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24.01.2020 | Onlineredaktion Berlin TXL
New tech could halt the decline of rural communities
All over the world, rural areas are witnessing rapid demographic decline – many are already completely abandoned. Arresting this trend and attracting people back to the countryside won’t be easy, but technology might hold the key.
IKEA is building a big new store in Vienna with no parking
The future of retail in an online world: IKEA has been introducing urban stores to focus on the current megatrend of people living without cars. For that, the whole store is geared towards pedestrians, cyclists and people who come by subway.
Why connected cars are better
Computers on wheels: The automotive industry is converging with the information and communication technology industry at a rapidly increasing rate. How technology is reshaping the global automotive sector.
These researchers want you to live in a fungus megastructure
Imagine that you roll out of bed onto a living fungus floor. Wood and concrete are remnants of the distant past; this entire city, from the schools to the stores to the hospitals, is made of living fungus — constantly growing, dying off and regenerating itself.
Living robots built using frog cells
Scientists repurposed living frog cells – and assembled them into entirely new life-forms. These novel living machines are neither a traditional robot nor a known species of animal. They're a new class of artifact: a living, programmable organism.