WINNER The power of balance
Millions of people suffer from dizziness, vertigo and fainting. Discover how scientists are helping doctors to treat these and other balance disorders.
How to feed the world
Finding new ways to optimize agricultural land - ensuring food security while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions and protecting habitats.
Game over for mental illness
Computer games can treat even the most severe psychiatric disorders and empower people to improve their mental health.
Precision public health
A new approach to public health uses data from smart devices to get the right treatment to the right person at the right time.
Creating intelligent social robots
Scientists from leading tech institutions are working on human-robot interactions - making sure we trust and even like our new helpers.
Unmasking phantom sounds
Over 100 million people live with chronic tinnitus. New research is helping to treat and better understand this distressing and as-yet incurable condition.
A deeper look at carbon
New knowledge on Earth’s carbon cycle - relevant to climate change, carbon emissions, CO2 sequestration, volcanic eruptions and extraterrestrial life.
23, me — and my microbiome
Powerful evidence for the role of gut bacteria in cancer, Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis - and that this microbiome may be part of the cure.
Training for your brain
Finding ways to make our brains work better - in healthy people, those with neurological disorders and to prevent age-related cognitive decline.
Staying safe in the next megaquake
Using big data and advanced computing to help governments and other sectors keep us safe when the next megaquake hits.
WINNER Augmentation of brain function: facts, fiction and controversy
Edited by Mikhail Lebedev, Ioan Opris and Manuel Fernando Casanova.
Motor skills and their Foundational Role for Perceptual, Social, and Cognitive Development
Edited by Petra Hauf and Klaus Libertus.
Charged Particles in Oncology
Edited by Marco Durante, Francis A Cucinotta and Jay Steven Loeffler.
Biotrophic plant-microbe interactions
Edited by Ralph Panstruga and Pietro Daniele Spanu.
Bridging the Gap Between Policy and Science in Assessing the Health Status of Marine Ecosystems
Edited by Angel Borja, Michael Elliott, Maria C Uyarra and Jacob Carstensen, Marianna Mea.
Cognitive and Brain Plasticity Induced by Physical Exercise, Cognitive Training, Video Games and Combined Interventions
Edited by Soledad Ballesteros, Claudia Voelcker-Rehage and Louis Bherer.
Ubiquitin and Ubiquitin-relative SUMO in DNA damage response
Edited by Ivan Dikic and Kristijan Ramadan.
Microbiome interplay and control
Edited by Christine Moissl-Eichinger, Gabriele Berg and Martin Grube.
At the Crossroads: Lessons and Challenges in Computational Social Science
Edited by Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Yamir Moreno and Taha Yasseri.
Edited by Gavin Collins, Eric D. van Hullebusch, Giovanni Esposito, Cynthia Carliell-Marquet and Fernando G. Fermoso.