New psychoactive substances (NPS) are designed to mimic the effects of illegal narcotics such as cannabis, cocaine or heroin. Despite this, they are often not illegal and can be cheaply purchased online.
Researchers are preparing a set of practical recommendations for policymakers and the industry on mitigating climate change effects. They’re also preparing a software tool that helps to manage fish stocks more efficiently.
The European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC) is developing Certified Reference Materials (a “CRM”) to check pesticides in foods. A CRM is a measurement standard supporting laboratories to check the quality of their measurement methods.
Simbakubwa kutokaafrika had a skull the length of a rhino’s and canines the size of bananas.
Futuris meets the researchers attempting to store energy at ultra high temperatures.
Scientists at a European research project called CHASSY are determined to replace petrochemicals in our medicines, cosmetics, plastics and fuels with yeast derivatives.
Smart Regions meets the experts digitising and preserving millions of books in order to safeguard Slovakia's cultural heritage.
In this episode of Futuris, Euronews' Julian Gomez travels to Italy to look at a European research project that's attempting to find a cure for the deadly olive tree disease Xylella Fastidiosa.
In this episode of Futuris, Euronews' Denis Loctier looks at a new EU funded research project developing new tools to measure toxic particles emitted by cars.
Could Microalgae change food and cosmetics industries?
An unprecedented science mission is on its way to gauge the impact of climate change as well as search for new species.
Dutch researchers have built a wing-flapping drone which mimics insect flight – and could teach zoologists more about how real insects' brains work.
A rare 'Dumbo' octopus was spotted by scientists during a deep-sea research dive done by their unmanned robotic submersible off the coast of California.
Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a 10-year-old child who they believe was given a “vampire burial” meant to keep the deceased from rising from the dead and infecting the living.
British PhD student, Matthew Hedges, has been arrested in UAE on spying charges. He was arrested five months ago.
CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research based in Geneva, has publicly apologised for a researcher's report which said physics was “invented and built by men, it’s not by invitation”
Two in five participants aged 16-24 reported feeling lonely often or very often, the study found
Experiments in Spain could also lead to a salt-resistant rice strain that may prove invaluable in the future as rising oceans threaten rice paddies the world over.
Welcome to ‘Behind the Science’, where we take a very special journey around CERN — the world' most famous physics research centre. Here you will find one of the largest collections of Nobel Prizes on the planet.
‘Behind the Science’ brings you to discover CERN, where thousands of scientists keep on working day and night to study the extremely small (particles) in order to understand the extremely large (universe).
European scientists are trying to save the bee population by creating robotic helpers to warn them of dangers, by reproducing the insects' hive mentality, and communication techniques.
The discovery dates the presence of animals of Earth 20 million years earlier than previously thought.
Follow us behind the scenes at CERN — "Behind the Science" takes you inside one of the most famous physics research centres in the world, where thousands of scientists work day and night to unlock the secrets of our universe.
CERN opened the doors of his headquarters in Geneva, exclusively to Euronews, and showed us some of the services that are essential cogs in the scientific machine when it comes to unlocking the secrets of our universe.
Scientists are studying biomarkers in the droppings of rhinos in an effort to save the species.
Some 60% of European waters monitored failed to reach "good" ecological status.