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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/antarctic-research-centre-towed-inland-to-avoid-ice-chasm-crack-growing-expanding-bas-british-survey-a7467211.html

Engineers are preparing to move an Antarctic research station because it is in the projected path of a crack expanding across the ice shelf. The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) base was built like a “very long railway train on skis”, allowing it to be moved with relative ease, but scientists did not expect to have… Continue reading http://www.independent.co.uk/news/antarctic-research-centre-towed-inland-to-avoid-ice-chasm-crack-growing-expanding-bas-british-survey-a7467211.html

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http://www.wired.co.uk/article/edible-pouncer-drone-humanitarian-aid

Nigel Gifford makes drones with a difference. His humanitarian UAV, the Pouncer, is designed to deliver food aid in disaster zones – by being edible itself. That may sound unlikely, but Gifford, 70, has a history of succeeding with unconventional projects. He’s the Somerset-based engineer behind Aquila, the Wi-Fi-beaming drone bought by Facebook in 2014… Continue reading http://www.wired.co.uk/article/edible-pouncer-drone-humanitarian-aid