Quantum technology, chips and Europe’s digital sovereignty
We are now on the brink of a second quantum revolution: beyond simply understanding the quantum world, we are able to manipulate it. The potential future applications of this quantum technology are staggering: from ultra-fast computers to tamper-proof communications, from novel simulations of drug molecules to new industrial processes that vastly cut down on CO2 ...
Microbiomes: the unseen majority of tiny little things
How do diverse microbial communities in seas and soils affect the climate? Scientists plead for an increase in microbiome research as part of global climate change investigations.
COVID-19 and Climate Change: connected crises and lessons to learn
The COVID-19 pandemic brought about worldwide disruption. As societies tentatively begin to reopen, the pandemic holds lessons for how the world faces another globally existential threat, the climate crisis.