Daily Life
How can we better care for the children of offenders?How can we better care for the children of offenders?

The unprecedented number of children across Europe separated from an incarcerated parent could serve as the basis for a new aid policy. Yet, making it happen at the EU level is going to take time.

March 2014
Sophie Hieke - No ‘one size fits all’ for health claimsSophie Hieke - No ‘one size fits all’ for health claims

Health claims and symbols on food products could have a positive impact on public health. But there’s no clear view yet on what works best. 

March 2014
Maria Leon Roux – a taxation approach to deter smokersMaria Leon Roux – a taxation approach to deter smokers

Scientist at the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) talks tax and price polices for tobacco

February 2014
To save lives, raise tobacco taxesTo save lives, raise tobacco taxes

A recent study finds that rising prices is, by far, the best way to tackle tobacco-related diseases while ignoring tobacco industry arguments that higher taxes would affect state revenues

February 2014
Strong resistance to making people think greenStrong resistance to making people think green

Most of us know we should live in a more environmentally sustainable way. But it does not happen because we do not really feel involved

May 2013
When energy-saving becomes a gameWhen energy-saving becomes a game

A smartphone application bringing gaming dimensions to energy awareness has helped householders in Finland, Sweden and Italy reduce their electricity consumption by up to 19%. 

March 2013
Dr. David O. Kronlid: “If you think about the existential dimension of mobility you also have to embrace the fact that there are values integrated in the use of mobility technology”Dr. David O. Kronlid: “If you think about the existential dimension of mobility you also have to embrace the fact that there are values integrated in the use of mobility technology”

Dr. David O. Kronlid at Uppsala University in Sweden is conducting research in environmental ethics, mobility and climate change justice. He talked about mobility at the core of climate change research and policy

January 2011
Uni-verseUni-verse

The architecture industry has received a boost from the introduction of what is termed ‘a new open-source internet platform’. It’s called ‘Uni-verse’ and enables architects and designers to view and work on designs simultaneously

December 2005
Your Online TailorYour Online Tailor

Jeep, 34, works as a manager for a large consulting company in Holland. He needs to look smart for work but he cannot afford to go to a tailor

June 2005
Smart LivingSmart Living

The front door opens to welcome visitors. The oven bakes a pizza and the washing machine starts by itself. You are in a smart house, where the Internet is a butler

December 2004
Designing WorkspacesDesigning Workspaces

It is the ultimate viewing tool for designers and engineers. Models can be examined and tested thoroughly in three dimensions, before they are built in the workshops

January 2005