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CHIPS UNDER THE SKIN, THE DELICATE FRONTIER OF TRANSDERMAL TECHNOLOGY

Chip implants under the skin are beginning to become popular in Northern Europe. These devices already allow you to make payments, open doors or clock in at the office, among a myriad of applications that can be fascinating and disturbing. Designed to improve people's quality of life, their recent large-scale availability opens up a crucial debate about their ethical and legal implications.

21/10/2020

Innovation

THE NEW GENERATION OF SATELLITES TO OUTPERFORM GPS

After a hegemony of just over 30 years, the global positioning system (GPS) is becoming obsolete. Different solutions are already in place to improve its limitations, from software updates to a new generation of satellites. Even the Galileo project, which aims to completely replace GPS, is nearing completion.

14/10/2020

Innovation

THE SCIENCE FICTION PROPHET WHO DEVISED SATELLITE TELECOMMUNICATIONS

In 1945, when the whole world was still thinking in terms of war, a young radar technician from the Royal Air Force was looking up at the sky and contemplating the future. Arthur C. Clarke’s ideas about satellites were more than a decade ahead of the state of telecommunications at that time.

30/09/2020

Innovation

GREEN HYDROGEN, THE COVETED PIECE THAT CLOSES THE CLEAN ENERGY CYCLE

The great promise of renewables is ready to take off. The introduction of so called green hydrogen, which until now has been limited by its high production cost and lack of regulation, is becoming the focus of plans to make the transition to clean energy a reality this decade.

23/09/2020

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