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  • The Wind Field in Bulukumba
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    The Wind Field in Bulukumba

    Bulukumba regency has built a field of windmills with a novel design: covered in cases. They are seen as more efficient than conventional windmills.

  • The Coming Clean
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    The Coming Clean

    A researcher at the Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology has succeeded in developing a hydrogen fuel cell membrane which has received international recognition. It increases energy efficiency by up to 50 percent.

  • Fields of Dreams
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    Fields of Dreams

    From kernels, cob, to stalk pulp, sorghum can be transformed into ethanol, a gasoline substitute. A researcher in this field has been appointed professor.

  • Talking without Vocal Cords
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    Talking without Vocal Cords

    Two university students invent a talking aid device for those with speaking disability. It is both affordable and easy to use.

  • Quake-Ready City
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    Quake-Ready City

    A tsunami escape building is being built in Padang. It is designed to accommodate up to 3,500 people and withstand earthquakes of magnitude 10 on the Richter scale.

  • Plenty of Ways to Big Bucks
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    Plenty of Ways to Big Bucks

    By intensifying their efforts, game developers are making billions of rupiah from creating and selling online games.

  • After the Struggle, the Reward
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    After the Struggle, the Reward

    The game development business in Indonesia is starting to rise once more. Some titles bring in large amounts of cash, while others are not so good at making money

  • After the Struggle, the Reward
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    After the Struggle, the Reward

    The game development business in Indonesia is starting to rise once more. Some titles bring in large amounts of cash, while others are not so good at making money

  • After the Struggle, the Reward
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    After the Struggle, the Reward

    The game development business in Indonesia is starting to rise once more. Some titles bring in large amounts of cash, while others are not so good at making money

  • Spreading Indonesian Electronic Creations
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    Spreading Indonesian Electronic Creations

    Hundreds of young Indonesians are using their talents to develop both computer and cellphone game programs. Some have managed to reap billions by providing downloadable content for iPhone or iPad users and from displaying their applications on international game websites. Gameloft, the world’s second-largest game studio, will recruit hundreds of people for their new office in Yogyakarta.

  • Reclaiming Land, Restoring Life
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    Reclaiming Land, Restoring Life

    The restoration of former open pit mines is not easy. The cost can reach billions of rupiah per hectare.

  • Tale of Two ‘Enemies’
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    Tale of Two ‘Enemies’

    Navigat Organic Energy Indonesia and Godang Tua Jaya are jointly building a power plant fueled by methane gas from a waste-dumping site at Bantar Gebang.

  • Plastic Fantastic
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    Plastic Fantastic

    After eight years of research, an Indonesian company succeeds in creating a plastic material which is biodegradable. Its price is not far different from conventional plastic. Only a handful of companies master the technology.

  • Fast-growing Sengon from Cibinong
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    Fast-growing Sengon from Cibinong

    LIPI has succeeded in developing the first transgenic sengon in the world. It is suitable for use by the paper industry, as a construction material, and an alternative fuel.

  • Super Soybean
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    Super Soybean

    A researcher from Purwokerto, Central Java, creates a superior soybean variety. It can reduce Indonesia’s dependence on imported soybean.

  • A Soybean Substitute from the Sea
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    A Soybean Substitute from the Sea

    A researcher from Brawijaya University developed alternative feed from a marine microorganism. It is cheaper than soybeans.

  • Google Fertilizer
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    Google Fertilizer

    The discovery has been awarded. It causes maximum plant growth and is suitable for critical land.

  • <font size=2 color=#FF9900>Founder of the Free Software Movement, Richard Matthew Stallman: </font><br>Digital colonization must be rejected
  • <font size=1 color=#FF9900>COASTAL RADAR</font><br />Guardians of the Coastline
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    COASTAL RADARGuardians of the Coastline

    Indonesian scientists develop radar technology equal to imported products.

  • Spy in the Sky
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    Spy in the Sky

    An aeronautics engineer at the Bandung Institute of Technology developed a cheaper unmanned aerial vehicle ready for mass production.

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