercise seem to be associated with differing risk levels OXFORD, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In terms of exercise, swimming, racquet sports, and aerobics seem to be associated with the best odds of staving off death … Read the full press release

Research: Integrated Multi-trophic Aquaculture (IMTA) could potentially address a number of challenges in the flat-lining European aquaculture industry

Oban, Scotland, 28-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A developing form of aquaculture that sees seaweed and filter-feeding shellfish grown next to traditional fish farms can help deliver greater productivity and reduce environmental impact, say a research group led by SAMS researchers. The … Read the full press release

Sonatype and CloudBees Launch DevOps Express Initiative

Fulton, MD., USA, 14-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sonatype , the leader in software supply chain automation, today announced the launch of DevOps Express, a one-of-a-kind industry initiative that simplifies access to a set of integrated, battle-tested DevOps solutions aiming to accelerate any … Read the full press release

Sonatype Releases 2016 State of the Software Supply Chain Report

New research reveals massive increase in open source component use, persistent defect rates, and further embrace of supply chain principles to accelerate software innovation Fulton, MD, USA, 11-Jul-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sonatype, the leader in software supply chain automation, today … Read the full press release

Research: majority of international companies using most cotton globally are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability

UTRECHT, 08-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The majority of international companies using most cotton globally are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability according to new independent research published today by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF. Just eight companies out … Read the full press release

BMW to present at the 16th Auto Shanghai in China from 22 – 29 April 2015

•BMW at the 16th International Automobile & Manufacturing Technology Exhibition (Auto Shanghai) from 22 – 29 April 2015 (Press Days from 20 – 21 April). •BMW presents a world premiere, four Asian premieres and two Chinese premieres in Shanghai. •World … Read the full press release

INSEAD and Harvard study uncovers growing divide between rich and poor adolescent obesity rates in U.S.

According to the study, overall adolescent obesity rates in the U.S. have plateaued after two decades of dangerous increase, but not for children of less-educated, poorer families. Instead, income and education increasingly influence children’s obesity Fontainebleau, France, Singapore, Abu Dhabi, 27-1-2014 … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank research names Egerton Crescent and The Bishops Avenue in London the most expensive streets in England and Wales

The most expensive residential streets in England and Wales remain in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank.  London, UK, 02-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Located in South Kensington, surrounded by fashionable boutiques and with the Victoria … Read the full press release

ZEISS Vision Care Business Group opens ZEISS Vision Science Lab at University of Tübingen to jointly research fundamental processes involved in vision

“Industry on Campus” as part of the Excellence Initiative – application-oriented research for better vision Tübingen, Germany, 12-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — More than four billion people all over the world are reliant on ophthalmic or medical devices to enable them to optimally … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia researchers shed light on primate eating habits

Norwich, UK, 10-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Findings published today in the journal Oikos show how some monkeys consume their ‘five a day’ within a single hour and consume as many as 50 portions of fruit in a single day. The research focuses … Read the full press release

University of Groningen chronobiologist Maan van de Werken discovered yellow light healthier for people working at night

People who work in shifts for long periods run health risks. The probable cause is a disruption of their circadian rhythm, which is controlled by the biological clock (a group of cells located in the brain). Chronobiologist Maan van de … Read the full press release

KTH scientist Vania Ceccato’s research could lead to safer transit stations around the world

Getting people to use mass transit isn’t just a matter of making it convenient and cost-effective. Riders need to feel safe, too. A book by KTH researcher Vania Ceccato could make a significant contribution to improving safety in transit environments. … Read the full press release

Heidelberg astrophysicist Prof. Dr. Ralf S. Klessen to receive European Research Council Advanced Grant for research on the first stars of the universe

European Research Council awards astrophysicist nearly 2.5 million euros for top-level research Heidelberg, Germany, 05-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Heidelberg astrophysicist Prof. Dr. Ralf S. Klessen is receiving a highly endowed grant from the European Research Council (ERC), an ERC Advanced Grant for … Read the full press release

Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) research to record driving data from 130 virtual electric cars on the roads of Munich, Germany

A fleet of 130 virtual electric cars is set to commence on the roads of Munich, Germany. Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) provides participating companies with smartphones that will be installed in taxis and commercial vehicles to track their movements. The … Read the full press release

HS&DR funded study paints worrying picture on the daily struggle of patients with chronic pain

Coventry, UK, 02-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — People who suffer with chronic musculoskeletal pain face a daily struggle with their sense of self and find it difficult to prove the legitimacy of their condition. A new study, funded by the National Institute for … Read the full press release

Breakthrough in greater understanding of DNA repair processes made by University of Sussex scientists

Brighton, UK, 25-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A five-year programme of research led by a team of scientists at the University of Sussex has resulted in significant breakthroughs in our understanding of how enzymes that make DNA help to replicate damaged genomes. In … Read the full press release

EU Parliament and Council struck deal on the EU budget for 2014

After negotiating through the night, Parliament and Council struck a deal on the EU budget for 2014, which also provides for remedying payments shortfalls in in the current fiscal year. MEPs ensured that victims of catastrophic flooding and drought in … Read the full press release

Morrisons calls on the nation to awaken its taste buds after research revealed Brits stuck in repeat meal rut

49 per cent of Brits consume the same meals two or more times a week 55 per cent are consuming the exact same meals they were 10 years ago Spag Bol is the most popular recurring dish Bradford, West Yorkshire, … Read the full press release

Castrol and TomTom research revealed car drivers in Istanbul, Mexico City and Moscow top the STOP-START Index

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 07-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest research from Castrol and TomTom has revealed drivers in Istanbul could experience 31,200 stop-starts a year, compared to the lowest ranked city, Rotterdam, where drivers might only experience 6,211 stop-starts, more than 24,000 fewer. … Read the full press release

EC approves €20.5M state aid granted by France to Renault for diesel hybrid commercial vehicles research

Brussels, Belgium, 02-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has decided that the aid granted by France to the motor vehicle manufacturer Renault to help it conduct the ‘HYDIVU’ research and development programme complies with the EU rules on state aid. The … Read the full press release

New University of Copenhagen research suggests eating a diet rich in antioxidants may actually counteract many of the health benefits of exercise

Antioxidants in older men, a natural antioxidant compound found in red grapes and other plants – called resveratrol – blocks many of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise. This is the surprising result from a research project from the University of … Read the full press release

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to finance its Georg Forster Research Fellowships with additional €7M from EU’s Marie Curie Co-funding of Regional, National and International Programmes

BMZ-sponsored fellowship programme is co-financed by the EU 25-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation has attracted approximately 7 million EUR in European Union (EU) funding, which it will use to finance additional measures to make the Foundation’s Georg … Read the full press release

Dr. Wiebke Drenckhan awarded the Henkel Laundry & Home Care Research Award for research into foaming behavior optimization

15-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Whether for the protection of delicates in the wash or improving the adhesion of cleaning agents on smooth surfaces, for many laundry and home care products, the right foaming behavior is key to achieving good results. Now, … Read the full press release

The European Union and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation partner to fight poverty-related diseases

Paris, 10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Union and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have today pledged to work together to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other poverty-related diseases that together affect more than 1 billion people worldwide. The agreement, signed … Read the full press release