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Cities and towns are attempting bold new experiments with alternative currencies in the hope of boosting regional economies and getting people to think differently about money. It's lunchtime at Glasgow Chambers in later November, …
Cities and towns are attempting bold new experiments with alternative currencies in the hope of boosting regional economies and getting …
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The photographs of Alejandro Guijarro show scientists who have made their mark.Over three years, Spanish artist Alejandro Guijarro visited some of the world’s most prestigious quantum mechanics labs – including those at Cambridge, CERN, …
The photographs of Alejandro Guijarro show scientists who have made their mark.Over three years, Spanish artist Alejandro Guijarro visited …
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I travel back and forth between Japan and the United States, mostly Tokyo and New York and a few other American cities, several times a year. The contrast is jarring. Arriving in the US can …
I travel back and forth between Japan and the United States, mostly Tokyo and New York and a few other …
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New technology yields new sounds, yet the instruments we play today are largely indebted to the past. So who's trying to make new ones? Technology has always shaped music. When Steinway added a middle …
New technology yields new sounds, yet the instruments we play today are largely indebted to the past. So who's trying …
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The Foldscope is cheap enough to be disposable, but its high-definition images are as good as those made by vastly more expensive microscopes  The microscope is a 400 year-old technology long overdue an overhaul. It …
The Foldscope is cheap enough to be disposable, but its high-definition images are as good as those made by vastly …
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Last month in Paris, the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit brought together entrepreneurs and inventors, investors and industry for a two-day event exploring the science shaping the future. Now in its third year, the conference is …
Last month in Paris, the Hello Tomorrow Global Summit brought together entrepreneurs and inventors, investors and industry for a two-day …
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Strange species reside on the ocean floor, offering a mysterious glimpse of evolution and stagnation. Even the names of species referred to as 'living fossils' sound extra-terrestrial: goblin shark; horseshoe crab; comb jelly; crinoid. When …
Strange species reside on the ocean floor, offering a mysterious glimpse of evolution and stagnation. Even the names of species …
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A new centre has opened to study the positive and negative implications of AI and ethical quandaries it poses. "The rise of powerful AI will be either the best, or the worst thing, ever …
A new centre has opened to study the positive and negative implications of AI and ethical quandaries it poses. "…
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