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Seeking control

Google's Project Loon aims to provide internet access to the entire globe using a network of high-altitude balloons. Less than half the world's population and fewer than 30 per cent of people in Africa and Asia have internet ...

dateAug 08, 2016 in Engineering
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The next generation of carbon monoxide nanosensors

The detection of carbon monoxide (CO) in the air is a vital issue, as CO is a poisonous gas and an environmental pollutant. CO typically derives from the incomplete combustion of carbon-based fuels, such as cooking gas and ...

dateMay 25, 2016 in Nanophysics
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30-lane data highway in sight

The amount of data transferred over mobile networks is soaring. In five to seven years, the bandwidth and speed of the new 5G networks will be up to 200 times faster than today – so fast that the notion of speed loses its ...

dateMar 08, 2016 in Telecom
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