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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Science & Technology

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A bricklayer and family man from Sunderland has been honoured for his role in creating one of Britain’s most famous astronomical observatories.  Gary Fildes – the director of the Kielder Observatory – received an honorary degree from the University of Sunderland yesterday in a ceremony at the Stadium of Light. The...
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Sunderland isn’t a city that gets mentioned often alongside tech hotspots like Seattle, California’s Silicon Valley or even London’s Silicon Roundabout. But that could all be about to change. A recent report claims that Wearside has one of the highest rates of job creation within the tech sector. According to the...
fruit and veg
An innovative Sunderland tech project has developed edible barcodes that can be stuck onto a variety of foodstuffs in shops and supermarkets. The codes can be directly attached to products such as meat, fish, bread, vegetables and fruit, as well as packaged and canned goods. Shoppers can then find out all...