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Bitcoin surges to all-time high in crypto's 'validating moment'

Bitcoin rallied to a record, topping $66,000 for the first time as optimism surged for greater mainstream acceptance in the wake of the successful launch of the inaugural exchange-traded fund for U.S. investors.

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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 ...

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NASA transfers air traffic management tool updates to FAA

As part of an effort aimed at making aviation more sustainable, NASA has transferred findings from an air traffic management project to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for nationwide implementation, the two agencies ...

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Promoting sustainability of transport in cities calls for a mindset change

Promoting sustainable mobility is one of the biggest challenges for cities in the 21st century. The now published Transport in Human Scale Cities focuses on this challenge. The book is available for free download here.

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Addressing the issue of using hacked data in research efforts

A pair of health and ethics scientists, one with the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, the other ETH Zurich, has published a Perspective piece in the journal Nature Machine Intelligence, discussing the ethics of researchers ...

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Online bets on NFL games seen surging as season begins

A company that most of the legal U.S. sports betting industry uses to verify that its customers are where they say they are reported on Monday a record number of transactions over the first weekend of the NFL season.

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Detecting forged video evidence

Video evidence is commonly used to prove what happened during an event. However, with the emergence and rapid development of CGI (computer-generated images), deep fakes, and video manipulation, there is a pressing need for ...

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As flood alerts lit up phones, did 'warning fatigue' set in?

Cellphones across New York and New Jersey pulsed with urgent warnings of catastrophic flooding as the fury of Hurricane Ida's remnants, carrying torrential rains, approached upper New Jersey and New York City on Wednesday.