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First marine renewable energy project validated to international standards

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has issued its first Renewable Energy Test Report for an innovative renewable energy generation project in the US.
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On 11th May 1997, an IBM computer stunned the world by defeating the reigning chess world champion in a six-game match. It is regarded as a key milestone in the history of artificial intelligence.
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