Gaberlunzie (born in Rangoon and even sharing a ward with the Prince of Burma in the then Dufferin hospital) before the approaching Japanese led his mother to hop on the last troop ship out, and his Dad to leg it into India) is delighted to see that Simpson & Brown have produced a blueprint for the conservation of Myanmar's largest British built building. Such fantastic architecture!
Aberystwyth University space scientists contribute perseverance and skills with help of camera's and software to the joyous re-discovery of the Beagle 2 Mars Lander believed lost on Christmas Day 2003.
Thync justifiably won its first award at CES to kick off the new year! With previews for almost 100 business leaders and journalists, who had fun personally trying its Vibes for energy or calm - the effects that were greatly appreciated at a busy trade show like CES.
Talented young scientists and engineers will benefit in future from a £750,000 scholarship fund. Some 70 students from around the world will be able to study for undergraduate degrees at the University of Edinburgh thanks to a scheme, funded by global logistics company Deutsche Post DHL through the DHL UK Foundation
Gaberlunzie, watching the editor faffing about over taxes, was sent this by one of his best overseas laugh-a-day friends. As he's healthy and pondering how to raid his pension to escape from his bank, he finds this quite an intriguing approach to how to have more fun than in a nursing home. He welcomes all ideas on how it can be done without shooting anyone!! Too much of that malarky already for his liking!!
For Ishbell MacPhail, general manager of Dell Scotland, trying to ensure a female STEM balance for the company’s IT staff, finds her also acutely aware of the need for "best candidate for the job" balance, not to mention a wider need for overall diversity in staff with a wide range of attributes as sales skills, leadership, and creativity.
As gamekeeper George Mutch is sentenced to four months in prison after conviction of the illegal killing of a goshawk, illegal use of a trap and illegal taking of a buzzard and a second goshawk, the RSPB Scotland also continues to challenge four windfarm developments in the Firths of Forth and Tay while urging the people of Dumfries and Galloway to protest the Spango (Mid Rig) wind-farm re-submission proposal.
NLG (Natural Language Generators) Arria, Quill & OnlyBoth are three software approaches to natural report writing, that will work with analytical, data heavy, reports and have emerged from Aberdeen University, and in the USA Chicago and a Pittsburgh University startups respectively. These are also envisaged as the needful voices for emergent IoT.
No electricity, no reliable cold chain, no diagnostic equipment available – scientists in field laboratories who diagnose and deal with Ebola infections often work under challenging conditions. Now researchers at DPZ have developed Diagnostics-in-a-Suitcase, that contains all reagents and equipment to detect the Ebola virus within 15 minutes at point-of-need and is 6 to 10 times faster than the current techniques with equal sensitivity.
This area of knowledge has a high business potential and aims to export specialists and regional companies to Europe. The newly established company Cualli-Software, has its founding Mexican partnership identify a niche opportunity in specialised software to export from Latin America as new products as well as highly qualified human resources .
The first Dundee University Café Science Extra of 2015 is set to light up the New Year by exploring the wonder of auroras. Dr Alex Russell, a researcher in the School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematics, will talk on ‘Predicting Auroras’ at Dundee Science Centre: 6pm on Wednesday, 14th January.
Technical Research Centre of Finland, VTT and the Centre for Metrology and Accreditation MIKES have amalgamated and simultaneously, VTT has become a limited liability company with (L2R) Erkki KM Leppävuori as President and CEO of VTT Ltd.
University of Edinburgh’s STEM model Marina Cortês with Perimeter Institute Faculty member Lee Smolin have been awarded the $10,000 Buchalter Cosmology Prize for groundbreaking work on causality and time concepts.
Timothy Ray Brown, long known as the "Berlin Patient" had HIV for 12 years before becoming the first person to be cured of the infection, following a stem cell transplant in 2007. He recalls his many years of illness, a series of difficult decisions, and his long road to recovery in the first-person account, "I Am the Berlin Patient: A Personal Reflection."
As ISO works to improve Robotic Standards Safety Requirements for Industrial Robots - Collaborative Operation Part 1 the Collaborative robot or Cobot is emerging. Close to licking at Cobot's heels comes biobot, emerging from scientific engineering research that develops and refines biomimetic engineering to enable the biobot. The ultimate morph will be the Cobiobot.
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