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Physics - Innovation - 14.06.2018
Startup from Basel Qnami wins Venture Kick finals
Startup from Basel Qnami wins Venture Kick finals
The young startup of the University of Basel, Qnami, is the winner of the Venture Kick prize worth 130'000 Swiss Francs.

Chemistry - Innovation - 14.06.2018
Engineers configure RFID tags to work as sensors
Engineers configure RFID tags to work as sensors
These days, many retailers and manufacturers are tracking their products using RFID, or radio-frequency identification tags.

Innovation - Physics - 13.06.2018
Cambridge launches UK’s first quantum network
The UK's first quantum network was launched today in Cambridge, enabling 'unhackable' communications, made secure by the laws of physics, between three sites around the city.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 13.06.2018
Mapping the threat of small near-Earth asteroids
Mapping the threat of small near-Earth asteroids
Research news Just a few days ago, a small asteroid lit up the sky over Botswana - having been discovered mere hours before it hit the Earth.

Innovation - Administration - 13.06.2018
Research-intensive universities call for a strengthening of European science and innovation
The Guild, of which the University of Bern is a member, calls on Horizon Europe and Erasmus to strengthen Europe's global position in science, education and innovation.

Environment - Innovation - 13.06.2018
Amid Climate Change, Hope Can Help Inspire Change
A mourning orca whale recently carried the body of her calf for 17 days after its death - an extended funeral procession brought on by the stress of human encroachment, warming ocean temperatures and a dwindling food supply.

Physics - Innovation - 11.06.2018
Exact Optical Frequencies on Demand
Exact Optical Frequencies on Demand
In 2014, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) launched the Direct On-Chip Digital Optical Synthesizer (DODOS) program, with the goal of finding a way to synthesize optical frequencies with the same exactness as radio and microwave frequencies.

Innovation - Mechanical Engineering - 10.06.2018
New Hyperloop pod
New Hyperloop pod
Campus news The super-high-speed train Hyperloop is intended to carry passengers at close to the speed of sound.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 08.06.2018

Innovation - Career - 08.06.2018
Sheryl Sandberg's Commencement address
Sheryl Sandberg’s Commencement address
Below is the text of the Commencement address delivered by Facebook COO and best-selling author Sheryl Sandberg for the Institute's President, esteemed faculty, proud parents, devoted friends, squirming siblings - but especially Class of 2018: Congratulations - you made it! It wasn't always easy.

Innovation - Health - 08.06.2018
Professor Mazzucato’s "missions" at the core of new ¤100bn EU proposal
European Commissioner Carlos Moedas has announced an ambitious ¤100bn research and innovation programme for the next EU budgets - with the work of UCL Professor Mariana Mazzucato and her  "mission-oriented" framework a core part of the programme.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 08.06.2018
New system recovers fresh water from power plants
New system recovers fresh water from power plants
A new system devised by MIT engineers could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs.

Chemistry - Innovation - 08.06.2018
In desert trials, next-generation water harvester delivers fresh water from air
In desert trials, next-generation water harvester delivers fresh water from air
Last October, a UC Berkeley team headed down to the Arizona desert, plopped their newest prototype water harvester into the backyard of a tract home and started sucking water out of the air without any power other than sunlight. In desert trials, UC Berkeley scientists demonstrated that their next-generation water harvester can collect drinkable water from desert air each day/night cycle, using a MOF that absorbs water during the night and, through solar heating during the day, releases it to be condensed and collected.

Innovation - Economics / Business - 08.06.2018

Innovation - Environment - 08.06.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 07.06.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation - 06.06.2018

Innovation - Economics / Business - 06.06.2018

Computer Science - Innovation - 06.06.2018

Innovation - Environment - 06.06.2018
'Super Window' Could Save $10 Billion Annually in Energy Costs
’Super Window’ Could Save $10 Billion Annually in Energy Costs
About $20 billion worth of energy leaks out of windows in the United States each winter - and that's with double-paned insulating windows installed on a majority of buildings.

Health - Innovation - 06.06.2018

Computer Science - Innovation - 06.06.2018

Career - Innovation - 05.06.2018

Innovation - Earth Sciences - 04.06.2018
A plateform for extracting crucial information from satellite images
A plateform for extracting crucial information from satellite images
EPFL start-up Picterra has devised a smart system that allows users to analyze drone or satellite images of a given territory: in a few clicks, they can extract information, statistics and representations of changes that have taken place in the area.

Innovation - Electroengineering - 04.06.2018
Hybrid overhead lines: More power, not more power lines
Social opposition to new high-voltage lines is delaying modernisation of the power grid. Two projects of the National Research Programmes "Energy Turnaround" and "Managing Energy Consumption" have determined the optimum design of hybrid overhead lines needed to increase the capacity of the power transmission grid and, at the same time, win popular acceptance for the new technology.

Health - Innovation - 04.06.2018

Environment - Innovation - 02.06.2018
UK beacon for community energy switched on by Lord Henley
A ground-breaking community energy scheme, which enables residents to generate, store and use solar electricity, has been officially switched on in Nottingham.

Innovation - Administration - 01.06.2018

Innovation - 01.06.2018
Digitisation of Jeremy Bentham's papers now complete
Digitisation of Jeremy Bentham’s papers now complete
The central collection of the papers of Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), the English philosopher and intellectual inspiration behind UCL, have now been completely digitised.

Health - Innovation - 01.06.2018
Innovation award for diagnostic cancer technology
A test that predicts the aggressiveness of common types of cancer and identifies patient responses to treatment has won an award for innovation.

Health - Innovation - 01.06.2018

Innovation - Career - 01.06.2018

Health - Innovation - 31.05.2018
University scientist helps create world-first antimicrobial medical gloves
A new type of medical examination glove that has built in antimicrobial technology proven to prevent the spread of infection has been developed with help from a renowned University of Nottingham microbiologist.

Environment - Innovation - 30.05.2018
Kicking the car(bon) habit better for air pollution than electric cars
Changing our lifestyles and the way we travel could have as big - if not more of an impact on carbon dioxide transport emissions, as electric vehicles and the transport technology revolution, according to new Oxford University research. Published in Energy Efficiency , the study uses Scotland as an example and suggests that radical lifestyle change can show quicker results than the gradual transition to electric vehicles and phasing out of conventional petrol and diesel vehicles.

Innovation - Health - 30.05.2018