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Eco-friendly pig and poultry production

Slowing the rate of climate change and improving energy use efficiency, whilst also feeding the growing global population, are key targets for the livestock sector, policy-makers and scientists alike.

dateMar 25, 2014 in Other
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Anticipating the future of doping in sport

Doping in sport is nothing new. Ancient Greek athletes used stimulating potions to fortify themselves. Strychnine, caffeine, cocaine, and alcohol were regularly used by cyclists in the 19th century. Marathon ...

dateMar 21, 2014 in Other
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High-tech answer to fat analysis in meat industry

For decades, the meat industry has made good use of laboratory analysis. Now the focus is shifting to rapid analytical methods on the production floor and meat producers are perhaps spoilt for choice in terms ...

dateMar 21, 2014 in Other
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Search gets smarter with identifiers

The future of computing is based on Big Data. The vast collections of information available on the web and in the cloud could help prevent the next financial crisis, or even tell you exactly when your bus ...

dateMar 20, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Improving nanosafety through research

Nanotechnology is expected to be one of the vital technological drivers for transforming the EU into a true Innovation Union. From improving cosmetics and fabrics to helping to preserve food for longer, the ...

dateFeb 14, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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Protecting river basins in the Mediterranean

We as European citizens may not be directly exposed to all of its consequences yet, but global warming is progressively driving lifestyles across the world into a corner. Some of its most devastating - and probably most documented ...

dateFeb 10, 2014 in Environment
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Cloud-based mobility services for European cities

Since it reached mainstream around 2006, cloud computing has widely been acknowledged as the future of ICT. The possibilities seem endless, and researchers are coming up with new ideas and concepts at a head-spinning pace. ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Telecom
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