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From sewage sludge to syngas and biochar—new perspectives for small municipalities
Dr. Olivier Lepez, coordinator of PYROCHAR, explains how the project team has developed an energy- and cost-efficient process to thermo-chemically convert municipal sewage sludge into useful biochar and synthetic gas.
Fluorescence-based assessment of water
Dr Elfrida Carstea discusses the FLUORO-BOOST project's findings on the potential of fluorescence spectroscopy for improving the energy efficiency of wastewater treatment works.
First of its kind fuel cell tri-generator promises to reduce energy loss, costs and emissions
TRISOFC coordinator Dr Mark Worall speaks about the project's unique fuel cell tri-generator which has the potential to increase the utilisation of available energy, reduce costs, add value, and decrease primary energy use ...
Online platform to help kick start the European market for recycled phosphorus
An online platform has been launched to help kick start the European market for recycled phosphorus, a nutrient vital to agriculture.
Trending science: Vitamin B3 may have been delivered from space
The results of laboratory experiments involving Vitamin B3 by a team of NASA researchers support a theory that the origin of life may have been assisted by a supply of 'biologically important molecules produced in space and ...
Robot swarms use collective cognition to perform tasks
The COCORO project's robot swarms not only look like schools of fish, they behave like them too. The project developed autonomous robots that interact with each other and exchange information, resulting in a cognitive system ...
New tools increase Palestine's capacity to face earthquakes
Palestine has faced hundreds of earthquakes since the beginning of the year. Thanks to the SASPARM and SASPARM 2.0 projects, the next generation of citizens and researchers will be better equipped to face this growing threat.
Researchers announce another 5G breakthrough
'This breakthrough is very exciting for us. In just six months we have developed a truly unique demonstration which is able to use standard IP end-points and translate the IP flow into an IP-over-ICN abstraction (publish/subscribe ...
Water and sanitation access for all through better policy making
Prioritising quality of life over short-term economic gain is vital to ensuring access to water and sanitation for all, say EU-funded researchers with the DESAFIO project.
Quantum physics provides startling insights into biological processes
Can something be for instance in two different places at the same time? According to quantum physics, it can. More precisely, in line with the principle of 'superposition', a particle can be described as being in two different ...