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RAPTOR turbulent combustion code selected for next-gen supercomputer readiness project

RAPTOR, a turbulent combustion code developed by Sandia National Laboratories mechanical engineer Joseph Oefelein, was selected as one of 13 partnership projects for the Center for Accelerated ...

Thu 28 May 15 from Phys.org

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Three innovative components can pave the way for cheaper wind energy generation

Wind turbines began cropping up across the landscapes of Spain and Germany in the 1990s. These two countries have the highest wind energy production in the EU. But according to the Global Wind ...

Thu 28 May 15 from Phys.org

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Howe and Howe unveils Ripsaw EV-2 "luxury tank"

If you've seen Mad Max: Fury Road, then you'll be familiar with the tank-tracked Peacemaker chase vehicle. In fact, the Peacemaker was actually a modified Ripsaw, an off-road vehicle ...

Tue 26 May 15 from Gizmag

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Food supply fears whet appetite for Dutch farm technology

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - From the rooftops of Amsterdam to the expanses of Kazakhstan, Dutch technology is helping food producers to meet the needs of both gourmets and growing populations facing ...

Thu 28 May 15 from Reuters Technology

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Audi R8 e-tron aims for high performance and self-driving tech

Audi raised the curtains on an elegant all-electric car with self-driving capabilities recently at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Asia in Shanghai, China. This is the Audi R8 e-tron piloted ...

Wed 27 May 15 from Phys.org

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Fire at giant Apple plant in Arizona quickly controlled

A fire at a huge plant owned by tech giant Apple Inc. in the Phoenix suburb of Mesa caused a section of the roof to collapse, but no one was hurt.

Tue 26 May 15 from Phys.org

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Paleisbrug pedestrian bridge doubles as park in the sky

A new bridge in the Netherlands is designed to do more than get people from A to B. The Paleisbrug, in the city of 's-Hertogenbosch, is a raised park, pedestrian bridge and cycle-link ...

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Effective season extension technologies identified for strawberry production

Fruit growers in the U.S. Intermountain West (the region including the states of Montana, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and Colorado) are faced with challenges that include decreased agricultural land ...

Wed 27 May 15 from Phys.org

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Pavegen looking to harness energy from pedestrian footsteps

A company called Pavegen has launched a Crowdcube Project looking for investors in its footfall energy harvesting technology. The company has been making and selling its flooring product for ...

Thu 28 May 15 from Phys.org

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Treatments of hot water with calcium found effective for kiwifruit

Following the introduction of kiwifruit to the world market from New Zealand in the 1950s, increased export of kiwi led to rapid expansion in consumer demand and production. One of the challenges ...

Wed 27 May 15 from Phys.org

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