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More CO2 also means less nutritious food

Rice, maize, soybeans and wheat are the main source of nutrients for over 2 billion people living in poor countries. But with climate change and the rising amount of CO2 in the air we breathe, their already low nutrient value ...

dateJun 06, 2014 in Environment
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Big laser for small debris

Remember how Imperial destroyers smashed asteroids in 'The Empire Strikes backs'? You can almost consider that old fashioned. Thanks to the CLEANSPACE project, space debris as small as 1 cm could soon be ...

dateJun 04, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Enabling cutting edge future internet research

The problem with visionary research is that it often does not see the light of day. Facilities are often simply not available, or the experts needed to put scientific theories to the test cannot be found. ...

dateMay 19, 2014 in Telecom
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Energy industry ready to get smart

We're entering the age of the Internet of Things (IoT): a brave new world populated by 'smart' objects' capable of interacting and communicating among them-selves and with their environment. This emerging ...

dateMay 16, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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PLANTOID: Building a robot to mimic plants

Many of us probably picture robots as roughly human-shaped - as seen in countless science fiction films - or perhaps as little more than mobile computers. But one EU project is taking inspiration from the ...

dateMay 14, 2014 in Robotics
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