A portable device that makes fire from water has been developed within a European research project. It doesn’t use flammable gases, it produces its
Leonardo da Vinci’s enigmatic Mona Lisa is one of Europe’s best-known paintings. Now it is perhaps one of its smallest.
Researchers at the
Science has rarely seduced so many. CERN’s atom smashing Large Hadron Collider has had the world transfixed and probably, for the first time in
July 5, 1996 The first ever cloned mammal is born at a lab near Edinburgh in Scotland. Named Dolly, she was conceived by a method known as ‘somatic
In many countries, there is a strong demand for staff with strong qualifications in so-called STEM subjects ie Science, Technology, Engineering and
In our episode on Nobel Prizes we met some young scientists whose research is sponsored by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions for research training
Marie Curie Fellowships are European research grants available to researchers regardless of their nationality and field of research. In addition to
Is Europe attractive to scientists? Can entertainment, like TV and computer games, be an obstacle to young people developing a scientific mind
The maintenance of seafaring ships can be a laborious and costly expense. The damp and dirty inspections which take many man hours must be done at
A mobile recycling facility being tested in eastern and southern Europe is aiming to get the most from electronic waste.
Bernd Kopacek, managing
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
European scientists are sharing a sweet new solution to one of the bitter enemies of chocolate making. “We have developed technical solutions to
You wait and wait and then three come at once, so the old joke about buses goes.
But the bus has been getting a makeover.
Umberto Guida, the
Welcome aboard as we take a ride on what the designers say is the ‘European bus of the future’. They claim it is more efficient and more ergonomic
For too long, scientific research has been dominated by men. Women are still under-represented in many disciplines and rarely get the top scientific
“I have never seen women scientists, I’ve only seen men.”
“Girls get this upbringing where they shouldn’t be scientists, they should do something
In a hospital in Brussels surgeons are trying to surgically remove a tumour from a liver.
And they are not alone. They are being helped by a