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Project eyes robust medical technology for poor countries

A Swiss scheme to use technology to reduce poverty in poor countries has a robust and affordable medical scanner …

18/02/13

Idea could lead to cheap solar cells using plant waste

A solar cell based on photosynthesis may enable rural communities to make solar cells using plant waste.

16/02/12

Satellite images could aid long-term disaster recovery

High-resolution satellite images could be used for long-term disaster recovery plans, say researchers.

30/03/11

Flying robots could help in disaster rescue

Flying robots that swarm like insects could soon be used in disaster zones to help coordinate the response of …

01/03/11

Seaweed study boosts prospects for marine biofuels

An improved yeast strain has boosted prospects for the production of biofuel from seaweed, but several technical …

03/02/11

Mexican scientists to test radon earthquake predictors

The inventors of a simple device that detects radon gas in the ground say it could be the first technology to …

04/01/11

Sewage-cleaning device produces electricity, too

Scientists have developed a device that uses nanotechnology and bacteria to clean sewage and generate electricity.

04/08/10

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