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An overview of the latest COST news releases.


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23 August 2016 | General
Understanding the fate of food

What exactly happens as we digest food and what are the implications for our health? Answering these questions will help design healthier foods that could curb the rising rates of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.


16 August 2016 | General
‘Toxic gases’ as targets for new medicines

Gases once thought of only as environmental pollutants are now known to be produced by the body. A European research network has identified direct links between these gases and heart failure and cancer, and is now focusing on new drugs to treat such diseases.


08 August 2016 | General
Measuring brain blood flow helps diagnose dementia

A network of over 200 scientists, clinicians and industry partners developed a cost-effective diagnostic tool for measuring the tell-tale signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s.


18 July 2016 | General
Meet us at ESOF 2016, stand C3

COST is proud of its continuing partnership with the EuroScience Open Forum. This year, we have invited researchers from some of our best science and technology networks to share with you their experience leading and participating in COST Actions.


30 June 2016 | General
Impact of the UK referendum on the COST programme

Statement of the President of the COST Association, Dr Ángeles Rodríguez-Peña


19 May 2016 | General
May newsletter now online

COST News 2016 newsletter preview

Stay up-to-date with the latest COST news and opportunities!


27 April 2016 | General
Research network helps set up online course on urban agriculture entrepreneurship

Researchers involved in COST-funded Urban Agriculture Europe (UAE) network have helped develop a course meant to equip university students, SMEs, public authorities and NGOs with the right know-how to build on business opportunities and tap into the economic potential of agriculture innovation in urban areas.


20 April 2016 | General
Dr Ronald de Bruin, next Director of the COST Association

The COST Association will welcome its new Director, Dr Ronald de Bruin on 1 June 2016. He will succeed Dr Monica Dietl, Director since April 2011.


15 April 2016 | General, President
Montenegro hosts COST General Assembly April meeting

On 13-14 April 2016, the Committee of Senior Officials (CSO) gathered in Bečići, Montenegro, for its 196th meeting. Opened by the Minister of Science, Prof. Sanja Vlahović, it was the first CSO meeting hosted in Montenegro.


08 April 2016 | General
Nobel Prize winner Brian Kobilka opens COST Action conference on innovative techniques for drug design

The 2012 Nobel Prize winner in chemistry, Professor Brian Kobilka, gave a special opening lecture at the GLISTEN 2016 Spring Meeting in Erlangen, Germany.



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