Earnings show less for left-handed, says study
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.
Study finds significant facial variation in pre-Columbian South America
A team of anthropology researchers has found significant differences in facial features between seven different pre-Columbian peoples they evaluated from what is now Peru – disproving a longstanding perception ...
Google expects public in driverless cars in two to five years
The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years.
Students drop their stereotypes of science when they 'Meet the Scientist'
Young people who may have thought that scientists were 'boring' and 'nerdy' changed their minds after having an opportunity to 'Meet the Scientist' face-to-face.
Boy, 13, builds Braille printer with Legos, starts company
In Silicon Valley, it's never too early to become an entrepreneur. Just ask 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee.
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.
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.
App improves the safety of blind pedestrians in cities
Siemens is developing a system that helps blind and visually impaired people walk safely through cities. In cooperation with the Technical University of Braunschweig and several partners, Siemens is working ...
Japan's Robear: Strength of a robot, face of a bear
Forget the frightening androids of dystopian sci-fi, the future of robots is cute polar bears that can lift elderly people into and out of bed.
Study finds ancient clam beaches not so natural
In their second study to be published in just over a year, an SFU led team of scientists has discovered that ancient coastal Indigenous people were more than hunter-gatherers.
Atlas of thoughts
Using a computer game, a research group at Aarhus University has found a way to gain deeper insight into the human thought process. The results have amazed the research director, who has discovered a kind ...
Engineer produces free Braille-writer app
Three years ago, Sohan Dharmaraja was a Stanford engineering doctoral candidate in search of his next project when he visited the Stanford Office of Accessible Education, which helps blind and visually challenged ...
Springbank Island archaeology dig underway
The Australian National University (ANU) has begun an archaeological dig on Springbank Island in Canberra's Lake Burley Griffin.