Despite the availability of technology that can track planes and other aircraft in real time, the technology has not been widely utilized by airlines or their regulators because of concerns over cost as well as the small likelihood of flight crashes and disappearances.
Robots could scour avalanche sites, enter burning buildings or secure city streets contaminated by poisonous chemicals, saving lives and increasing the effectiveness of rescue missions.
Scientists in Florida studying the way lobsters sniff around for food on the sea floor say they have found a clue to developing technology that could help soldiers detect landmines and hidden explosives from a safer distance than current technology allows.
Brian Wright, a UC Berkeley professor of agricultural and resource economics, has conducted a study that revealed industry-sponsored academic research leads to more innovative patents and licenses.
Using the properties of a smartphone screen to perform blood tests: the device developed by Qloudlab allows at-home analysis in less than a minute. The expanded diagnostics will be used to help people undergoing anticoagulant treatment.
Though it certainly sounds like something out of a Sci-Fi thriller, contact lenses with infrared vision may not be too far off, according to researchers from the University of Michigan.
Anxiety affects the everyday individual. These feelings can arise from a long day at the office or a blind date you have later that evening. However, prolonged cases of anxiety can be a problem for millions of Americans.
Using color coded smart tags, consumers can easily determine if the food product is fresh without opening it, a new study reveals.
A new type of plastic electronics made from organic materials is lighter, cheaper, and more flexible than any of today's technology. Such circuits could be worn on clothing or placed inside medical sensors.
A new and innovative computing machine is currently attracting a great deal of attention in specialist circles. A team under the leadership of Matthias Troyer, a professor at ETH Zurich, has now confirmed that the machine uses quantum effects. However, it is not any faster than a traditional compute...
Thanks to MIT researchers, their collaborative efforts have made a new aquatic robot that completely replicates the realistic movements of a fish by producing the illusion of the real animal.