High-End Climate Impacts and Extremes (HELIX) project: more severe impacts can still be avoided if global greenhouse gas emissions are reduced

Artist Erica Nockalls created a series of artworks for the HELIX project Exeter, England, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Some impacts of global warming – such as sea level rise and coastal flooding – are already locked in and unavoidable, according to a major research project.  Global temperatures have already risen by around 1°C, and

Research by Exeter and Oxford Universities shows that complex social patterns seen in the animal kingdom may be simpler than they appear

These friend-of-a-friend links also appear to be important in the animal world, such as to the survival of monkeys Exeter, England, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — New research gives clues into how social networks can evolve by showing that complex social patterns seen in the animal kingdom may be simpler than they appear. Not only

Self-driving truck for hub-to-hub transportations demonstrated at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Beijing

Self-driving truck for hub-to-hub transportations demonstrated at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in Beijing Gothenburg, Sweden, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The self-driving truck, driving autonomously from one hub to another, is part of a development project exploring how automation can contribute to increased productivity, enhanced safety and lower environmental impact. It has for the

New series and new features for CLAAS front loaders

New series and new features for CLAAS front loaders Harsewinkel, Germany, 17-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — CLAAS has built its own front loaders for its tractors since the 2009 financial year. Demand is increasing constantly, and over 15,000 CLAAS front loaders have now been sold. More than half of all ARION 400 tractors are sold

The Institute of Cancer Research welcomes the approval by NICE of new type of treatment for women with advanced breast cancer

Red breast cancer cells. Credit: Julia Sero. LONDON, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Institute of Cancer Research, London, welcomes the approval by NICE of a new type of treatment for women with previously untreated advanced breast cancer. Palbociclib and ribociclib, two new drugs approved today for use on the NHS, belong to the same brand new

Unifeeder appoints Nils Smedegaard Andersen as new Chairman of the Board of Directors

AARHUS, 16-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Unifeeder, the largest Pan-European feeder and shortsea operator, today announced the appointment of Nils Smedegaard Andersen as new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Nils Smedegaard Andersen succeeds former Hapag-Lloyd CCO Jesper Præstensgaard who instead takes up the position as Deputy Chairman. Nils Smedegaard Andersen, former Group Chief Executive