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60 Years Of Life-Saving Seat Belts — Will Autonomy Eradicate Traffic Fatalities?

December 15th, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

My day job is as a laboratory technician and systems developer at the Institute of Forensic Medicine at Aarhus University, Denmark, and as I had done so often before at lunch, I fell into an interesting conversation with the former head of the institute Markil Gregersen. He formally retired many years ago, but is still active working on publications in forensic sciences. This time we talked about seat belts and autonomous vehicles, and it prompted me to write this story


Storing Energy By Heating Stones To 600 Degrees — Could Power Denmark For Hours

March 19th, 2019 | by Jesper Berggreen

On Monday, the Danish minister of education and research, Tommy Ahlers, attended the official inauguration of a giant pilot facility that will use 600 degree hot stones to store energy. Speaking to dr.dk, he said: "This could be the missing link in our renewable energy transformation." (It's arguable whether there really is a missing link, but that's another story.)



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