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Shell and IBM Team up to Accelerate Digitalization in the Mining Industry

New online marketplace offers field-tested solutions that can help customers improve safety, efficiency and sustainability

NEW YORK, June 17, 2020 — Shell and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today launched Oren, a global B2B Digital mining services marketplace platform, co-developed by the companies aimed at helping mining companies find solutions related to safety, sustainability, mine planning and operational efficiency. By hosting new technology and digital solutions in one place, Oren aims to accelerate the digitization of the mining industry, speed up the transformation of mining workflows and build in more operational resiliency in a rapidly changing world.  (more…)

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New research suggests insect wings might serve gyroscopic function

Gyroscopes measure rotation in everyday technologies, from unmanned aerial vehicles to cell phone screen stabilizers.

Though many animals can move with more precision and accuracy than our best-engineered aircraft and technologies, gyroscopes are rarely found in nature. Scientists know of just one group of insects, the group including flies, that has something that behaves like a gyroscope — sensors called halteres, clublike structures that evolved from wings. (more…)

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