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April 27, 2017

In-Car Cow Avoidance

Apr. 7, 2017 — Driverless cars are hitting the headlines across the globe but for the foreseeable future we will still have drivers. The pressure then is how might some of the safety features of driverless cars be ... read more

Volkswagen's Excess Emissions Will Lead to 1,200 Premature Deaths in Europe

Mar. 3, 2017 — Volkswagen's excess emissions are predicted to cause 1,200 premature deaths in Europe. Countries hit hardest by automaker's emissions scandal include Germany, Poland, France, and Czech ... read more

Liquid Hydrogen May Be Way Forward for Sustainable Air Travel

Feb. 23, 2017 — With sustainable solutions in mind, a new study looks at the energy efficiency of current modes of ... read more

Feb. 17, 2017 — The cutting-edge biocompatible near-infrared 3-D tracking system used to guide the suturing in the first smart tissue autonomous robot (STAR) surgery has the potential to improve manual and ... read more

Feb. 16, 2017 — When is an internal combustion engine not an internal combustion engine? When it's been transformed into a modular reforming reactor that could make hydrogen available to power fuel cells ... read more

Feb. 8, 2017 — Scientists have created unique polymer matrices for polymer composites based on novel phthalonitrile monomers. The developed materials possess higher strength than metals, which helps to sufficiently ... read more

Feb. 8, 2017 — A low-cost chip that enables batteries in sensors to last longer, in some cases by over ten times, has been developed by ... read more

Feb. 1, 2017 — Researchers have developed a self-contained robotic bat -- dubbed Bat Bot (B2) -- with soft, articulated wings that can mimic the key flight mechanisms of biological ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — Autonomous systems -- like driverless cars -- perform tasks that previously could only be performed by humans. In a new article, artificial intelligence ethics experts argue that current safety ... read more

Jan. 26, 2017 — The length of time needed for a driver to switch from automated vehicle control to manual vehicle control is crucial for the safety of future automated vehicles, research ... read more

New Metamaterial Can Switch from Hard to Soft -- And Back Again

Jan. 23, 2017 — When a material is made, you typically cannot change whether that material is hard or soft. But a group of researchers have developed a new way to design a 'metamaterial' that allows the ... read more

Jan. 23, 2017 — Using medical data collected by trauma experts, elderly and obese dummies are being used to help car manufacturers create safer vehicles for today's ... read more

Jan. 18, 2017 — Bringing mobility into Germany’s transition to a new energy economy is a complex undertaking. While carmakers are developing more economical combustion engines and alternative drive systems, ... read more

Jan. 17, 2017 — A pre-existing 4G network infrastructure could help drivers make safe decisions in or near accidents, according to new ... read more

Now Drivers Can Hear Ambulances No Matter How Loud Their Music Is Playing

Jan. 16, 2017 — If you’ve ever been startled by the sudden appearance of an ambulance while blasting music in your car, then you appreciate the value of a loud siren. Fortunately, your car is probably equipped ... read more

Jan. 13, 2017 — The variety of car models has increased significantly over the past decades. Take Volkswagen: In 1950, the automaker produced just two model ranges – the Beetle and the transporter. Long gone are ... read more

First Ever Perched Landing Performed Using Machine Learning Algorithms

Jan. 11, 2017 — The very first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to perform a perched landing using machine learning algorithms has been developed by researchers. The revolutionary development of a fixed wing aircraft ... read more

New Technology Will Cut Plug-in Hybrid Fuel Consumption by One Third

Jan. 10, 2017 — Engineers have taken inspiration from biological evolution and the energy savings garnered by birds flying in formation to improve the efficiency of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) by more ... read more

Jan. 4, 2017 — A new study has introduced a new artificial leaf that generates hydrogen, using the power of the Sun to mimic underwater ... read more

Novel Hardware-Based Modeling Approach for Multi-Robot Tasks

Dec. 29, 2016 — Technological revolution means robots no longer are the song of the future. The Governor of the Bank of England predicts today that up to half of British workforce face redundancy in the imminent ... read more

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