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Transport vehicles of the future

Emissions from the transport sector can be drastically reduced with more streamlined trucks. Researchers at Linköping University have calculated, and road carrier owner Erik Alfredsson has built an initial version of the ...

dateFeb 19, 2016 in Energy & Green Tech
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Second research flight into zero gravity

Saturday, a parabolic flight is set to take off from Swiss soil for the second time. It will be carrying experiments from various Swiss universities on board to research the effects of zero gravity on biological and physical ...

dateOct 21, 2016 in Space Exploration
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Austin's urban forest

The U.S. Forest Service recently published its first urban forest assessment—providing details on the composition and health of the Austin, Texas urban forest, and documenting the contributions trees make to the environment, ...

dateMar 09, 2016 in Environment
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Here's how drones will change cities

Amazon has been busy testing out its new Prime Air initiative at a secret location in the English countryside. The service's promise of a 30-minute delivery by specially designed drones may look like click-bait PR, but it's ...

dateOct 03, 2016 in Engineering
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