Energy & Green Tech

Airbus aims for hydrogen-powered plane by 2035

Airbus is aiming to put the world's first hydrogen-powered commercial plane into service by 2035, the European aircraft maker's boss said in remarks published Monday.

Electronics & Semiconductors

An acoustically actuated microscopic device

Researchers at EPFL have developed remote-controlled, mechanical microdevices that, when inserted into human tissue, can manipulate the fluid that surrounds them, collect cells or release drugs. This breakthrough offers numerous ...

Automotive

Five things to know about: making self-driving cars safe

Self-driving cars, or connected and automated vehicles (CAVs), are closer than ever to becoming a mainstay on our roads. Already, many modern cars have self-driving capabilities—now the next step is full automation.

Computer Sciences

A computer predicts your thoughts, creating images based on them

Researchers at the University of Helsinki have developed a technique in which a computer models visual perception by monitoring human brain signals. In a way, it is as if the computer tries to imagine what a human is thinking ...

Automotive

An algorithm for problem solving in cars and the human brain

Imagine having a car accident in a parking lot, your car has some small damage and you have to get it fixed. What if your car could tell you which parts are broken and how much it will cost to fix it? During his Ph.D. at ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Price does not equate to accuracy in watches for runners: study

Which of the GPS devices used by marathon, half-marathon, long-distance or 10k runners is more accurate? Are sports or mobile phone watches better? Is there a difference between men and women when choosing one device or another? ...

Internet

Facebook launches new campaign to encourage voting

Facebook is launching a new initiative this week to encourage Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential election, the latest effort by the social network to prove it is a responsible player on the internet.

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