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From vaccines to climate change, genetic engineering to digital transformation, these new publications are a look at the world after the pandemic and the global challenges that lie ahead.
A recent study shows that monitoring indicators such as heart rate by processing data from smartwatches can help detect diseases early. This paves the way for these devices to have a scientific and public health impact, beyond merely promoting a healthy lifestyle.
The COVID-19 crisis has forced us to rethink the spaces we inhabit and sustainability seems to be the key ingredient for the future of housing. As the ultimate expression of this trend, passive houses use recyclable materials and optimise energy expenditure without sacrificing comfort, design or safety.
In the wake of the pandemic, hybrid models that combine teleworking and in-person office work are here to stay. Teleworking requires new forms of organisation with more flexible processes and digital tools to manage teams, tasks and communication between employees remotely.
The technologies that underpin the very structures and identity of smart cities are still evolving. This poses the challenge of ensuring the flexible development of these cities and their digital infrastructure to adapt to new innovations as they emerge, but also to cope with other threats, such as digital security.