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Portugal: preserving the value of Wikipedia

Arquivo.pt collected all the pages referenced in Portuguese Wikipedia articles, resulting in a new collection containing 12 million files with their links preserved.

Migrating birds turn Finns into citizen scientists

Thousands of citizens in Finland have responded to a call to report their observations of migrating birds. So far, approximately 3.7 million recordings were submitted.

How supercomputing may improve our sleep

With the help of the supercomputing and the research network, researchers exploit the vast amounts of international sleep data.

How computers can speed up drug discovery

In a joint project, University of Eastern Finland and Finland's R&E network CSC have cut down a key procedure in drug discovery from four months to 10 days.

A Fresh Light on Van Gogh

Why do some colours in Vincent van Gogh's paintings gradually change, and what can be done about it? That is what the Van Gogh Museum is trying to find out together with ASML and various scientific institutions.

Understanding the mechanics of solar storms

“Simple pen and paper are not enough; numerical modelling is needed. This kind of modelling is also challenging because of many different time and other scales, and it requires supercomputer resources,” says Professor Maarit Korpi-Lagg.

Digital relief for UK teachers

Jisc, the NREN of UK, is working with startup company TeacherMatic to bring relief to teachers across the country through artificial intelligence.

Forecasting glacier outburst floods

A European project will enable the prediction of flooding from glaciers that threaten settled areas and infrastructure.

Finns pioneer small language processing

With assistance from a supercomputer, a Finnish research group has developed the first comprehensive Finnish language model.

Sub-sea cables are the new science instruments

Using sub-sea cables as scientific instruments for collecting environmental and other data is an interesting new trend

Predicting tsunamis through quantum computing

In Finland, a new type of supercomputer merges conventional supercomputing with quantum computing. An application could be calculating in near-real-time how a tsunami will develop.

Open science helps us understand the Vikings

A European initiative for open science allows archaeologists to map the journeys of Vikings based on artifacts found in different countries.