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Monday, 16 January 2017

Saving our cultural heritage

Photo of seafoodWhat will come - as time goes on - of traditional dance, folk music, of the cultures of the people? To prevent their disappearance, a European research project - in Thessaloniki in Greece - is establishing a digital database, fully dedicated to intangible cultural treasures of humanity. Read more

Thursday, 12 January 2017

Arctic rivers to spill their climate change secrets

Photo of the ice on the riverA team of scientists from France, Russia and the US is analysing Arctic river water to understand the impact of thawing soil on the carbon cycle. Results from the EU-funded project will help researchers better model the long-term effects of climate change. Read more

Tuesday, 03 January 2017

Adapting heritage environments to modern requirements

Photo of the mans hand with martphone and fameous monuments on itAn EU-funded project has developed and brought to market unique tools and methodologies for ensuring historical buildings meet modern environmental and energy efficiency standards while preserving their original character. Read more

Thursday, 22 December 2016

A fresh splash for Aquaculture

Photo of seafoodIn a fish farm in the west of Scotland around 1,000 tons of salmon are bred every year. Marine biologists think today’s European aquaculture can become more imaginative, more profitable, more efficient and more sustainable. Read more

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

A FEAT of earthquake research

Image of the seismographThe sudden earthquakes that hit the headlines can be catastrophic. However, much slower ruptures release energy more safely. An EU-funded researcher is identifying how these little-understood slow ruptures occur, their precursory signals and how they are linked to fast earthquakes - information that could one day help develop early warning systems. Read more

Monday, 19 December 2016

Heating up European relations: researchers turn industrial furnaces green

DEMO testing ‎of aluminium melting furnace by plasma-induction hybrid technology in Tecnalia's facilities in February 2014 Heavy industries like metal foundries, glass, ceramic and cement makers rely on large, energy-guzzling furnaces to heat materials during processing. But the drive to make processes more economical and ecological requires new, more efficient technologies. Read more

Thursday, 15 December 2016

Diamonds could help slow climate change

Photo of factory chimney Researchers are building a diamond-based device that can remove carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air and transform it into valuable chemicals, including fuel. Read more

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