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Spanish Research Council

Spanish Research Council

All available data shows that, despite a better understanding of the biology of tumour cells, the treatment of most cancers has not significantly changed for the past three decades. For the main types of cancer, survival rates for people diagnosed when their tumours were in an advanced stage has changed...
CO2 GeoNet

CO2 GeoNet

CO2 Capture and Storage (CCS) involves the capture of carbon dioxide (CO2 ) from industrial sources such as fossil-fuel-based power stations, refineries, steel or cement plants followed by compression of this CO2 into a highly dense liquid form, and its injection deep underground into the pore space (i.e. the...
CEREGE

Cerege

The production of cosmogenic radionuclides on Earth result from nuclear reactions initiated by primary and secondary energetic cosmic ray particles which, during their passage through the atmosphere and into the first few meters of the Earth’s crust, interact with various atoms of atmospheric gases and surface rocks, respectively, as...

Norwegian Polar Institute

A government agency under the auspices of the Ministry of Climate and Environment, the Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) is Norway’s main institution for research, environmental monitoring and topographic and geological mapping in Norwegian polar regions. The Institute also advises Norwegian authorities on matters concerning polar environmental management and runs...
Odense University Hospital, Dept of Nuclear Medicine ebook

Odense University Hospital, Dept of Nuclear Medicine

Health expenditure has reached above 10% of the gross domestic product in most Western countries with an upward trend indicating that 20% may already be reached in the present decade, unless something drastic can turn the tide (1). Prevention is the vision, but many such efforts remain to translate...

University of Aberdeen

In the last 30 years, there has been an unprecedented increase in pest and pathogen invasions into Europe, impacting on agriculture, horticulture and forestry. Numerous tree pests and diseases are spreading through the continent, with damaging organisms introduced from elsewhere in the world. Most of these species have been...
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Department of Paediatric Rheumatology

Paediatric Rheumatology includes conditions which cause inflammation of the joints or soft tissues (such as arthritis), autoimmune conditions that can affect every organ in the body (such as lupus, dermatomyositis, vasculitis, scleroderma), fever syndromes, hereditary disorders of connective tissue and mechanical joint problems. We still do not know how...
Clore Laboratory - University of Buckingham eBook

Clore Laboratory – University of Buckingham

Mike Cawthorne, Director of the Institute of Translational Medicine at the University of Buckingham, on the need for better and more effective treatments for diabetes, obesity and Alzheimer’s. The most recent estimate of the world diabetes population published by the International Diabetes Federation is 381 million – up by...

Pharmacodynamics Group – Uppsala University

“Central nervous system diseases are on their way to become as abandoned as infectious diseases, in spite of the enormous need for new treatments to reduce the suffering and the huge societal costs handling these diseases.” Appropriate drug delivery to the brain is one of the main hurdles for treating...
The Real Apprenticeship ebook

The Real Apprenticeship

The true value of an apprenticeship can only be fully appreciated if we are able to fully explain how it works and why so many organisations across the public and private sector have taken this pathway as part of their post-recession recovery and sustainability strategies. At the heart of...

Biomedical Primate Research Centre

Animal models play an essential role in the development of new medicines, vaccines and therapies for the benefit of human health. Within animal models for biomedical research, non-human primates belong to a special group. The use of these highly developed animals needs specific attention. The use of animals in...

Nodin Aviation AS

Medical evacuation is a chain of activities to bring injured, ill or contagious persons from the scene of the accident or their location to the treating/specialist hospital. Nodin Aviation assists our customers to create and keep a strong chain by developing specialized role equipment for CASEVAC and MEDEVAC.
Department of Intelligent Interactive Systems, Faculty of Electronics Telecommunications and Informatics ebook

Department of Intelligent Interactive Systems

Network organisations provide knowledge workers collaborating on reaching a common goal with some computer-mediated communication facility, linking them across boundaries to interact and exchange information. The most popular is email – combining simple textual messaging with a possibility to disseminate attachments with just one click to one or multiple...
GNB Industrial

GNB

GNB® Industrial Power, a division of Exide Technologies, is one of the world’s leading producers of lead-acid batteries for industrial applications such as renewable energy, telecommunication systems, railways, uninterrupted power supply (UPS), fork lift trucks and electric vehicles.
EU Concerto

EU Concerto

A basis for a completely new way to build in Europe has been created by the recast of the EU Energy Performance for Buildings Directive from 2010, which demands that new buildings should achieve a nearly-zero energy standard based on local renewable energy sources already from 2018 for new...
Beacon Research eBook

Beacon Research

Animal by-products (ABP) are an important and potentially valuable aspect of the livestock food production chain and are described in many parts of the world as the “Fifth Quarter”. This description relates to the fact that many animals slaughtered for food (meat) are split into four quarters as part of...
CYSPA

CYSPA

The European Cyber Security Protection Alliance is a results oriented initiative set up by 17 organisations active in ICT. Operating as a European project from October 2012 to March 2015, CYSPA is using this opportunity as the seed funding to launch an Alliance with a goal of self-sustainability beyond the...
University of Groningen

University of Groningen – Biomolecular Sciences

Biomolecular Sciences: driving industrial biotechnology Microorganisms are bustling with chemistry. In fact, they are the richest and most diverse reservoirs of chemical activities on our planet. Their activity is essential to sustain the elemental cycles of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and sulphur. Groningen Biomolecular Sciences & Biotechnology Institute explain their involvement.
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Biobank Graz

About biobanks and Biobank Graz in particular. Biobanks are collections of biological specimens and their associated data, organised in a structured, readily analysable format. In Austria the history of biobanking is based on a royal decree published in 1813 that remitted medical doctors to collect pathological specimens. Biobank Graz, a...
Department of Virology

Deptartment of Virology

Hepatocarcinogenesis and future challenges: Pre-clincial models for virus- or high fat diet-induced liver cancer.

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