Turning traditional textiles smart

Mexican researcher Paulino Vacas Jacques invented a "motherboard" able to turn textiles smart. This technology could be included in bed sheets to measure the hours slept by a person.

dateMay 27, 2015 in Engineering
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Sharing corporate R&D on the internet

How much research and development information do Fortune Global 500 companies give away on their websites? That was the question a team from the University of Tunisia hoped to answer in assessing the openness of the commercial ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Evolution of the Antarctic ice sheet

ULB study sheds a new light on the stability of the Antarctic ice sheet. It shows for the first time that ice rises (pinning points that keep the floating parts of ice sheets in place) are formed during the transition between ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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Sandwich system found effective in organic apple orchards

In organic apple orchards, one of the most serious challenges for growers is determining ways to limit weed competition while improving soil quality and ensuring high yields of quality apples. Scientists from the Swedish ...

dateMay 27, 2015 in Other
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Ecuador seizes 200,000 shark fins

Ecuador seized around 200,000 shark fins and arrested three suspected traffickers at the country's main fishing port, the government said Wednesday.

date10 hours ago in Ecology
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