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DNV GL study: EU’s draft Electricity Directive risks distorting the energy retail market

DNV GL experts recommend the EU takes a wider view that allows member states to choose between different compensation models according to their market needs HAMBURG, 01-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study carried out by independent experts from DNV GL … Read the full press release

Roland Berger study: energy storage set to become a critical element of the energy system

Roland Berger study demonstrates the need for energy storage systems to ensure reliable power supplies from renewable energy sources Dramatic increase in storage capacity anticipated: Total storage costs will fall substantially by 2030 Companies should try out new business models … Read the full press release

Study: Like chimpanzees, humans may console their threatened peers out of empathy

Aalborg, Denmark, 02-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Like chimpanzees, humans may console their threatened peers out of empathy, according to a study published May 31, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Marie Rosenkrantz Lindegaard from the Netherlands Institute for the … Read the full press release

The Lancet Oncology publishes new hypotheses tested on rectal cancer patients

STOCKHOLM, 14-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that short-course preoperative radiotherapy combined with delayed surgery reduces the adverse side-effects of rectal cancer surgery without compromising its efficacy. The results are presented in the journal The Lancet … Read the full press release

University of Zurich study: People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts

People in Switzerland buy fair trade products more frequently than their German counterparts. A new study by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Zurich states the reasons for this: The Swiss are more convinced ethically by fair trade … Read the full press release

Study: 4 per cent of cattle slaughtered in abattoirs in England had injection site lesions in the carcasses

NOTTINGHAM, 15-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new investigation into how meat can be damaged by farm injections has found that 4 per cent of cattle slaughtered in abattoirs in England had injection site lesions in the carcasses. The study by … Read the full press release

Study: World’s soils could help to limit the impacts of climate change

The world’s soils could potentially store an extra 8 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases, helping to limit the impacts of climate change, says a new study from a team including Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen, ABERDEEN, 07-Apr-2016 … Read the full press release

Study: catch quotas might be necessary to protect oceanic sharks

SOUTHAMTON, 28-Jan-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study suggests that current ‘hotspots’ of shark activity are at risk of overfishing, and that the introduction of catch quotas might be necessary to protect oceanic sharks. Tens of millions of ocean-dwelling sharks … Read the full press release

Egmont Foundation study: intensive learning courses benefit the individual child but also strengthen the inclusion and the learning environment for the whole class

A new study from the Egmont Foundation shows that intensive learning courses benefit the individual child but also strengthen the inclusion and the learning environment for the whole class. COPENHAGEN, 13-8-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Intensive learning courses benefit the individual … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia’s Dr Nicholas Walsh study finds family difficulties in childhood and early adolescence affect brain development

Norwich, UK, 19-2-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — New research has revealed that exposure to common family problems during childhood and early adolescence affects brain development, which could lead to mental health issues in later life. The study led by Dr Nicholas Walsh, lecturer in developmental … Read the full press release

K+S commissioned study shows K+S Verbundwerk Werra is a central building block for the economic and demographic development of the region

With 4,400 employees at the Werra plant, K+S is the most important employer in the region Company helps secure a further 3,000 jobs at suppliers in Hesse and Thuringia Medium-sized businesses in the region received orders worth € 195 million … 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

Newcastle University study recommends cutting down on sweet additive to reduce tooth decay

Newcastle, UK, 10-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A study by Newcastle University researchers into the effects of sugars on our oral health recommends cutting down on the sweet additive as part of a global initiative to reduce tooth decay. Since 1990 the World … Read the full press release

Leeds and Macquarie Universities study identified resistance protein that allows bacteria to survive chlorhexidine commonly used in hospital wipes, cleansers and mouthwashes

Leeds, UK, 07-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers have identified a resistance protein that allows bacteria to survive chlorhexidine, an antiseptic commonly used in wipes, cleansers and mouthwashes in hospitals. A study led jointly by the University of Leeds and Macquarie University … 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

Extensive international study finds malaria disappears when family size is less than four persons per household

Researchers have found a new way to curb the spread of the mosquito-borne parasite. Helsinki, Finland, 02-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Malaria disappears when family size drops to less than four persons per household. This connection was established in an extensive international study … 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

KPMG’s study “Profile of a Fraudster” reveals 61% of the fraudsters are employed by the victim organization

KPMG International report reveals culprits are predominantly an employee colluding with others outside the organization. Amstelveen, Netherlands, 7-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — In these turbulent economic times businesses and investors alike should be aware that fraudsters can come in all shapes and sizes. … Read the full press release

Scientific study finds environment can impact taste and flavour of whisky

Change the room; change the taste of your whisky  Research results prove environment enhances taste and flavour.  London, UK, 10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A change of environment can enhance the experience of enjoying whisky by up to 20% according to the … Read the full press release

ETNO commissioned study of The Boston Consulting Group details how EU telecom regulation reform could deliver €750 Billion in GDP growth and 5.5 Million Jobs

Telecoms Regulation Reform Could Deliver EU Countries up to €750 Billion in GDP growth and 5.5 Million Jobs BRUSSELS, 19-7-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — With significant reform of the current patchwork system of regulations governing telecommunications in the European Union there could … 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

UK study: Declines in the biodiversity of pollinating insects and wild plants have slowed in recent years

6-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Declines in the biodiversity of pollinating insects and wild plants have slowed in recent years, according to a new study. Researchers led by the University of Leeds and the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands found evidence … Read the full press release

Germany and the USA Economic researchers find self-assured entrepreneurs more likely to act against their own pro-environmental values

München, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Many entrepreneurs claim that they care about sustainability, yet they make decisions that are harmful to the environment. Economic researchers from Germany and the USA have discovered that many bosses do indeed have firm convictions when it … Read the full press release

Technical University of Munich / MAN Study: Cities now blueprinting tomorrow’s mobility

The study “What Cities Want”, completed by the Technical University of Munich and MAN, maps strategies for modern city planning around the world – innovative traffic solutions for the metropolises of the future. 14-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Cities are attracting more … Read the full press release

Study: 8 out of 10 say EU projects aid innovation in classroom

Brussels, 9-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — More than eight in ten people involved in an EU-funded initiative aimed at encouraging innovative teaching methods and improved learning materials for children say the scheme had a positive and lasting impact on them. The same proportion … Read the full press release

Migrant children are more likely to face segregation and end up in schools with fewer resources, new European Commission study says

Brussels, 12-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — This leads to under-performance and a high probability that the children will drop out of school early. The study suggests that Member States should provide targeted educational support for migrant children such as specialist teachers and systematic involvement … Read the full press release