Posted in Computer Sciences

Flickr photos can be used to calculate tourist flows, study finds

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Summer holiday snaps might not only offer happy memories, but also rapid, low-cost insights into how…

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Posted in Hi Tech & Innovation

Study finds virtual reality training could improve employee safety

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study suggests employee safety could be improved through use of Virtual Reality (VR) in…

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Posted in Automotive

Americans would rather drive themselves to work than have an autonomous vehicle drive them, study says

Researchers at the University of Washington studied how Americans’ perceived cost of commute time changes depending on who’s driving. The…

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Posted in Engineering

New study presents real-time biodynamic knee OA evaluation training robot

Professor Sang Hoon Kang in the School of Mechanical Aerospace & Nuclear Engineering at UNIST. Credit: Kyoungchae Kim (Public Relations…

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Posted in Automotive

Study finds big benefits in embracing vehicle safety tech

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Alerting drivers to potential threats through “driver-assist” warning systems has been shown to reduce the odds…

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Posted in Engineering

Study tests performance of electric solid propellant

Photograph of PTFE (left) and HIPEP (right) propellant samples used in the test. Credit: University of Illinois Department of Aerospace…

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Posted in Robotics

A virtual reality system to study the collection of visual feedback from robotic arms

The parasitic body in two contexts. On the left, the VR perspective. On the right, the real space with both…

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Posted in Internet

Majority of social media users are happy for their data to be used for research, study reveals

Social media users cited the potential benefit for medical research as the most influential factor for them to consent to…

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Posted in Engineering

Physicists’ study demonstrates silicon’s energy-harvesting power

Dr. Mark Lee, head of the Department of Physics in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, explains his research…

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Posted in Energy & Green Tech

Installing solar panels on agricultural lands maximizes their efficiency, new study shows

Sheep graze under the 35th Street Solar Array at Oregon State University. Credit: Mark Floyd, The most productive places on…

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