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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 ...

May 14, 2014
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A boost to your mobile signal

When using your mobile phone, it doesn't take much to lose that precious signal - just turning a corner or riding on a train can be enough. EU-funded research is developing new technologies to eradicate those ...

Jan 28, 2013
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Saddle collapse behind rapid sea level rise

Researchers from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom have uncovered the mystery behind the rapid sea level rise in the past by using climate and ice sheet models. Funded in part by a Marie Curie ...

Sep 20, 2012
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Scientists discover ageing star destroys planet

(Phys.org)—An international team of astronomers has found evidence that a planet was destroyed by its ageing star. Led by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) in the United States, the team showed ...

Sep 21, 2012
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'Hello car, what is the password?'

As cars get clever - bristling with computer chips and networking capabilities - an EU-funded project makes sure that your car's data stays safe and the networks are secure from hackers and tampering.

Mar 01, 2013
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Robots designed to clean up our streets

It sounds like something from a science fiction film, but the concept of robots cleaning our streets is becoming a reality with what is believed to be a world first.

May 01, 2013
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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 ...

Mar 20, 2014
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Researchers developing high-flying jet car

It's dark and late. You're speeding through the streets of a downtown metropolis. You're being chased and the pursuers are quickly gaining ground. With a knowing smile, you simply press the 'launch' button ...

Jun 27, 2014
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