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Resilience of the agricultural sector is an important aim of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). Most often, resilience is focused on stimulating robustness. However, a group of European scientists argues that this is too narrow a way of looking at resilience. They state that while robustness contributes to agricultural development, the current higher risk environment also requires other types of capacity in food and agribusiness: namely adaptability and transformability.
Five FET experts from academia, research companies and politics explain why public funds should be allocated to research on high-risk science and technology
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimated that each year 4.3 million people die of exposure to household pollutants. Buildings with a safe indoor environment can reduce healthcare costs
The world of business has long recognised that attracting new customers may be rewarding, but involves a lot of hard work and expense. The same can be said for tempting cities and citizens to make a significant jump toward sustainable technologies and behaviours. So how can we make it easier? A group of seven European cities has started their hunt for answers…
With the Open Call ICT standards specialists can now apply for funding to support contributions to standardisation activities across multiple technologies and domains.
New research shows that older adults can still grow new brain cells.
A novel software framework will help developers better design integrated mechanisms of computation, networking and physical processes.
Single-electron electronics developed by the EU project TOLOP could pave the way for industrial-scale quantum computing
Can social networks shed light on criminal organisations and their recruitment of new members? Dr. Rilling delves deep into the social media world and its criminal side.
Scientists have observed extremely high concentrations of aerosol particles at 8- to 14-km altitudes over the Amazon Basin. This finding could have significant implications for climate change.