Archive: 14/05/2014

Video: Harvesting fresh water from fog

Researchers at MIT's School of Engineering, working with colleagues at the Pontificial University of Chile in Santiago, are harvesting potable water from the coastal fog that forms on the edge of one of the driest regions ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Engineering
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Big data brings new power to open-source intelligence

In November 2013, the New Yorker published a profile of Eliot Higgins – or Brown Moses as he is known to almost 17,000 Twitter followers. An unemployed finance and admin worker at the time, Higgins was held up as an example ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Internet
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Bridging the 'Valley of Death' for photonics SMEs

While research projects often develop new devices - sensors, components, lasers, etc. - it can be difficult to turn these into products ready for market. An EU project has been working on bridging the gap between laboratories ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Engineering
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