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Happy Valentines Day!

AUTHOR: Martina Orefice “If you love something, you do not necessarily need to own it but care for it”1 says the wise fox to the Little Prince. And what about us? Do we take care of our Mother Earth or ...

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Magnetic Materials in Electrical Machines

AUTHOR: Adolfo Garcia In electrical machines, the aim is generally to attain the highest possible efficiency. Efficiency is given by the ratio of the output power and the input power (Pload and Pe in figure 1). That is, the efficiency ...

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A day in the life of a JRC scientist

Communicating science can be done in many ways: presenting research results or a poster at a conference, talking with your friends and family, or even blogging about science. Through short videos, as well, it is possible for scientists to engage ...

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Women in Science

AUTHOR: Gwen Bailey Even at the completion of our soft skill training last month on “Gender Issues in Science,” there is still a lot of discussion among the Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) about how to get women more involved in ...

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A clean way to extract rare earth metals

Rare earth metals—those 17 chemically similar elements at the bottom of the periodic table—are in almost every piece of technology we use from cell phones to wind turbines to electric cars. Because these elements are so similar to each other, ...

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