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Dealing with danger: busy geniuses and watchful robots

In this edition of Futuris, we look at wasps, hawks and donkeys – not animals but special robots which can help save people in danger in the Alps.

In this edition of Futuris, we look at wasps, hawks and donkeys – not animals but special robots which can help save people in danger in the Alps.

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The travelling greenhouse

Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What

Can a small greenhouse help to guarantee the sustainability of European forests? To find out, the Futuris team travelled to northern Italy. What

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Imagining the worst for Europe's riskiest assets

Europe has a wealth of sensitive high-value facilities that could spell disaster if they failed in, say, an earthquake or flood. And what if both happened simultaneously? And vital equipment malfuncti

Europe has a wealth of sensitive high-value facilities that could spell disaster if they failed in, say, an earthquake or flood. And what if both happened simultaneously? And vital equipment malfuncti

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Improving our understanding of our seas

We understand some parts of our own oceans less than we know outer space, but as they are so critical to our survival we need to know more, fast.

We understand some parts of our own oceans less than we know outer space, but as they are so critical to our survival we need to know more, fast.

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The power of plasma - could it help fight diseases?

Most of the matter around us is either solid, liquid, or gas. But there is something often called the fourth state – plasma – that has remarkable

Most of the matter around us is either solid, liquid, or gas. But there is something often called the fourth state – plasma – that has remarkable

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A greener road ahead?

Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more

Electric vehicles are a reality, and scientists are now looking ahead. They are exploring new frontiers to make them safer, more reliable, more

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Baking better bread...with ultrasound

To bake quality bread, one of the key ingredients is moisture. Researchers have developed innovative ultrasonic humidification technology. In this

To bake quality bread, one of the key ingredients is moisture. Researchers have developed innovative ultrasonic humidification technology. In this