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The Internet of Things allows our smart gadgets in the home and wearable technologies like our smart watches to communicate and operate together. Image Credit: Ponchai nakumpa via Pixabay
Power management systems that harvest ambient energy will power billions of small devices on the Internet of Things.
A board of the game Go with players.
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Game theory mathematics is used to predict outcomes in conflict situations. Now it is being adapted through…
False assertions about Covid-19 vaccines during the pandemic have highlighted the importance of journalists, researchers and the general public being able to spot and filter out fake news (© Gorodenkoff, Shutterstock).
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Lack of trust in health authorities, combined with the fear and uncertainty about the disease, created…
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The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) was established in 2021 to become the operational arm of the European Union’s space ambitions. That means they manage the commercialisation…
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Automation and computer-aided designs are seeding the future of home gardens. With the onset of designer gardens as a service and rose-pruning robots, weekends spent toiling in the garden will be…
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Uncrewed aircraft responding to fire and medical emergencies will be used to save lives - if digitalised air-traffic control can help them navigate safely in the skies over Europe.
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Scientists must make ever more sophisticated measurements as technology shrinks to the nanoscale and we face global challenges from the effects of climate change.
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Each day, millions of us load fresh fruit and flowers into our shopping baskets. The global trade in cut flowers and citrus fruits together are worth around €30 billion. When it comes to embracing…
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Non-invasive diagnostics such as light scanners and swabs are increasingly used to diagnose illness in people. Now EU-backed scientists are trying to extend the techniques to the treatment of pets.
Often there’s a spark of inspiration or a flash of insight. Whatever it is, these ‘Aha!’ or ‘Eureka’ moments have led to some of the world’s greatest discoveries and technological innovations. And it…
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Four huge robot arms surround the gleaming metal shell of what will soon be a top-of-the-range automobile. They jerk into life, attaching the bonnet, the wing mirrors, and other panels. It’s the kind…
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This article was originally published on 28 October 2020. Picture this: You’ve experienced no physical sensation beyond your wrists for years, then a doctor drapes a thin, flexible membrane over your…
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The inspiration to use Earth’s abundant supply of water as a source of hydrogen fuel is not new. But will it fuel the future? Meet two leading European innovators who are championing clean hydrogen…