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The future of fighting cancer: Zapping tumours in less than a secondDecember 11, 2018

New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce the side effects of cancer radiation therapy by shrinking its duration from minutes to under a second. Built into future compact medical devices, technology developed for high-energy physics could also help make radiation therapy more accessible around the world
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How to make computers faster and climate friendlyOctober 30, 2018

In computing, energy use is often considered a secondary problem to speed and storage, but with the rate and direction of technological advancement, it is becoming a growing environmental concern
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Smart cities and connected futures – a reportSeptember 18, 2018

At the recent Futurescope Conference in Dublin, Jamie Cudden, programme manager, Smart Dublin, moderated a discussion on the hype, current reality, and promises of the smart city concept

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Safety issues in data centres: An overviewSeptember 4, 2018

Ireland is already home to a significant number of global data centres belonging to the tech giants, writes Richard Coffey, a senior EHS consultant with PM Group, and here he reviews the key safety issues