News tagged with innovators

Tagging and scanning for feral pigs

Innovative research using GPS tracking and thermal imagery is being used in an attempt to manage the destructive behaviour of feral pigs in the south-west.

dateApr 17, 2015 in Ecology
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Platform adoption in network markets

Strategic partnering has become commonplace when introducing innovations to systems markets. In standards battles, network affiliation has been used as a market signal to create confidence in a format's success. ...

dateApr 10, 2015 in Economics & Business
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Jumping, roly-poly, untethered robot described

A novel, fully untethered soft robot capable of repeated jumping is able to cover half a meter in a single hop-and-roll motion. The innovative design of this combustion-powered robot, based on a roly-poly ...

dateMar 09, 2015 in Robotics
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Pentagon No. 2 sounds alarm over tech erosion

The Pentagon's second-ranking official sounded alarm bells Tuesday about an erosion of America's military technological edge, warning that a return to automatic budget cuts would be an "unmitigated disaster" for the Pentagon.

dateFeb 10, 2015 in Other
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Chemists find a way to unboil eggs

UC Irvine and Australian chemists have figured out how to unboil egg whites – an innovation that could dramatically reduce costs for cancer treatments, food production and other segments of the $160 billion ...

dateJan 26, 2015 in Biochemistry
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