Dutch launch 'intelligent bicycle' that warns of danger
The Netherlands on Monday launched its first-ever "intelligent bicycle", fitted with an array of electronic devices to help bring down the high accident rate among elderly cyclists in the bicycle-mad country.
More pupils would study maths if told of increased earning potential
More school pupils would choose to study maths at A-level if they were given better information about potential earnings, new research shows.
Earnings show less for left-handed, says study
Study finds obstacles with social media data
Seas of social media posts uncovering the opinions, habits and purchases of billions of people would seem to be a fantasy come true for data researchers, social scientists and businesses. However, finding valuable insights ...
TV viewing support for color-blind emerges with Eyeteq
Researchers develop clothes that can monitor and transmit biomedical info on wearers
Researchers at Université Laval's Faculty of Science and Engineering and Centre for Optics, Photonics and Lasers have developed smart textiles able to monitor and transmit wearers' biomedical information ...
Why do young people join violent causes?
On the morning of September 24 2014, 15-year-old Yusra Hussien left for school near her home in Easton, Bristol. She then disappeared. News reports surfaced a few days later that Yusra and a 17-year-old friend ...
Spain's Canary islanders protest against oil drilling
About 200 people, including tourists, formed a giant "SOS" on a beach on Spain's Canary Islands on Sunday to protest against drilling for oil off the archipelago.
Explainer: What is a small private online course?
If you have studied an online course at a university over the past couple of decades, you've probably already experienced a SPOC, or Small Private Online Course. SPOC is a new term for an old concept, which appears to be frustrating members of the distance edu ...
Gaming technology makes its way into headsets for the visually impaired
EU researchers have developed a 3D headset that could help visually impaired people move around more safely and easily.