Story tips: Mighty Mo material, fueling retooling, goods on the move, doubling concrete and more

Manufacturing – Mighty Mo Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists proved molybdenum titanium carbide, a refractory metal alloy that can withstand

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New £1.49 million project to research nuclear decontamination robots

Scientists from Lancaster and Manchester Universities are to investigate the best way to use robots to help clean up radioactivity with a £1.49 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), part of UKRI.

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Big breakthrough for ‘massless’ energy storage

Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology have produced a structural battery that performs ten times better than all previous versions. It contains carbon fibre that serves simultaneously as an electrode, conductor, and load-bearing material.

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Sweden’s electromobility test bed is being established in Gothenburg, Nykvarn and Boras

Chalmers and RISE are now commencing construction of Sweden’s electromobility test center: SEEL. Electrification of the transport sector is to be speeded up at SEEL’s three plants in Gothenburg.

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WE-TRANSFORM: Artificial and collective intelligence for the impact of automation

A European Horizon 2020 project coordinated by Professor Cristina Pronello of the Politecnico di Torino, brings together 34 partners around the world to find concrete solutions to the changing demand for skills in the work

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Showcasing the green construction sites of tomorrow

There hasn’t been much focus on green transition of construction sites, but there’s a lot to be gained; a number of companies and institutions have now joined forces to establish a full-scale demo construction site as it may look in a greener future

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Electric car of the future to be developed in Denmark

Aarhus University is to head development of the next generation of electric car batteries with a recharging time of just six minutes; the EU is investing a total EUR 11.5 million in the project

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