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Robots of the deep

21/07 14:59 CET

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  • From crab shells to raw materials
    12/05 17:27 CET

    From crab shells to raw materials

    Crab is a culinary delicacy most of which ends up in the bin. In this edition of Futuris we look at the uses can we find for the…

  • Don’t panic
    05/05 15:21 CET

    Don’t panic

    Ship evacuations sometimes turn chaotic, ending in tragedy. In this episode of Futuris, we look at why this happens and what can…

  • Longer life for broken eggs
    28/04 17:02 CET

    Longer life for broken eggs

    Every day dozens of tons of eggshells are wasted in Europe. They can be recycled into plastics, cosmetics or even food…

  • Richer soil from old bones
    21/04 14:53 CET

    Richer soil from old bones

    Is it possible to produce fertilizer from animal bones? And what are the potential benefits for agriculture and the environment…

  • Flower power
    14/04 15:20 CET

    Flower power

    Most of the plants on our planet are still a mystery to science, to a large extent as the chemical composition of most species…

  • Viral attack: defenseless oysters
    07/04 16:27 CET

    Viral attack: defenseless oysters

    Oysters are being wiped out in Europe. But can science save them? In southwest France, oyster farmers say they have good reason…

  • Kill the Spill
    31/03 16:09 CET

    Kill the Spill

    The sea is naturally self-cleaning because most pollution is eaten by microorganisms living in the water. But that process takes…

  • Greener tyres on the road
    24/03 15:59 CET

    Greener tyres on the road

    Is it possible to drive on greener, more resistant truck tyres that consume less fuel? In this edition of Futuris we go on a…

  • Behind the mask of biometric security
    17/03 18:44 CET

    Behind the mask of biometric security

    How reliable is biometric security? Computers recognize us by our faces, voices and fingerprints, but can we trick them by…

  • Shakin’ all over – Europe researches quake-proof bridges
    10/03 18:55 CET

    Shakin’ all over – Europe researches quake-proof bridges

    Earthquakes take lives, destroy buildings, wreck roads and infrastructure. Is there a way to protect our cities with computer…

  • Say cheese! Making pizza a guilt-free pleasure
    03/03 15:57 CET

    Say cheese! Making pizza a guilt-free pleasure

    Easy to make, cheap and cheerful, pizza remains a favorite meal in many countries. But, as with many things in life, the…

  • Algae and Olives
    24/02 17:04 CET

    Algae and Olives

    Futuris visited southern Spain, an area famous for its olive orchards, to find out what microalgae and olive oil have in…

  • Elixir of youth
    17/02 17:15 CET

    Elixir of youth

    An elixir of eternal youth may be the stuff of legend and beyond the reach of humans, but it is not such a fantasy in the world…

  • Beyond the subconscious
    10/02 17:00 CET

    Beyond the subconscious

    We are only aware of about 10% of our brain activity, so scientists at a lab in Barcelona are working to increase that…

  • Work out to catch up
    03/02 16:31 CET

    Work out to catch up

    In Pisa, Italy, European scientists are pioneering a new way to treat some of the neurological symptoms that can occur in…

  • A smart move to energy efficient airports
    27/01 11:37 CET

    A smart move to energy efficient airports

    While statistics say flying may be the safest way to travel, it is perhaps not so safe for the environment. Airplanes burn tons…

  • Fishing for earthquakes: a new wave in seismology
    20/01 11:26 CET

    Fishing for earthquakes: a new wave in seismology

    In this edition of Futuris, Euronews teams up with scientists working off the southern French coast in an European Union…

  • Invisible at first sight
    25/11/13 19:04 CET

    Invisible at first sight

    How can we see the invisible? In highly unusual places, an army of small portable devices is already detecting what…

  • Night flight – taking to the clouds to improve aerodynamics
    18/11/13 12:13 CET

    Night flight – taking to the clouds to improve aerodynamics

    Better aerodynamics can make an airplane more reliable and environmentally friendly. But how can we measure the air flow around…

Previous editions

  1. 11/11/2013Fast and curious: smart cars to reduce the dangers of driving
  2. 04/11/2013Art detectives team up
  3. 28/10/2013Making fire from water
  4. 21/10/2013Something in the air
  5. 14/10/2013Food for thought
  6. 07/10/2013Soundtrack for safer trains
  7. 30/09/2013Exoskeletons on the march
  8. 23/09/2013Visions from the heart
  9. 16/09/2013Aviation: from scrap to eco-design
  10. 09/09/2013A new ‘skin’ for old stones
  11. 29/07/2013Eye in the sky
  12. 22/07/2013A new wave in marine biology
  13. 15/07/2013Intelligent irrigation: growing green
  14. 08/07/2013Iceland mans its volcano front line
  15. 01/07/2013Crohn’s disease: the inside story
  16. 24/06/2013Green Concrete under construction
  17. 17/06/2013Drought alert in Africa
  18. 10/06/2013Echoes from the deep
  19. 03/06/2013Plants that track air pollution
  20. 27/05/2013Sea fuel
  21. 20/05/2013Deep inside the brain
  22. 13/05/2013New air for museums
  23. 06/05/2013Do the locomotion
  24. 29/04/2013Manage your mussels
  25. 22/04/2013Down to earth energy
  26. 15/04/2013Saving time, saving lives
  27. 08/04/2013Burn fat, not energy
  28. 01/04/2013UV-LEDs lower cost of water purification
  29. 25/03/2013Lagoons under the microscope
  30. 18/03/2013Tuberculosis: An injection of hope
  31. 11/03/2013Flood alert
  32. 04/03/2013A helping hand
  33. 25/02/2013Handy Robots
  34. 18/02/2013Robots at work
  35. 04/02/2013Elderly care: always aware
  36. 01/02/2013Eat less, feel full
  37. 28/01/2013Cooking up natural plastics
  38. 21/01/2013Visions of our moody Sun
  39. 28/11/2012Small aircraft, smart safety
  40. 13/11/2012A world without limits
  41. 01/11/2012Robots under the skin
  42. 17/10/2012The chemistry of rescue
  43. 03/10/2012Micronutrients against malnutrition
  44. 19/09/2012Green light for eco-industries

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