Engineering

Trees outside the dyke well-suited for dampening waves

Research by TU Delft, Deltares and NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research has revealed that trees can clearly dampen waves. The trees can also withstand high waves without trouble. Planting trees in front of dykes ...

Security

Location tracking apps and privacy implications

How much personal information can our phone apps gather through location tracking? To answer this question, two researchers—Mirco Musolesi (University of Bologna, Italy) and Benjamin Baron (University College London, UK)—carried ...