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ALS is a deadly disease that EU researchers are helping to tackle. © David Herraez Calzada, Shutterstock.com
European researchers are pioneering a vaccine and treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Finland’s Inari municipality is part of EU efforts to ensure that Arctic activities are sustainable.  © Nancy Pauwels, Shutterstock.com
EU researchers are helping policymakers reconcile competing demands in a region full of natural resources,…
Bruges in Belgium is helping to chart a green path for European cities located along waterways. © canadastock, Shutterstock.com
A group of European urban areas bordering seas and rivers is paving the way for climate neutrality by 2030.
Scientists are closing in on a pain-free method for people with type 1 diabetes to control it.
Upgrading social housing is a central part of EU projects to make city life healthier and happier.
Understanding how climate change affects livelihoods and industries is an EU research priority.
Urban dwellers across the EU are having a say in making their surroundings friendlier to people and the environment.
Offering nutritious meals to students can improve diets and counter obesity across Europe.
Researchers in Europe have identified an underground signal that may be a precursor to strong quakes.
Researchers are seeking to ensure that people retain their ability to detect scents.
Home-test kits and mobile labs for detecting a tumour in tissue near the uterus are improving healthcare in remote or marginalised communities.
Arts and culture can bring imagination and momentum to projects for putting urban neighbourhoods more in tune with nature.
A major EU-funded research project on the Atlantic highlights worldwide efforts to preserve marine biodiversity under a landmark treaty.