Under the European Union’s new multi-billion-euro Earth-observation program, the European Space Agency launched its first rocket last night, the Sentinel-1A satellite, from French Guiana.
Every day, our lives are being captured digitally in the data that is generated by our transactions, interactions and movements.
Electric vehicles that are able to park and charge themselves could contribute to sustainable mobility in the future. In an EU-funded research project coordinated by ETH Zurich, scientists work on new concepts of transportation and low-cost technologies that enable driverless valet parking and charg...
It doesn’t take long for the flu virus to outsmart Tamiflu. Scientists have developed a tool that reveals the mutations that make the virus resistant, and they have identified new mutations that may render ineffective one of the few treatments currently available on the market.
Intuitive Surgical, Inc., the global leader in robotic-assisted minimally invasive surgery, has developed their new “da Vinci® Xi™ Surgical System,” which was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today.
Mark Zuckerberg’s latest spending spree has landed Facebook an exciting new gadget in the form of the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset that is used by gamers and researchers alike to enhance encounters.
Imagine the scenario, an earthquake strikes a small Mediterranean city, forcing people out of their homes and shattering roads. Then, violent aftershocks cause a landslide, burying one of the city suburbs, but rescuers can’t get in because the roads have been damaged.
Study examines use of ‘Exhibit’ tools in creating interactive data visualizations.
"RoboClam" replicates a clam’s ability to burrow into soil while using very little energy.
A smartphone app may have the power to help some individuals overcome alcoholism, according to a recent study.
New optical techniques use light to make diagnoses from a single drop of blood, or to guide surgeons during operations.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have issued an immediate recall of the My Sweet Love/My Sweet Baby Cuddle Care Dolls that are sold exclusively at its store since August 2012, according to The City Wire. The company has received 12 reports of incidents including two reports of burns or blisters on the thumb and...