Latest European Research Council News

Novel principle for cancer treatment shows promising effect
Multimillion ERC grants bring DNA computing and longer-lasting donor organs closer
Researchers discover how bean plants fend off famished foes
Highly Cited Researchers
Orbits of ancient stars prompt rethink on Milky Way evolution
Early-life events linked to lung health in young adulthood
A better test for tumor-targeting of CAR-T therapies
Success through synergies
Clay subsoil at Earth’s driest place may signal life on Mars
10 Million Euro ERC Synergy Grant Awarded for Study of Cognitive and Cultural Evolution of Numeracy
Eleven Million Euros from ERC
New analysis method can lead to better cancer drugs
A New RNA Catalyst From Lab
Ludwig study finds a common nutritional supplement might boost effects of cancer immunotherapy
Study shows difficulty in finding evidence of life on Mars
Prestigious early-career awards
Bold research bids earn €10.5m of EU backing
Graphene additives show a new way to control structure of organic crystals
Scientists unlock crops’ power to resist floods
Small quake clusters can’t hide from AI
Rare ‘boomerang’ earthquake observed along Atlantic Ocean fault line
Chlamydia: Greedy for Glutamine
Deep-sea anglerfishes have evolved a new type of immune system
ERC Proof of Concept grant to correct errors in ultra-high speed communication
Researchers identify evolutionary origins of SARS-CoV-2
New soil models may ease atmospheric CO2, climate change
Cancer study shows cause of complex mutations
Human presence weakens social relationships of wild giraffes
Ancient Genomic Insights Into Early Peopling of Caribbean
Heightened Interaction Between Neolithic Migrants and Hunter-Gatherers in Western Europe
New method reveals where DNA is at risk in cell
Carnivorous Plant Lifestyle is Gene Costly
Understanding deer damage is crucial when planting new forests
ERC Proof of concept for a new treatment for severe pneumonia and fibrosis
Herpes Virus Decoded
Children of mentally ill mothers much less likely to be vaccinated
Amazonian crops domesticated 10,000 years ago
Trial drug may block early stages of COVID-19, study in human cells shows
ERC Advanced Grants for six Max Planck researchers
ERC Advanced Grant for design of brain cells to combat Parkinson’s disease
Research uncovers a new way of making chiral catalysts
Gut bacteria and immune system-mapping out interactions
Victorian world comes to life in multi-storey Dunedin lightshow
Targeting turncoat immune cells to treat cancer