Municipal Solid Waste: What to do with the biodegradables?

28 Oct Municipal Solid Waste: What to do with the biodegradables?

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2010 Based on the disciplines of biology, molecular biology, chemistry, biotechnology as well as information technology and engineering sciences, a new field of research is evolving, called synthetic biology. It has attracted special attention recently, also on an...
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25 Oct The Construction Industry of the Future in a Globalization Perspective

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV) 2009 In this report ATV discusses to what extent investors, developers, consultancy firms, manufacturers of construction products, distributors and contractors will undergo internationalization or participate in the globalization of the construction industry – What problems or benefits will it...
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22 Oct The Innovative Power of Health Technologies Recommendations for the sustainable promotion of innovation in medical technology

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2014 Health technology and modern medical technology play a key role in healthcare provision in Germany. They provide systems that help patients make a quicker and more complete recovery, help doctors prescribe more targeted treatments with fewer side-effects...
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22 Oct The patient, technologies and ambulatory medicine

National Academy of Technologies of France (NATF) 2008 Due to the increased life expectancy and the related increase of chronic diseases (as opposed to acute disorders when patients are younger), an alternative approach to hospital care has become necessary: a third of the population of...
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22 Oct Individualised Medicine Prerequisites and Consequences

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2014 One of medicine’s central goals has been and is to heal, relieve or even prevent patients’ diseases. At the beginning of the 21st century, biomedical research and clinical medicine are undergoing a transformation, described by many as...
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22 Oct Medical care for older people – what evidence do we need?

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2017 In Germany today, reaching a very old age is no longer an exception. About 4.5 million people (5.4 percent of the population) are 80 years of age and older, and their numbers continue to grow. In recent...
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22 Oct Academies call for consequences from the Ebola virus epidemic

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2017 The Ebola virus is spreading rapidly and to an unexpected extent. The outbreak does not follow the patterns experienced in the past and the virus shows a new disease dynamic in regions, where it has never been...
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22 Oct On Designing Communication between the Scientific Community, the Public and the Media. Recommendations in light of current developments

National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech) 2017 Science and journalism are among the essential pillars of a democratic society. Despite their necessary mutual independence and their often divergent purposes, both freedoms also fulfil similar functions. They supply policy-makers and society with a diverse array...
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22 Oct Food for All Forever

Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV) 2010 The world population is increasing and with this the amount of mouths to feed. How do we ensure that our food systems are environmentally, economically and socially sustainable; and that the world’s poorest people are no longer hungry?...
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21 Oct Homage to a notorious scientist and spanish Navy Officer, Jorge Juan y Santacilia

Real Academia de Ingenieria (Spain) (RAI) 2010 Jorge Juan’s life and work. The Spanish Navy in the 18th Century. Jorge Juan: mathematician and astronomer. Naval engineering and naval engineers. Jorge Juan and naval engineers. « Navigation Compendium » by Jorge Juan and « Secret News of America … »...
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