A new 'wet computer' is being tested by scientists at Leeds University. The system, designed and built by Iceotope in Rotherham, uses a specially engineered fluid to keep the electronics inside the computer server cool, rather than fans which are both noisy and costly to run.
Scientists hope the new system could slash the carbon footprint of internet data centres by dramatically reducing the amount of electricity they need to use. The system's designers estimate that power consumption for cooling could be cut by between 80% and 97%.
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Slowly becoming milder. Unsettled end to the week.
The National Housing Federation says the average worker in the region would need a 62% pay rise in order to afford a mortgage.
A relatively dry start with a few showers cropping up in the afternoon. Temperatures reaching around 8 degrees celsius.