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Better dosages for children sick with cancer

Genomics Health & Medicine ACOnet (Austria) DeIC (Denmark)

Crunching large data sets, researchers are able to identify a specific genetic cause in one of seven young cancer patients. This allows for prescribing more accurate doses of medicine, avoiding unnecessary side effects

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The URAN Publishing Service provides academics in Ukraine with the reliable virtual computing infrastructure they need to overcome technical barriers to publishing articles in academic journals online

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Closing in on the genetics behind psychiatric diseases

Genomics Health & Medicine Neuroscience AARNet (Australia) CSC (Finland) DeIC (Denmark) Internet2 (EE. UU.)

The international iPSYCH project identifies genes related to specific mental illnesses to inspire development of better medicine and earlier diagnosis.

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Research & education networks solve real-world problems

National and regional research & education networks traverse our planet, providing ultra high-speed connectivity and tailor-made services that underpin scientific discovery, foster global collaborations and unlock access to education. This blog features fascinating stories from around the world about people and projects empowered by these networks to make a difference.

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Bringing ancient manuscripts to life

"Tikkoun Sofrim" (Hebrew for “Scribal Correction”) is a joint French-Israeli project to integrate the wisdom of the masses to digitalize ancient manuscripts using Handwritten Text-Recognition.

Supporting more responsible stewardship of marine ecosystems

OTN research has yielded important insights into the often-mysterious migrations of endangered marine animals like leatherback turtles, basking sharks, American eels, and Bluefin tuna, and have generated critical knowledge towards conservation recommendations.

MOREnet’s Immersive Learning Lab: empowering educators with technology

MOREnet's Immersive Learning Lab, the MILL, provides teachers with the training required to effectively implement innovative, hands-on technology-focused learning strategies.

Building a real-time early-warning system for political violence

Large databases, supercomputers and high-speed connections are part of the computational infrastructure to provide forecasts of political conflicts in Africa, and the peaceful university city of Uppsala, Sweden, is at the centre of it all.

Maximizing the value of genomic data through secure transnational sharing

The European “1+ Million Genomes” initiative aims at linking genomic databases across borders. But there is a challenge: You must do it do it without compromising data security.

Developing a global model for solar energy

Researchers have designed a uniquely detailed and precise model of solar energy potential on a global scale, and they are offering their data free of charge for everybody to use.