Engineering Sciences

Electrifying industry with flexible heat pumps

Environment - Jun 12

Researchers from ETH Zurich and the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences have developed a novel solution for heat pumps. Using this new approach, companies can generate carbon-free process heat at temperatures of up to 200 degrees Celsius while also drastically reducing the number of different heat pumps required.

Health - Jun 11

Plant-based UPFs linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Heavily processed plant-based foods may be worse for heart health than non-processed foods.

Environment - Jun 5

Uptake of tire wear additives by vegetables grown for human consumption


Irrigation with treated wastewater and sewage sludge brings tire additives into the leafy vegetables.

Environment - May 29

Abandoned farmlands could play a role in fighting climate change. A new study shows exactly where they are


Farmland is often a battleground in the fight against climate change.

Environment - May 17

Preventive locust management: humanitarian crises averted


A new study, published by scientists from CIRAD and INRAE, provides a state-of-the-art assessment of the risk of Desert Locust invasions in West and

Environment - May 15

Using AI to improve building energy use and comfort

New study from Waterloo researchers creating climate change-proof buildings with deep learning-powered inspections    University of Waterloo researchers have developed a new method that can lead to significant energy savings in buildings.

Maple syrup to improve animal health

Life Sciences

A probiotic made from maple syrup with flavor defects could theoretically enrich the gut microbiota of farm animals, improve their resistance to disease and reduce the need for antibiotics.

Health - May 29

How autonomous ultrasound can make everyday medical work easier


Diagnostic support with artificial intelligence and robotics.

Environment - May 27

North Pacific humpback whale populations threatened by climate change


A long-term study of humpback whale populations in the North Pacific Ocean shows that climate change is having a negative impact on the species.

Environment - May 16

Healthy Diets for People and the Planet

A study by researchers at the University of Bonn examines the ecological sustainability of children's and young people's diets. Our diet puts a strain on planetary resources.

Life Sciences - May 15

Animal brain inspired AI game changer for autonomous robots

Life Sciences

A team of researchers at Delft University of Technology has developed a drone that flies autonomously using neuromorphic image processing and control based on the workings of animal brains.

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