News tagged with environment

Safe driving in city traffic

In future, cars with anticipatory driver assistance systems will help drivers to navigate their way through dense urban traffic without stress and above all safely. A taste of the solutions capable of transforming ...

dateMay 06, 2014 in Engineering
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Engineering solutions to society's problems

Can engineering help people live better lives? Can it help to preserve our most deeply held values? University of Kentucky researcher Samson Cheung thinks so. He researches how technology can be used to help people in very ...

dateMay 02, 2014 in Engineering
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Safe(bee) in numbers

Bumblebees can distinguish between safe and dangerous environments, and are attracted to land on flowers popular with other bees when exposed to perilous situations, according to new research from Queen Mary ...

dateApr 29, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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New approach to managing marine ecosystems

Ways to manage natural resources have been under development for decades, driven by an increasing need to understand the effect of man-made impacts on ecosystems. Often, it has been assumed that management could be based ...

dateApr 28, 2014 in Ecology
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