- Publication date
- 28 August 2013
In this issue: Editorial by Sean Sherlock T.D., Irish Minister for Research & Innovation
Cover story: Spotlight on Africa's forgotten life source: first Soil Atlas
In the news: €1.8 billion invested in smart grids projects in Europe, EURL ECVAM recommendation on in vitro assay for acute oral toxicity testing and a renewed look at Europe's population distribution.
The newsletter also includes briefs on alien species on the rise in European seas, new method for the detection of antibiotics in feed and opening of JRC actinide labs to the EU scientific community.