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Health Tech Finalists Revealed

Jan 30, 2015 09:21 GMT AXA PPP healthcare AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards Shortlisted Entries to be Showcased at the Design Museum

Lofar’s record-sharp image gives astronomers a new view of galaxy M 82

Jan 29, 2015 08:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology ​An international team of astronomers led from Chalmers University of Technology has used the giant radio telescope Lofar to create the sharpest astronomical image ever taken at very long radio wavelengths. Made by observing simultaneously from four countries, including Sweden, the image shows the glowing centre of the galaxy Messier 82 – and many bright remnants of supernova explosions.

MP Jake Berry Uses Technology to Warn Before Bad Weather Hits

Jan 28, 2015 18:36 GMT Street Repairs Jake Berry MP for Rossendale and Darwen warns public to report gritting issues before bad weather hits Lancashire.

Sony World Photography Awards launch new mobile phone award for 2015

Jan 28, 2015 16:05 GMT Sony

The 24 hour British economy: photography captures hidden ‘5pm to 9am’ workers

Jan 28, 2015 09:04 GMT Sony

The UK’s Only Real Time Pothole Reporting System

Jan 27, 2015 13:08 GMT Street Repairs Reporting potholes in real time to both local authorities and the highways agency.

Carbon nanoballs can greatly contribute to sustainable energy supply

Jan 27, 2015 08:00 GMT Chalmers University of Technology Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have discovered that the insulation plastic used in high-voltage cables can withstand a 26 per cent higher voltage if nanometer-sized carbon balls are added. This could result in enormous efficiency gains in the power grids of the future, which are needed to achieve a sustainable energy system.

Jan 26, 2015 12:20 GMT Street Repairs For reporting potholes, street light faults, fly tipping plus much more all in real time.

Jan 26, 2015 09:59 GMT Uppsala University ​Climate researcher Doreen Stabinsky will be Uppsala University’s first holder of the Zennström Visiting Professorship in Climate Change Leadership. She is to take up the position on February 1st and contribute to the establishment of an environment that will be unique, both in Sweden and internationally.

Panasonic Announces the Release of Firmware Update Program  for LUMIX DMC-GH4 and DMW-YAGH

Jan 26, 2015 09:00 GMT Panasonic UK News Panasonic announces the release of firmware update programs for the LUMIX G Interchangable lens camera DMC-GH4 (Ver.2.1) and the Interface Unit DMW-YAGH (Ver.1.1), which was re-scheduled due to the need of further verification.