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15/09/14 11:50 CET
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08/09/14 11:27 CET
In the Italian city of Milan a major European research project is examining the energy efficiency of new insulation materials…
28/07/14 15:58 CET
Scientists in Italy are working on creating robots that mimic the properties of plant roots, including the capacity for growth…
21/07/14 14:59 CET
Underwater robots can explore seas and rivers, gathering in groups to solve problems together, if they learn to cooperate. How…
14/07/14 13:20 CET
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07/07/14 13:50 CET
Plants might be the source of a new renewable fuel for planes, or new greener ingredients to replace fossil resources used to…
30/06/14 16:43 CET
Almost 100 million Europeans do not have access to safe, reliable water. As conventional methods of detecting pathogens can be…
23/06/14 16:17 CET
Pollinators like bumblebees are declining in Europe. What are the causes, the consequences and the possible…
16/06/14 16:55 CET
One out of every two fish which we eat has not been caught in the sea but raised on a farm. Can aquaculture make fish tastier…
09/06/14 16:35 CET
Jouni Salmenjaakko, once a busy executive manager, now spends all his time with his family at their home in Turku in southern…
02/06/14 17:08 CET
Plants communicate using their own language, made up of electrical signals, they send messages to other plants and to the…
26/05/14 16:27 CET
Over 99% of the microscopic inhabitants of the world’s seas have still not been scientifically studied, even though many…
19/05/14 16:19 CET
Thoroughly analyzing the vibrations made by a machine can help diagnose its mechanical state of health. In Turin, Italy, a…
12/05/14 17:27 CET
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…
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28/04/14 17:02 CET
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21/04/14 14:53 CET
Is it possible to produce fertilizer from animal bones? And what are the potential benefits for agriculture and the environment…
14/04/14 15:20 CET
Most of the plants on our planet are still a mystery to science, to a large extent as the chemical composition of most species…
07/04/14 16:27 CET
Oysters are being wiped out in Europe. But can science save them? In southwest France, oyster farmers say they have good reason…
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