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Researchers: Noise from motorboats disrupts fish co-operation

DEVON, 02-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Noise from motorboats changes the behaviour of cleaner fish and the species they help. Cleaner fish are species which eat parasites from other fish – known as “clients” – in a relationship which benefits both. Researchers … Read the full press release

Researchers: Hsp70 protein can protect folded proteins by mechanically stabilizing them with moveable lid

New insight into how the chaperone protein Hsp70 works. AMSTERDAM, 28-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — On October 26th Nature will publish a study that overturns the decades-old textbook model of action for a protein that is central for many processes in … Read the full press release

University of Twente’s MESA+researchers developed spiral ribbons made of molecules able to convert light into complex macroscopic motion

UT bio-inspired research leads to publication in Nature Chemistry Enschede, Netherlands, 17-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers of the University of Twente’s MESA+ research institute have developed spiral ribbons made of molecules, that are able to convert light into complex macroscopic motion. Therefore, … 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 Southampton’s scientist led study highlights fish communities potential in marine reserves to resist climate change

Southampton, UK, 05-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study, led by a University of Southampton scientist, highlights the potential for fish communities in marine reserves to resist climate change impacts better than communities on fished coasts. The study, which is published in … Read the full press release

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation selected six researchers from abroad to receive Germany’s most valuable international research award

Six researchers from abroad – two women and four men – receive Germany’s most valuable international research award Bonn, Germany, 6-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — An environmental economist from Switzerland, a quantum physicist from Austria as well as three physicists and a mathematician … Read the full press release

EC presented its first comprehensive report on the progress of the European Research Area (ERA)

23-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission has today presented a first comprehensive analysis of the state of the ‘single market’ for research, or the European Research Area (ERA). The report provides a factual base for assessing progress in target areas like open and … Read the full press release

University of Zurich researchers prove online psychotherapy is just as efficient as conventional therapy

Online psychotherapy is just as efficient as conventional therapy. Three months after the end of the therapy, patients given online treatment even displayed fewer symptoms. For the first time, clinical researchers from the University of Zurich provide scientific evidence of … Read the full press release

UGent researchers to be honored by The Science Communication Steering Group of the Royal Flemish Academy for Science and the Arts on 17 October 2013 in the Academy Palace in Brussels

30-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Science Communication Steering Group of the Royal Flemish Academy for Science and the Arts (KVAB) in Belgium recognises research efforts with a special award. Prof Johan Braeckman of the University of Ghent will be awarded the … Read the full press release

Oxford University study suggests faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety

11-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  A faith in the explanatory and revealing power of science increases in the face of stress or anxiety, a study by Oxford University psychologists suggests.The researchers argue that a ‘belief in science’ may help non-religious people … Read the full press release

European Court of Auditors: Researchers looking to the EU for funding still face too much red tape

Luxembourg, 7-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission has taken a number of steps to bolster its management of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7), according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA). However, researchers seeking … Read the full press release

EC announced the first projects as part of new EU Electronics strategy

Brussels, 30-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission is today announcing a collection of five major projects, to boost Europe’s manufacturing competitiveness by bringing research closer to industrial needs. These projects are the first steps in putting into effect the European Electronics strategy … Read the full press release

EC, CERN to support the construction of SESAME, major research facility in the Middle East

Brussels, 28-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The European Commission and CERN have today agreed to support the construction of SESAME, one of the most ambitious research facilities in the Middle East. SESAME is a so-called synchrotron light source, functioning in effect like … Read the full press release

University of Duisburg-Essen Chemists develop nanopaste for the repair of bone defects

Balsam for the Bones 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following accidents or cancer surgery surgeons often have to transplant healthy bone tissue or synthetic material to repair the resulting bone defects. Unfortunately, these procedures do not always have the desired effect. Now … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool: fish oils could minimise effects junk food can have on the brain

21-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Data from more than 180 research papers suggests fish oils could minimise the effects that junk food can have on the brain, a review by researchers at the University of Liverpool has shown. The team at the … Read the full press release

Janez Potočnik: Towards Green Growth: Seizing Business Opportunities

Janez Potočnik – European Commissioner for Environment Green Economy Forum (Dublin Chamber of Commerce) Dublin, 25-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, People in Europe are looking for ways to recover from the devastation of the economic and financial crisis. Governments are searching … Read the full press release

Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth to meet Marie Curie scientists at CERN

Brussels, 15-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Androulla Vassiliou, Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, will visit the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 15 April to meet scientists and researchers supported with funding from the EU Marie Curie Actions. Members of the team … Read the full press release