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MicroRNA and its role in preventing psychiatric disease

Hermona Soreq, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem discusses how MicroRNA guardians prevent psychiatric disease by controlling brain-expressed non-coding ‘pseudogenes’... Psychiatric diseases such as schizophrenia or manic-depressive...

UK-France Data Innovation Taskforce explores innovative use of data

A number of recommendations have been published outlining how the UK and France can work together to use data for the good of society… The...
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Theresa May reshuffles cabinet as she takes office

In the past 24 hours new Prime Minister Theresa May has been making ministerial appointments. AG looks at who is in and who is...

Harnessing the potential of eHealth to live longer and healthier in Europe

In an exclusive article for AG, Vytenis Andriukaitis, EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety highlights how eHealth has the potential to help Europe live...

Liverpool and Salford councils agree to digital transformation programme

A new deal between software firm SAP and two city councils has been reached to provide a new technology platform aimed at improving services… Enterprise...

Organic sector in need of improvements for animal health

Prof. Dr. Albert Sundrum, Head of Department Animal Health and Animal Nutrition at the University of Kassel highlights progress made by the organic dairy...

Creating climate solutions for agriculture and forestry

AG Editor, Laura Evans speaks to Rachel Steele, National Climate Hub Coordinator at the U.S Department of Agriculture about how they are helping to...

Post-referendum: A view from terra incognito

Dr Julian Francis discusses the aftermath of the vote and the legal basis under which the UK must consider the ramifications of the EU Referendum results... As...

Welsh parents need better mental health support

Charity NCT is calling for better support for parents with mental health problems in Wales… One of the largest parent charities in the UK is...
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Self-regulated learning: What is all the fuss about?

Dr. Yves Karlen, M. Sc. Miriam Compagnoni and Prof. Dr. Katharina Maag Merki at the Institute of Education, University of Zurich highlight self-regulated learning...

Tackling AMR – the Danish way

Esben Lunde Larsen, Danish Minister of Environment and Food explains why a united Europe is needed to lead the fight against AMR… In Europe 25,000...
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European Commission launches two financial instruments

The European Commission has launched two new financial instruments for ESI Funds investments to help young businesses and sustainable urban development… The European Commission has...

Nanotherapy and its role in multiple myeloma treatment

A new class of nanotherapy blockades the genetic drive for multiple myeloma progression. Gregory M. Lanza and Michael H Tomasson, of Department of Medicine, Washington University...

Is your workforce mentally healthy?

Liz Skelton, Vice-President of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), provides advice for employers on ensuring that workers are mentally healthy… Having a...
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Theresa May vows to put working people first

Theresa May to put the Conservatives “at the service” of working people as she becomes the last woman standing in the race for Tory...

New concept of flame retardant coatings

Dr. Jimenez Maude, Associate Professor at Lille University outlines how flame retardant coatings can give better protection to major structures such as buildings… Fire is...
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Juncker says he bet on Brexit vote

President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has revealed he thought the UK would vote to leave the EU… In a joint interview with the...
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IUSS launches the International Decade of Soils (2015-2024)

Following the International Year of Soils 2015, the International Union of Soil Sciences has proclaimed the International Decade of Soils to increase the momentum...

German research awarded €533m budget

Following a lengthy debate, German research has been granted a boon in the form of a €533m budget per year indefinitely… German research has secured...

Bratislava Declaration aims to secure funding for EU regions

As politicians from across the EU meet this weekend for the biannual European Summit of the Regions, the Slovak Presidency presents the Bratislava Declaration… The...

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