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Crowd safety via sensing app

A smart phone app points people the way, assists event organisers in preventing emergency cases and turns its creators into technology entrepreneurs.

dateSep 24, 2013 in Software
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Dragonflies, as climate change indicators

Monitoring communities of climate sensitive species, such as insects, could enable scientists to develop indicators for climate change effects on biodiversity and help devise policies to protect it.

dateMar 06, 2013 in Ecology
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Grass as the new biofuel

A new European research project seeks grass crops that could be grown and harvested on marginal lands, away from areas suitable for food crops

dateDec 18, 2013 in Biotechnology
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Crops watering by phone

Thanks to a new app, smart phones could help monitor irrigation water use according to need. This could ensure that food is available on our table is the produced in a sustainable way.

dateJul 16, 2013 in Environment
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Most sustainable office in the world

In Munich, a newly erected office building, called the NuOffice, has been awarded an internationally recognised green design certification in platinum, called the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certi ...

dateJul 01, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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Touch, feel, see and hear the data

It is now possible to sense scientific data as a means to deal with the mountains of information we face in our environment by applying subconscious processing to big data analysis

dateFeb 14, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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