Blog of news and innovation projects
We care for trees as fundamental features of our cities
Trees are a fundamental source of life, especially in cities where they provide many environmental benefits, like temperature regulation, CO2 capture, turbulent air reduction, as well as improvements in psychological wellbeing and housing prices
The engineer dedicated to women’s equality in the workplace
Today we celebrate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science
New gadgets that promise a greener future
The most amazing tech devices on the planet are showcased every January at CES in Las Vegas, the world's biggest technology extravaganza. This year, innovations such as solar cells that work indoors are among the highlights. They are the stars of a new generation of green gadgets.
A hand that diagnoses remotely and other robots to conquer medicine
From surgical robots, present in countless operating rooms around the world, to nanorobots that perform biopsies or administer drugs to specific organs, medical robotics is advancing at breakneck pace. Technologies such as miniaturisation, artificial intelligence and 5G are now driving the automaton revolution in the field of health care and telemedicine.
Biowaste to clean metal-bearing wastewaters
Many industrial effluents, contaminated by metals, such as acid drainage from mining and other industries (metallurgy, metal plating, fuel, energy, fertilizer, etc.) can be treated with biowaste from animals and plants. It is incredible how nature devises sustainable solutions to regenerate itself.