Power management systems that harvest ambient energy will power billions of small devices on the Internet of Things.
The EU has just announced recommendations on a new approach of ‘screening more and screening better’ to combat cancer cases.
Scientists are probing what happens in the brain as people slumber and how they can enjoy the restorative effects of better deep sleep.
Jean-Eric Paquet has been at the helm of the Horizon programme and DG Research and Innovation for the past four years. He will shortly leave to take up the role of the EU’s ambassador to Japan in September 2022. In his final interview with Horizon Magazine as Director General, Paquet reflects on European research and innovation globally and considers the future of collaboration in science research with Japan.
Aphasia is a devastating diagnosis that affects your ability to speak or understand language. It’s a little-known condition that effects 300 000 Europeans every year and recently made headlines when actor Bruce Willis announced he was diagnosed with it.
For parts of southern Europe, extreme heatwaves are now the rule, not the exception.
With more people getting on track for sustainable high-speed rail, reducing noise pollution and sophisticated traffic management will boost adoption.
Regenerating lost body parts is impossible for humans, but cracking the cellular code of salamanders could help to treat serious wounds.
A special opera performance in Lisbon improves inclusivity for the marginalised while digital literacy will create new artistic opportunities.
The in-built process of maintaining the health of our cells by recycling dead or toxic material plays a key role in our health overall. Known as autophagy, researchers are now keen to know if boosting the natural process may hold off the debilitating diseases of old age.
Food systems are highly complex and interconnected. If our grocery stores and kitchens are to have a future with packed shelves, we need to be able to make our food systems sustainable. Horizon magazine reached out to food system experts with five essential questions.
While the story of science is full of larger-than-life figures such as Marie Skłodowska-Curie or Albert Einstein, not everybody can win a Nobel Prize for their individual insights.
Forest communities are guardians of biodiversity. Now they can contribute their knowledge to scientific projects designed to protect ecosystems by inputting data in tailor-made systems.
The modern era of disinformation can be said to have begun in the 1980s.
In the not-too-distant future, elderly people who live alone may be reminded to take their medicine, have books read to them, and be offered a metaphorical, shoulder to cry on – by a robot.
Did you ever think that a simple task like brushing your teeth could actually keep your lungs healthy – in addition to preventing cavities and gum disease?