Computer science, innovation and ethics: 36 research projects explore the Big Data

Bern (ots) – the Swiss national Fund (SNF) launched the national research Programme "Big Data". Objectives: develop new techniques of analysis of information, create real-world applications and solutions to the ethical and legal challenges posed by big data. Billions of gigabytes of data are created every day. This mass of information offers new opportunities, but …

IKEA Just Released Free Plans For A Sustainable Garden That Can Feed A Neighborhood

There’s a lot to appreciate about the Swedish company IKEA. From its numerous projects which have helped raise awareness about the Syrian peoples’ plight to its commitment to the environment by using mushroom-based packaging that decomposes within weeks, the furniture business is progressive, to say the least. Now, IKEA has released open source plans for The Growroom, …

Studies Reveal That Deep Sea Animals Are Full Of Harmful Pollutants

  Recent studies have revealed that crustaceans that live 10 kilometers (6 miles) below sea level are carrying high levels of harmful industrial chemicals from human-caused pollution. Though there have been many missions to the deepest parts of the oceans in the past, most of the Mariana and Kermadec trenches, where these polluted creatures were found, have never been …