Blog of news and innovation projects
At over four million tonnes, the weight of the Palace of Parliament in Bucharest is truly staggering. We look at the construction and curiosities of the second largest administrative building in the world after the Pentagon in the United States.
We have installed a modular desalination plant through Sacyr Water in collaboration with the Universidad de Playa Ancha and we are assessing how to use saltwater and groundwater to apply desalination in industrial facilities.
A team of researchers are developing an "underwater Wi-Fi" that works beneath the waves. This and other systems are used to connect to the Internet in remote places such as the ocean, Antarctica and outer space.
Drones are particularly useful for delivering packages or carrying out search-and-rescue missions. But there is still no effective way to keep them powered up for long periods of time. So a team of Chinese researchers is planning to remotely recharge them with laser beams.