Energy stealthily hitches ride in global trade

Fulfilling the world’s growing energy needs summons images of oil pipelines, electric wires and truckloads of coal. But research shows a lot of energy moves nearly incognito, embedded in the products, and leaves its environmental footprint home. Read More

Kicking neural network automation into high gear

Algorithm designs optimized machine-learning models up to 200 times faster than traditional methods. Read More

Research elucidates why protons are at the heart of atoms spin

A major new finding about the fundamental structure of all matter has just been published. The research stems from an analysis of data produced by an experiment in polarized proton-proton collisions. Read More

Plant scraps are the key ingredient in cheap, sustainable jet fuel

Scientists have developed a process for converting plant waste from agriculture and timber harvesting into high-density aviation fuel. Their research may help reduce CO2 emissions from airplanes and rockets. Read More

Dynamic hydrogel used to make ‘soft robot’ components and LEGO-like building blocks

A new type of hydrogel material could soon make assembling complex microfluidic or soft robotic devices as simple as putting together a LEGO set. Read More

Inert nitrogen forced to react with itself

Direct coupling of two molecules of nitrogen: chemists have achieved what was thought to be impossible. This new reaction opens new possibilities for one of the most inert molecules on earth. Read More

Egress analysis shows that three-quarters of Government organisations are not fully secure

Fewer than 28% of gov.uk using DMARC effectively in line with Government guidelines ahead of GSI retirement in March 2019London, UK – 18th March 2019 – People-centric data security company Egress has found that only 28% of gov.uk domains have been proactive in setting up DMARC appropriately, in line with…

Crossword Cybersecurity plc appoints former GlaxoSmithKline & NHS CISO, Dr Robert Coles, as Chair of its new Advisory Board

London, UK – March 19, 2019 – Crossword Cybersecurity plc (AIM:CCS, “Crossword”), the cyber security technology commercialisation company, has today announced the appointment of a new Advisory Board made up of senior figures from academia, the corporate world and government. The new Advisory Board, chaired by former GlaxoSmithKline & NHS…

LuxCarta Announces Availability of Geodata to Support US 5G Network Rollouts

3D Building and Tree Digital Maps Designed for Millimeter Wave PlanningSophia Antipolis, France – March 19, 2019 – LuxCarta, the leading global geodata provider to the wireless ecosystem, announced today it has produced over 100,000 km2 of specialized digital maps for 50 metropolitan areas in the United States ideally suited…

Industry 4.0 Shifts from Buzzword to Reality, Says Hampleton Partners’ M&A Report

Analysis of Industry 4.0 in the German-speaking region identifies AI, automotive, robotics, medical technology, cleantech and smart building technologies as key drivers of M&AEvidence of increasing interest and investment from China building its presence in the German Industry 4.0 space London, UK – 21 March 2019. The latest M&A market…