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March 26, 2013
The League of European Research Universities (LERU) has published a note describing the difficulties its members have encountered while conducting clinical trials as part of FP7 Co-operation and the Joint Technology Initiative’s...
March 25, 2013
A contact lens technique called overnight orthokeratology (OK) brings rapid improvement in vision for nearsighted patients.
March 22, 2013
A special section of Nature finds that there is still much to do to achieve gender equality in science. Science remains institutionally sexist.
March 21, 2013
An international group of investigators has identified seven new genetic regions associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a common cause of blindness in older individuals.
March 20, 2013
The EC has made available a series of presentations from a recent information event on the European Research Area (ERA) Chairs pilot call, which was launched in December 2012 under the FP7 Capacities programme.
March 19, 2013
The discovery that a compound in red wine may provide a healthier and longer life had guaranteed popular appeal, but the suggestion has been attacked from all sides.
March 18, 2013
At the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Basque Public University (UPV/EHU) the Pharmacokinetics, Nanotechnology and Gene Therapy research team is using nanotechnology to develop new formulations that can be applied to drugs and gene...
March 16, 2013
The European Research Council has published the results for the ERC-2012-AdG Advanced Grants call, which closed in April 2012.
March 15, 2013
The funding will be used to complete the EyeTechCare EyeMUST 2 international clinical trial and to start the FDA registration process.
March 14, 2013
The European Research Council has published a letter, co-signed with the Chairman of the European Round Table of Industrialists, which urges EU leaders to approve the proposed €80 billion budget for the forthcoming Horizon 2020...