8/06/2018

Engineering

New system recovers fresh water from power plants

A new system devised by MIT engineers could provide a low-cost source of drinking water for parched cities around the world while also cutting power plant operating costs.

Engineering

System for drone surveillance: How violence is boxed

Three researchers, Amarjot Singh (University of Cambridge), Devendra Patil (NIT Warangal India), and SN Omkar (IISc Bangalore) are working on the use of a drone and artificial intelligence to spot fighting people in a crowd.

Engineering

Team outlines plan for industrial-scale carbon removal plant

As the Earth continues to heat up, so have calls to dramatically reduce carbon dioxide emissions to avoid catastrophic climate change. But many experts say that even if all emissions stopped tomorrow, the planet would continue ...

Other

Bikeshare could increase light rail transit ridership

Coupling bikeshare with public transit could be an important component when trying to increase light rail transit (LRT) ridership, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.