Giancarlo Ferrigno is Professor at Politecnico di Milano.
He said:“This is a robotic system for assisting a surgeon during neurosurgery
Should those suffering from incurable diseases have the right to assisted suicide? At the moment this issue varies from country to country, and some
There is a electrifying new way to squeeze more from an ancient resource – olives.
“We have improved the olive oil extraction process by using a
It’s never been easier and cheaper to sew small electronic components into wearable clothing.
In this issue of Futuris, we are diving into the
Chronic, degenerative and incurable, Parkinson’s disease affects five out of 1000 Europeans over 60 years old.
Researchers are now using the latest
“I lost the swing in my left arm. It did not work very well. I realised something was wrong”.
“My problems started 11 years ago. So I went to the
Culture Without Obstacles
Ryszard Parosa, Supervising Board President at ATON-HT SA explained: “We have developed a new technology for the treatment of materials that contain
This tannery in Silla, Spain, has made its leather production greener and safer with a new technology developed as part of an EU-funded research
2012 is the European Year for Active Ageing and researchers are using the latest technologies to improve the quality of life for people suffering
Three people reflect on how computer technology is helping them to cope with disease due to ageing.
“I was working and felt completely exhausted
Living with autism can be difficult, and helping children live with it can be overwhelming for parents. Education can play a key role. In this
An insulin syringe has become a vital part of life for a growing number of people, but why is the incidence of diabetes increasing? And how can
Insulin-dependent diabetes is on the rise all around the world, but the cause of this disease remains unclear.
There is a theory, however, that
“As I sadly cannot attend the event in Helsinki, I would like to use this opportunity to say that I am very touched by the fact that you have thought
Lars Knudsen, with the Brussels-based organisation the European Union of the Deaf, poses the question:
The European Directive 2009/136/EC on
This week we look at some of the initiatives aiming to build a hygienic educational environment and teach students about their health. We went to
Wanda Nowicka of Poland’s federation for Women and Family Planning describes what she sees as some of the failures of the legislation and warns of
Javier from Spain asks:
“Why are we – EU member states - witnessing the disappearance of the welfare state? Why are we losing all the benefits
This edition of U-talk looks at the health warnings that appear on the sides of cigarette packets.
Our question about that comes from Lewis in the