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First all-electric Aston Martin to debut in 2019

Aston Martin has been playing with the concept of an electric Rapide for a while now, but the engineers in Gaydon have never followed through and delivered a production version. Now, ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Autonomous Grocery Vans Are Making Deliveries in London

The vehicles can find their way along real roads in order to deliver bags of food to Greenwich residents.

6 hours ago from MIT Technology Review

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Zeolite catalysts pave the road to decentral chemical processes

Fuel from waste? It is possible. But hitherto, converting organic waste to fuel has not been economically viable. Excessively high temperatures and too much energy are required. Using a novel ...

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Revitalizing Detroit requires development of specific neighborhoods

Despite the relatively large number of employees working in downtown Detroit, the city continues to be afflicted by urban blight, surrounded by a swath of vacant neighborhoods. Changing this ...

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Why Waymo’s Partnership with Avis Makes Sense

Alphabet’s autonomous-driving division doesn’t care for auto maintenance, while rental firms are keen to find purpose as the model of car ownership changes.

Mon 26 Jun 17 from MIT Technology Review

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Valuable substances extracted from conifer stumps and roots

CT The stumps and roots of coniferous trees contain extractives which can be processed into highly valuable products. In his doctoral dissertation on chemistry at the University of Helsinki, ...

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China's Forest City to fight pollution with the power of a million plants

The vision of Italian architect Stefano Boeri is starting to take shape around the world, with his so-called vertical forest towers going up in Switzerland and Milan. Now the Chinese ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Multibillion-dollar contract for Los Alamos lab up for bid

The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the troubled Los Alamos National Laboratory is beginning after a week in which the northern New Mexico facility was hit with criticism ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from

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Pollution might be blocking 25% of potential solar power, study finds

The buildup of dust and grime on solar panels do their efficiencies no good, indeed we've seen some creative maintenance solutions such as using autonomous drones to brush them off. ...

Tue 27 Jun 17 from Gizmag

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Apple is working with Hertz to test its self-driving vehicle software

Apple has turned to a familiar name in the automotive rental world to test its secretive self-driving vehicle technology. According to documents recently released by the California Department ...

Mon 26 Jun 17 from Techspot

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