04/10/2019

Automotive

Driving into old age

Worldwide the number of drivers over the age of 65 is increasing rapidly. As such, there is an urgency in the need to design vehicles that are ergonomically suited to this demographic to accommodate physical ailments and ...

Robotics

A social robot to enhance children's handwriting skills

Researchers at CHILI Lab (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland and GAIPS Lab (University of Lisbon) in Portugal have recently developed an autonomous system designed to assist children in improving their ...

Security

Two major security vulnerabilities found in PDF files

A combined team of researchers from Ruhr-University Bochum and Munster University has found two major security vulnerabilities in PDF files. They have documented their findings with a web-in-security blogspot posting.

Machine learning & AI

How artificial intelligence is supercharging materials science

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are increasingly being used in materials science research. For example, MIT associate professor of materials science and engineering Juejun "JJ" Hu developed an algorithm that ...

Internet

US, allies push Facebook for access to encrypted messages

The United States, Britain and Australia have called on Facebook to give authorities the ability to circumvent encryption used in its messaging services—a measure opposed by the social media giant.

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