Friday, June 21, 2019

Research & Development News

SciTech Europa brings you the latest Research & Development News from across the field of European Science & Technology Research, Development and Innovation.

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What is artificial intelligence? AI definitions, applications, and the ethical questions

AI is a hot topic in technology and industry. But what exactly is artificial intelligence, how is it used, and what are the ethical...
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Facial recognition technology: even half a face could be recognised with 100 percent recognition

Researchers at the University of Bradford have found that facial recognition technology can achieve 100 percent recognition even with just half a face visible. The...
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Back to the classroom: tech-powered pedagogical approaches

Teachers around the world have stated looking for new pedagogical approaches to bring into the classroom. There has never been a tougher time to work...
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A fundamental understanding of laser welding technology in industry, from the National Institute of...

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has researched the fundamentals behind laser welding technology and how it can be used in industry. Despite the...
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Researchers have created embryo stem cells from skin cells, without the need for sperm...

A study from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has shown that it is possible to create embryo stem cells from skin cells, without using...
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Beyond cloud storage: a new method for data storage in molecules without using energy

A new method for data storage in molecules within using energy could enable alternatives to cloud storage or DNA-based data storage. The DNA-based data storage...
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Why millennials are more likely than their predecessors to be arrested for crimes they...

A new study found that millennials are more likely than their predecessor counterparts to be arrested, regardless of whether they self-reported committing a crime. The study...
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Digital heritage: why the number of dead people on Facebook profiles could soon outnumber...

The Oxford Internet Institute has predicted that the number of dead people on Facebook profiles could outnumber the living within the next fifty years....
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The Tropical Cyclone Kenneth satellite image in northern Mozambique from NASA

Although Mozambique is still recovering from Idai, Tropical Cyclone Kenneth made landfall. A satellite which passed over the Southern Indian Ocean captured a satellite image...
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JPND has updated its Research and Innovation Strategy for neurodegenerative disease research

The JPND has launched its updated Research and Innovation Strategy for neurodegenerative disease research to provide a unified framework for the support of world...

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