American Association for the Advancement of Science has awarded the distinction of Fellow to 396 of its members for 2017 in recognition of their contributions to science and technology, scientific leadership and extraordinary achievements across disciplines.
A team of scientists led by Greek researcher Kostas Gerasopoulo at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Maryland, has partnered with researchers from the University of Maryland (UMD) and the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to develop a new type of flexible lithium-ion battery that can operate under extreme conditions, including cutting, submersion and ballistic impact.
Apple released a chart showing the most popular iPhone emoji, and “Face With Tears of Joy” took the crown.
Christos (Christoforos) Kozyrakis is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Stanford University. He leads the multi-scale architecture & systems team (MAST), a research group that investigates hardware architectures, runtime management environments, system software, and programming models for systems ranging from cellphones to warehouse-scale datacenters.
While smart cities have existed in theory since the 1980s, their presence expanded in the past decade along with the rapid integration of technology into everyday life. By 2025, demand for smart city services is expected to grow by more than 30 percent across Europe, Africa and Latin America.
The aim of the program is to inspire children aged 9 to 16 to approach the concepts of Physics, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics in a playful way, based on the construction and programming of a robot.
With the support of the US EMBASSY ATHENS, U.S. Expert Mohamed Geraldez participated in a three-day program in Athens and Thessaloniki, which focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology, in Greece.
At the Our Ocean Conference held in Malta on 5 & 6 October, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation announced that Coca-Cola Company, MARS, M & S, PepsiCo, Unilever and Werner & Mertz already participate in the New Plastics Economy initiative, and are committed to the use of 100% recyclable, reusable packaging and packaging by 2025 that consist of materials that can be broken down into environmentally-friendly ingredients.