Science

Why does immunotherapy not work in some cancer patients?
According to a new study, when undergoing immunotherapy, cancer patients with human leukocyte antigen class I (HLA I) variants that bind to a wide range of peptides have worse survival rates.
Making high-strength steel more hydrogen-resistant
Researchers have taken the characteristic that’s usually an obstacle to the design of lightweight, reliable steel structures and turned it into a mechanism that makes the metal more resistant to hydrogen-induced cracking.
Chicken in the kitchen? Wash your hands!
Do Europeans really wash their hands after handling raw chicken? An EU-backed study takes a closer look at five European countries’ hygiene practices in the kitchen.
The world’s first culturally sensitive robots for elderly care
Researchers have developed revolutionary new robots that adapt to the culture and customs of the elderly people they assist.
Mapping the big blue: Laser-induced technology to help mineral exploration at oceanic depths
Scientists have successfully measured zinc samples under deep-sea conditions. Their method could support sustainable extraction of raw seabed materials.
Graphene boosts GHz signals into terahertz territory
According to scientists, graphene can generate clock speeds that transcend today’s GHz limitations. Here’s how.
New cutting-edge technology bridges the digital divide
Researchers achieve world-first data transmission capacity for 5G and next-generation networks.
Handheld gadget to provide rapid food quality testing
A microbiological detection device will help speed up the measurement of contamination in raw meat, thus minimising costs and food waste.
The world’s first culturally sensitive robots for elderly care
Researchers have developed revolutionary new robots that adapt to the culture and customs of the elderly people they assist.
New cutting-edge technology bridges the digital divide
Researchers achieve world-first data transmission capacity for 5G and next-generation networks.
New study suggests cancer can be treated as a game between the treating physician and cancer cells
Researchers argue that cancer treatment protocols have the potential to benefit from game-theoretic models. Their work could help oncologists improve outcomes in patients with metastatic cancer.
New system for a driverless future with no fatalities or serious injuries
An EU initiative will help make safe autonomous driving a reality.
Electrifying transportation in Trikala, Greece
An EU project will deploy 10 new light electric vehicles in smart city Trikala to show citizens the benefits of driving three- and four-wheel electric vehicles in urban areas.
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