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Urban models have a new challenge. With shorter winters and longer hotter summers, extreme weather events are becoming more frequent, putting cities, their economy and population at risk. Achieving more resilient cities is the objective of BINGO, a European project whose solutions are already being tested in five regions.
Xenobots are already a reality, in tiny biological machines made from the cells of a frog. Their plasticity and their ability to repair themselves make them promising tools for creating organs or even erecting buildings. They can also help us answer one of the great questions in science: What is life?
Since the arrival of man on the moon, 50 years ago, the space race has traditionally been marked by the male presence. However, there are many female names that have allowed the dream of exploring outer space to come true. With the first preparations for the return to the moon in 2024, we highlight the names of great fundamental pioneer women in the conquest of space.
COVID-19 has brought together institutions, companies, scientists and even hackers in the development of initiatives for managing the pandemic and controlling infections. These ideas seek in innovation solutions that allow protecting both the health of citizens and the economy.
The challenge of overcoming distances has led engineers to develop surprising and complex solutions, which find their ultimate expression in bridges. In this review we encounter both impressive examples of recently built bridges and the innovative methods used to erect them.