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Tokyo, as you've never seen it before

It's Tokyo, but unlike you've ever seen it before—a miniaturised 1:1,000 scale version of one of the world's biggest capitals, displaying everything from sea levels to population densities.

Energy & Green Tech

Solar technology with the beauty of butterfly wings

Photovoltaic and solar thermal systems are not always considered aesthetically enhancing to a building. The colored modules, however, being developed at the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE are refreshingly ...

Electronics & Semiconductors

AI tech to spot dangerous drivers

New license recognition technology could one day be used to detect dangerous drivers before problems arise.

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Faith 2.0: pilgrims turn to tech to boost hajj

The hajj pilgrimage underway in Mecca has been accelerating the growth of digital worship and spawning a slew of religious apps, tablet Korans and faith-based gadgets.

Engineering

Japan upgrades downpour forecasts before Tokyo 2020

With an eye on the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Japanese researchers are developing a new system to accurately forecast torrential downpours—known in Japan as 'guerilla rainstorms'—30 minutes before they strike.

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