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  • Cover image of Modelling waterborne epidemics

    Modelling waterborne epidemics

    The 22nd of March is UN World Water Day. Each year World Water Day highlights the importance of fresh water for global health: water's critical role in food security; its cultural role in shaping societies worldwide; the impact of natural disasters;…
    The 22nd of March is UN World Water Day. Each year World Water Day highlights the importance of fresh water for global health: water's critical role in food security; its cultural role…
    The 22nd of March is UN World Water Day. Each year World Water Day highlights the importance of fresh water for global health: water's critical role…
    The 22nd of March is UN World Water Day. Each year World Water Day highlights the importance of fresh water for global health: water's critical role in food security; its…
    The 22nd of March is UN World Water Day. Each year World Water Day highlights the importance of fresh water for global…
  • Cover image of Investigating signaling molecules in breast cancer

    Investigating signaling molecules in breast cancer

    Significant progress has been made in understanding breast tumour biology. However statistics indicate that the number of breast cancer patients and victims will continue to increase. Dr. Bentires-Alj, ERC Starting Grantee at the Friedrich Miescher…
    Significant progress has been made in understanding breast tumour biology. However statistics indicate that the number of breast cancer patients and victims will continue to increase…
    Significant progress has been made in understanding breast tumour biology. However statistics indicate that the number of breast cancer patients and…
    Significant progress has been made in understanding breast tumour biology. However statistics indicate that the number of breast cancer patients and victims will continue to…
    Significant progress has been made in understanding breast tumour biology. However statistics indicate that the number of…
  • Cover image of Diving into the world of the very small

    Diving into the world of the very small

    Nanotechnology — the science of making and manipulating the very small — has the potential to transform our lives. With the help of ERC funding, Dr Davide Iannuzzi is building microscopic moving parts on to the ends of optical fibres, leading to…
    Nanotechnology — the science of making and manipulating the very small — has the potential to transform our lives. With the help of ERC funding, Dr Davide Iannuzzi is building…
    Nanotechnology — the science of making and manipulating the very small — has the potential to transform our lives. With the help of ERC funding, Dr…
    Nanotechnology — the science of making and manipulating the very small — has the potential to transform our lives. With the help of ERC funding, Dr Davide Iannuzzi is…
    Nanotechnology — the science of making and manipulating the very small — has the potential to transform our lives. With the…
  • Cover image of Exercise changes chemical marks on DNA

    Exercise changes chemical marks on DNA

    The genetic heredity a person is born with isn't as impossible to change as one might think. In a study published in Cell Metabolism on 7 March 2012 Juleen Zierath, an ERC Advanced grantee 2008, and her team of researchers from the Karolinska…
    The genetic heredity a person is born with isn't as impossible to change as one might think. In a study published in Cell Metabolism on 7 March 2012 Juleen Zierath, an ERC Advanced…
    The genetic heredity a person is born with isn't as impossible to change as one might think. In a study published in Cell Metabolism on 7 March 2012…
    The genetic heredity a person is born with isn't as impossible to change as one might think. In a study published in Cell Metabolism on 7 March 2012 Juleen Zierath, an ERC…
    The genetic heredity a person is born with isn't as impossible to change as one might think. In a study published in Cell…
  • Cover image of ERC supports the transition to a global bioeconomy

    ERC supports the transition to a global bioeconomy

    During the economic crisis, these challenges have been made more arduous, as pressures to improve the short-term economic situation tend to put resource sustainability and the environment further down the political agenda.
    During the economic crisis, these challenges have been made more arduous, as pressures to improve the short-term economic situation tend to put resource sustainability and the…
    During the economic crisis, these challenges have been made more arduous, as pressures to improve the short-term economic situation tend to put…
    During the economic crisis, these challenges have been made more arduous, as pressures to improve the short-term economic situation tend to put resource sustainability and…
    During the economic crisis, these challenges have been made more arduous, as pressures to improve the short-term economic…
  • Cover image of ERC grantee mimics photosynthesis to increase further solar cells' efficiency

    ERC grantee mimics photosynthesis to increase further solar cells' efficiency

    The Sun provides a steady source of power that could make solar energy a sustainable alternative to conventional sources of energy, provided that technological advances can actually reduce energy production costs. Prof. Michael Grätzel modified the…
    The Sun provides a steady source of power that could make solar energy a sustainable alternative to conventional sources of energy, provided that technological advances can actually…
    The Sun provides a steady source of power that could make solar energy a sustainable alternative to conventional sources of energy, provided that…
    The Sun provides a steady source of power that could make solar energy a sustainable alternative to conventional sources of energy, provided that technological advances can…
    The Sun provides a steady source of power that could make solar energy a sustainable alternative to conventional sources of…
  • Cover image of The new generation of microscopic robots

    The new generation of microscopic robots

    Toxic spills can be devastating to humans, animals and to the ecosystem The ERC-funded project CHOBOTIX has successfully created the first prototypes of chemical robots that could serve for "Intelligent Cleaning". These tiny robots could have…
    Toxic spills can be devastating to humans, animals and to the ecosystem The ERC-funded project CHOBOTIX has successfully created the first prototypes of chemical robots that could…
    Toxic spills can be devastating to humans, animals and to the ecosystem The ERC-funded project CHOBOTIX has successfully created the first prototypes…
    Toxic spills can be devastating to humans, animals and to the ecosystem The ERC-funded project CHOBOTIX has successfully created the first prototypes of chemical robots that…
    Toxic spills can be devastating to humans, animals and to the ecosystem The ERC-funded project CHOBOTIX has successfully…
  • Cover image of ERC funds projects to tackle climate change's impacts

    ERC funds projects to tackle climate change's impacts

    The impacts of climate change are already present all over the world, and scientists predict they will intensify in the coming decades. The rise of global temperatures over the past 100 years, altered rainfall patterns, shrinkage of glaciers,…
    The impacts of climate change are already present all over the world, and scientists predict they will intensify in the coming decades. The rise of global temperatures over the past…
    The impacts of climate change are already present all over the world, and scientists predict they will intensify in the coming decades. The rise of…
    The impacts of climate change are already present all over the world, and scientists predict they will intensify in the coming decades. The rise of global temperatures over…
    The impacts of climate change are already present all over the world, and scientists predict they will intensify in the…
  • Cover image of Plunging into the history of the Balkans to prepare for a better future

    Plunging into the history of the Balkans to prepare for a better future

    The peoples of the Balkans' region have long shared an "entangled" and tumultuous history. A visit to the Western Balkans shows how deep the scars of the bloodsheds of the 1990s have been in this part of the world. The scale of violence has exceeded…
    The peoples of the Balkans' region have long shared an "entangled" and tumultuous history. A visit to the Western Balkans shows how deep the scars of the bloodsheds of the 1990s have…
    The peoples of the Balkans' region have long shared an "entangled" and tumultuous history. A visit to the Western Balkans shows how deep the scars of…
    The peoples of the Balkans' region have long shared an "entangled" and tumultuous history. A visit to the Western Balkans shows how deep the scars of the bloodsheds of the…
    The peoples of the Balkans' region have long shared an "entangled" and tumultuous history. A visit to the Western Balkans…
  • Cover image of Bridging Greek and Arabic philosophical and linguistic heritage

    Bridging Greek and Arabic philosophical and linguistic heritage

    How deep are the roots of our culture formation? How was the Occidental culture influenced by the Greek Philosophy? What role did the Arabs play in transmitting it during Medieval times? These are some of the questions that Dr. Cristina D'Ancona,…
    How deep are the roots of our culture formation? How was the Occidental culture influenced by the Greek Philosophy? What role did the Arabs play in transmitting it during Medieval…
    How deep are the roots of our culture formation? How was the Occidental culture influenced by the Greek Philosophy? What role did the Arabs play in…
    How deep are the roots of our culture formation? How was the Occidental culture influenced by the Greek Philosophy? What role did the Arabs play in transmitting it during…
    How deep are the roots of our culture formation? How was the Occidental culture influenced by the Greek Philosophy? What…