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Manuel Alves
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The three squares on the map, below, represent how much solar panel acreage would be needed to power Germany (marked "D"), Europe (marked "EU"), and the entire planet (marked "Welt"): Not that big,
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The 1% uses the threat of technology to keep workers in constant fear for their jobs.
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Scientists have discovered a protein that plays a central role in promoting immunity to viruses and cancer, opening the door to new therapies.
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Siemens researchers have developed a new type of electric motor that, with a weight of just 50 kilograms, delivers a continuous output of about 260 kilowatts – five times more than comparable drive systems. The motor has been specially designed for use in aircraft. Thanks to its record-setting power-to-weight ...
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For more than 3 billion years, the cyclical light of sun, moon, and stars governed life on Earth. Then along came electric light. Our bodies and brains may not have been ready.
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Scientists are trying to find out how to stop sperm whales stealing Alaskan fishermen's catch
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I’ve recently wondered if that hotel still has an elevator operator.
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A generation ago Ethiopia's Tigray province was stricken by a famine that shocked the world. Now ancient techniques are being used to change it beyond recognition.
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Does it help to push the buttons on pedestrian crossings, train doors and thermostats? Often the answer is “no”, as Chris Baraniuk discovers.
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Um problema na casa de banho na trattoria que Luciano Faggiano queria abrir em Lecce levou-o à descoberta de um tesouro que tem desde gravuras medievais até um túmulo com mais de dois mil anos. Agora tem um museu.
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Engenheiro de Sistemas e Informática
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  • Libware
    Administração de sistemas, 2007 - present
  • Universidade do Minho
    Administração de sistemas, 1993 - 2006
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Braga, portugal - Lisboa, Portugal - thessaloniki, greece
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    Engenharia de Sistemas e Informática, 1988 - 1992
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OpenBiome will pay for poo
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Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data--Mountains of It | WIRED
www.wired.com

The tiny startup already has created a reasonable facsimile of chicken eggs---an imitation that's significantly cheaper, safer, and possibly

Música Anúncio Smart fortwo 2013 (Todo o Terreno 4x4)
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Road-testing Samsung's S Translate on the Galaxy S4
news.cnet.com

CNET's Shara Tibken navigates her way around Japan using Samsung's translation app. The results are ... interesting. Read this article by Sh

Bill Gates: Here's My Plan to Improve Our World — And How You Can Help |...
www.wired.com

Bill Gates on how innovation is the key to a brighter future, and how we're only just getting started.

Halloween Costume Pictures: Spooky Styles a Century Ago
news.nationalgeographic.com

From roller skates to swastikas, see how people in the early 1900s celebrated what one expert calls the United States' "rogue holiday."

New Species of Dolphin Found in Australia
news.nationalgeographic.com

Hiding in plain sight, researchers find a new species of humpback dolphin living off the coast of Australia.

Avegant Virtual Retinal Display
reviews.cnet.com

Avegant CEO Ed Tang stops by with a prototype of the company's Virtual Retinal Display, which uses micromirrors and advanced optics to proje

Schneier on Security: Why It's Important to Publish the NSA Programs
www.schneier.com

Wm • October 8, 2013 7:16 AM. There is one thing that all people need to accept and understand. That is that the NSA, as well as all governm

Cost of ObamaCare: Obama Care Cost
obamacarefacts.com

What is the cost of ObamaCare? ObamaCare, Obama's new health care law, has a massive impact on health care costs. ObamaCare's cost is estima

Subsídio de 12 euros para barbeiro exigido na Carris - JN
www.jn.pt

Os trabalhadores da Carris querem receber um subsídio mensal de 12 euros para cortar o cabelo. A proposta vai estar em discussão entre os re

Fernando Pimenta conquista segunda medalha de ouro nas Universíadas
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Canoísta vice-campeão olímpico voltou a subir ao lugar mais alto do pódio, agora por vencer a prova de K1 500 metros.

Destruídos 43 ninhos de vespa asiática no Alto Minho desde Dezembro
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A Protecção Civil de Viana do Castelo apelou à população, no início do ano, para participar a detecção de novos casos de ninhos de vespa asi

NetAppVoice: The Real Problem In Working From Home (It's Not What You Th...
www.forbes.com

If you give employees the right to telework, be careful! The very technology that enables telecommuting and working from home could be destr

Contrato polémico do BPN leva BIC a exigir ao Estado cerca de 100 milhões
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O grupo luso-angolano, que pagou 40 milhões de euros pelo BPN, enviou para o Tesouro facturas de cerca de 100 milhões de euros ao abrigo do

Sepultura de mulher com 8000 anos descoberta em Alcácer do Sal
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Esqueleto estava num monte de conchas perto do rio Sado, deixadas lá pelos últimos caçadores-recolectores em território português. Não muito

Happy 100th birthday to the Bohr atom
arstechnica.com

Bohr's simple model led to quantum mechanics and beyond.

Multiple sclerosis: Phase 1 trial safely resets patients' immune systems...
www.sciencedaily.com

A phase 1 clinical trial for the first treatment to reset the immune system of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients showed the therapy was safe

Why good deeds don’t go unpunished
arstechnica.com

Being overly generous can get you punished as a nonconformist.

The Web Cookie Is Dying. Here's The Creepier Technology That Comes Next
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Fingerprint (Photo credit: CPOA) It may raise hackles to think that U.S. intelligence officials might be monitoring your telephone and Inter