Augmented reality for firefighters
16 hours ago
An EPFL team is working on a smart visor that, combined with a thermal imaging camera, will help firefighters see what's around them in real time, even at night and in smoke.
Friends, Romans: help restore Rome's ruins, monuments
May 24, 2016
Rome has pleaded for patrons to help pay for the restoration and maintenance of some of the hundreds of fountains, monuments, archaeological sites and historical streets in the Italian capital.
Your dog doesn't trust you when you're angry
May 23, 2016
BYU psychology professor Ross Flom recently conducted a study to find out just how well dogs understand humans, specifically human emotion.
Climate Feedback site allows scientists to correct media errors
May 21, 2016
In one case, a writer claimed a mini Ice Age would befall Earth in 15 years. In another, an op-ed touted global warming as saving countless people from freezing to death.
Say goodbye to Time Warner Cable: sale leads to name change
May 18, 2016
Time Warner Cable is going away, and that means you might have a new cable company to hate. But you might find one you like better instead.
Snowden files set for wider release
May 16, 2016
The full cache of secret documents from former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden is being opened to journalists and organizations willing to work with the news organization holding the archive.
Facebook CEO Zuckerberg seeks meeting with conservatives (Update)
May 13, 2016
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he wants to invite "leading conservatives and people from across the political spectrum" to discuss recent reports that its "Trending Topics" feature is biased against conservatives.
Using portable nanopore DNA sequencers to combat wildlife crime
May 11, 2016
A team from the University of Leicester has been awarded a prize for their proposal to crack down on wildlife crime using a portable DNA sequencing device, the MinION - developed by Oxford Nanopore Technologies - to read ...
Process analysis in real time
May 11, 2016
The automated detection of products or by-products directly during the process has become an indispensable part of monitoring production processes. Mass spectrometry is a quick and selective method of analyzing compounds ...
How to boost online ratings
May 11, 2016
Have you ever wondered how to get your customers to write more positive reviews? Wait a while before you ask for feedback about a service or product.