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Delivering software solutions

Jean-Michel Letennier, President and CEO of Atomic Information Systems (AIS) Corporation, outlines how their software solutions can change how organisations think AIS Corporation is a full...
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Tissue-scale factors in predicting cancer treatment outcome

Zhihui Wang and Vittorio Cristini provide evidence that could improve the success of treatment plans and make predicting cancer treatment outcome easier Current processes for...
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Early learning and behaviour research at the US NICHD

Research on early learning and behaviour translates into effective interventions and care, says Dr James A Griffin of the NICHD at the US National...
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Obesity, liver cancer, metastasis: Future consequences for Europe

Mathias Heikenwälder at the German Cancer Research Center warns of the impact of modern lifestyles and the obesity epidemic on liver cancer and metastasis Alterations...
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Irish Micro Mouldings: Breaking the mould for success

Irish Micro Mouldings are specialists in injection moulding, who have become key players in the Irish plastics industry Located just 20 minutes away from Galway...
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New tool to project Wales’ greenhouse gas emissions up to 2050

Cardiff University and BRE are developing a tool to forecast Wales' greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years and inform policies to reduce...
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Disease-associated myosteatosis in people with cancer: Can it be treated?

Can we prevent the muscle loss associated with some cancers? Dr Vera Mazurak at the University of Alberta is looking into one method of...
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Temporary accommodation is costing councils £2 million a day

The housing shortage is forcing councils to spend more than £2 million a day on temporary accommodation for homeless families, LGA analysis has revealed Government...
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Therapies for weak muscles: Re-establishing musculoskeletal function

Professor Martin Flück and colleagues at Balgrist University Hospital's Laboratory for Muscle Plasticity investigate possible therapies for weak muscles It is estimated that 10% of the...
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Towards the 2030 health goals: European action on HIV and viral hepatitis

European action on HIV and viral hepatitis is at a necessary turning point to meet 2030 SDGs, writes Dr Masoud Dara of the WHO...
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Ten years in systems biology research at BioQuant

Heidelberg University describes 10 years of successful systems biology research and education at their BioQuant Center Systems biology research facilitates the discovery of yet unknown...
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The IMI programmes driving access to innovative medicines

By providing the infrastructure to support drug discovery, the IMI is accelerating access to innovative medicines, as the EFPIA highlights here Innovation is the lifeblood...
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Italy’s ageing population and the healthcare challenge

Open Access Government examines some of the statistics around Italy's ageing population, related health challenges, and policy action to address the issue Italy is currently...

Lighting up future materials and devices

Stefan Hecht at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin outlines how light-based technologies will spark innovation in material science and nanotechnology The emergence of life and our existence...
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Great Western failings cause concern for future rail projects

A report says the government must learn from serious failings in the design, planning and cost-estimating of the Great Western railway modernisation project Significant failings...
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Engineering workflow: Challenges and methods for improvement

Prof Dr Alexander Fay, Head of the Automation Technology Institute at HSU Hamburg, describes how methods, models and tools can support engineering workflow The engineering...
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The obesity epidemic and cancer: A disaster in the making?

IARC’s Véronique Terrasse highlights the link between the growing obesity epidemic and cancer in countries around the world, with some alarming statistics The obesity1 epidemic...
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Food neuroscience: The fascinating world of eating behaviours

Professor Raffaella Rumiati shares some insights into food recognition and eating behaviours that are emerging from food neuroscience research at SISSA In recent years there...
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Gateshead District Energy Centre to cut local bills

Low cost, low carbon electricity and heating is set to cut bills for locals as the council-funded Gateshead District Energy Centre opens today The pioneering...
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Europe needs a plan to address refugees’ and migrants’ mental health

Refugees' and migrants' mental health care needs must be addressed, and a coordinated response is essential, stresses Ophélie Martin at Mental Health Europe More than...

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