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How far to the nearest city? Global map of travel time to cities published

(European Commission Joint Research Centre) The Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service, provided expert input on the mapping of urban accessibility worldwide to support global and local decision-making on development and environmental policies.

Seismology of the Americas 2018

(Seismological Society of America) SSA and the Latin American and Caribbean Seismological Commission will be holding a joint meeting on May 14-17, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, Florida. The meeting attracts more than 1000 scientists, engineers and policymakers for two days of presentations and posters that cover the latest seismological research from around the globe

UC San Diego Health Receives Certification for Second Comprehensive Stroke Center

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health in La Jolla recently received certification from the Joint Commission to be a Comprehensive Stroke Center. This certification is in addition to the existing accreditation at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest. Show More Summary

Harnessing the potential of blockchain to transform education

(European Commission Joint Research Centre) Blockchain technology can help improve old models of data management and bring benefits to learners and educational institutions in the EU -- if policymakers are well prepared to embrace the change.

How the largest European soil dataset was born

Ten years of planning and sampling has led to the creation of the largest harmonised European soil dataset, and the Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service, is ready to carry out the most comprehensive assessment of soil biodiversity across the continent.

Science for a resilient EU power grid

(European Commission Joint Research Centre) The Joint Research Centre, the European Commission's science and knowledge service, have analysed 16 earthquakes, 15 space weather events and 20 floods, presenting recommendations on how to improve the resilience of the power grid against these natural hazards.

Tiny polyps save corals from predators and disease

(European Commission Joint Research Centre) Corals may have unexpected allies in improving their health and resilience.

More on opioid prescribing and the Joint Commission suit

p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }a:link { } Joint Commission says the allegations are “blatantly false” and have been “thoroughly debunked.” Patient satisfaction metrics likely contributed to the problem. If Joint Commission didn’t start the push for more narcotics, according to this report they jumped on board around the year 2000 which had the effect

Joint Commission sued over allegations about the opioid crisis

p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; }a:link { } So who’s to blame for the opioid epidemic? How did we get where we are today? There's been a lot of finger pointing at the pharmaceutical industry and while it deserves a share...Show More Summary

How much soil goes down the drain—new data on soil lost due to water

According to a new study by the University of Basel, the European Commission - Joint Research Centre and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH, UK), almost 36 billion tons of soil is lost every year due to water, and deforestation and other changes in land use make the problem worse. Show More Summary

How much soil goes down the drain -- New data on soil lost due to water

(European Commission Joint Research Centre) According to a new study, almost 36 billion tons of soil is lost every year due to water, and deforestation and other changes in land use make the problem worse. The study also offers ideas on how agriculture can change to become a part of the solution from being part of the problem.

New scientific yardstick to help early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

(European Commission Joint Research Centre) The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) released a new scientific yardstick, in the form of a certified reference material, to help early detection of Alzheimer's disease.

Libya, Italy to join forces against people traffickers

Italy and Libya will set up a joint commission in a bid to fight back against people traffickers and tackle the problem of illegal migration, the Tripoli government said Saturday. The announcement was made after talks in the Libyan capital between Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti and Libya's Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj. Show More Summary

What next after sufficient progress?

The European Commission today declared that "sufficient progress" has been achieved in the first stage of Brexit talks. Open Europe's Stephen Booth analyses the contents of today's joint UK-EU report and considers what happens next in negotiations. The post What next after sufficient progress? appeared first on Open Europe.

The Joint Commission and the Current Opioid Crisis

The Joint Commission wields such power that any hospitals that failed to meet the Joint Commission’s standard in pain management would be given “requirements on improvement” and be expected to follow them in order to remain accredit...

North Carolina officials approve borrowing for stadium

State officials in North Carolina have approved plans to borrow money for a new stadium. Local media reported that the Joint Legislative Government Commission in Raleigh on Tuesday approved plans … Click to Continue »

No deal: Britain and EU fail to reach agreement on Irish border

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have confirmed that British and EU negotiators have failed to reach a deal on the Irish border after hours of crunch talks. Speaking in a joint press...Show More Summary

Science for the AU-EU partnership

(European Commission Joint Research Centre) From air pollutant emissions to zooplankton productivity - over 30 years of the European Commission's science and knowledge service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) scientific collaboration with Africa have been compiled in one publication, "Science for the AU-EU Partnership - Building knowledge for sustainable development".

4 problems with the Joint Commission

I’m passionate about patient safety. In no small part because I was raised to be. My mom has a lot of letters behind her name (RN, BSN, MSN), and she’s dedicated her career to the field. Before I was accepted into medical school, I knew about “six sigma,” the “Swiss cheese model” and root-cause analysis. […]

Air quality atlas for Europe: Mapping the sources of fine particulate matter

The European Commission published today an Air Quality Atlas for Europe. This new publication produced by the Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) helps to pave the way for targeted air quality measures by mapping the origins of fine particulate matter in Europe's largest cities.

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