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What is adaptive clothing, and how can it make life easier for people with a disability?

Have you ever tried to do up a zip or button a shirt one-handed? Put on a pair of jeans while seated? Do you know someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder, who can't stand the feeling of certain fabrics against their skin? If ...

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Most commercial planes could accommodate personal wheelchairs

Many U.S. passenger airplanes could accommodate personal powered wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs often customized to the user, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. ...

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Risk of genome data being tied to photos on social media found to be very small

A trio of researchers from Washington University in St. Louis and Vanderbilt University has found a low risk for people being tied to photographs on social media sites after having their genomes analyzed by certain institutions. ...

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Compression rate can predict cybersickness

Do you suffer from cybersickness? It affects many virtual reality (VR) users and remains a significant challenge.

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Paris e-scooters forced to slow down in busy areas

Rented electric scooters are being forced to slow down to just above walking speed in many areas of Paris under new rules coming into force on Monday, scooter rental operators said.

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Shedding light on cyclist safety

How do we keep older cyclists safe on our roads? That's the question researchers in The Netherlands hope to answer in a paper published in the International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics. In it, the team has carried ...