Business

Japan's 'Little Trains that Could' battle for survival

In the driver's seat of a two-carriage train, Katsunori Takemoto puts on his white gloves and checks the antiquated gauges before setting out alongside cabbage fields in Japan's rural Chiba.

Engineering

Creating buildings with an ecological envelope

Nature in city environs has a positive effect on people's well-being. At the same time, biological diversity in urban areas continues to shrink, for example, because of increasing building density. In the Ecolopes project, ...

Engineering

Crash test dummies for e-scooters

Practical and environmentally friendly, e-scooters offer great flexibility. It is no wonder that more and more people are using this form of transport. However, this rise in popularity has been accompanied by an increase ...

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