Researchers develop first cortisol treatment specifically designed for infants
EU-funded researchers have developed a treatment tailored for babies and children lacking the stress hormone cortisol. The drug, the first hydrocortisone formulation specifically designed for infants, could become available next year following successful clinical trials. Find out more...
Sea snail poison promises new medicines
EU-funded researchers have uncovered how venomous sea snails manufacture organic molecules with important applications in treatments for pain relief and diabetes. This basic research also offers unexpected, new insights into the field of cell biology. Find out more...
Renewables and Improved Cooling Technologies Key to Reducing India's Water Use
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 A new policy brief by the International Renewable Energy Agency and the World Resources Institute finds that increasing the share of renewables, in particular solar photovoltaic a Find out more...
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New Global Commission to Examine Geopolitics of Energy Transformation
Sunday, January 14, 2018 The International Renewable Energy Agency has launched the Global Commission on the Geopolitics of Energy Transformation, with the support of the governments of Germany, Norway and Find out more...
A close eye on suicidality in the young
Are there medicines that could destroy a young person's will to live? An EU-funded project has developed a suite of web-based tools to shed new light on suicidality in children and teenagers, with an emphasis on any risks arising from medication. It has also produced a predictive system to identify persons in particular danger. Find out more...
ADFD Approves USD25 Million for IRENA-Recommended Solar PV Projects in Mauritius and Rwanda
Saturday, January 13, 2018 Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, and the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) today announced that USD25 million i Find out more...
Onshore Wind Power Now as Affordable as Any Other Source, Solar to Halve by 2020
Saturday, January 13, 2018 The cost of generating power from onshore wind has fallen by around a quarter since 2010, with solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity costs falling by 73 per cent in that time, acco Find out more...
Small, 'smart' satellite showcases cutting-edge technologies
A mini satellite launched by an EU-funded project is demonstrating a range of cutting-edge technologies to improve the performance, cost, stability and longevity of small space-based platforms for applications such as atmospheric monitoring, Earth imaging, communications and aerospace research. Find out more...