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A smartphone app could save lives by providing updates about impending earthquakes.
A global bioengineering competition drew many students to design solutions to development problems.
Many scientists around the world lack laboratory equipment. An initiative is now enabling them to build their own.
A new technique may offer a cheap way to farm shrimp by using microorganisms as a water filter and food source.
Brazil's base, which burnt down in 2012, will be replaced by Latin America's 'most modern Antarctic station'.
An online repository of sustainable designs suitable for developing countries is going from strength to strength.