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From lab to market: ERC grantees pitch business ideas
Researchers make the case for businesses based on breakthrough science funded by the EU and consider how to raise the private capital needed to speed innovations to market
Why is music so expressive? Computers want to know…
“Music is the shorthand of emotion,” Leo Tolstoy once wrote in a letter to his wife. If so, how exactly does that emotional language work?
Does the ocean sound salty or cold? Turning data from underwater robots into music
In January 2017, Stef Veldhuis, a Dutch conceptual artist and composer, tweeted that he was searching for an oceanographer who could help him create a musical composition based on a romantic theme: a message in a bottle.
Does social media have any social benefits?
We know that social media might be bad for democracy. Are the occasional feel-good posts worth it? An ERC-funded researcher has been studying the data
It takes two
OK, piano duets are dull. But some researchers are studying the way they work. Could this help understand collaboration - from man to robots?
New: See cool science in 'augmented reality'
A suite of new “augmented reality” apps showing cool scientific research were rolled out by ERC=Science 2 , an EU-funded project to promote science funded by the European Research Council
Turkish Delight: East meets West - in music
Researchers in Britain and Turkey try to find a common musical language
Why is music?
Music can move us like nothing else. But how exactly does it work? Scientists are seeking the answers.
Practice makes perfect: The human brain can reprogram itself to control prosthetic limbs
New research confirms that repeated use of an artificial limb leads the brain to rewire itself
ERC ‘top-up’ grants help turn science into products, says report
An independent review has found that European Research Council Proof-of-Concept grants have helped scientists set up companies, file patents and attract venture capital