Microsoft's bone-conducting headset helps blind navigate in cities
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.
Soil-free farming prepares next generation for Green Energy future
When Boston College Professor Mike Barnett first got students involved in hydroponics, he couldn't get them to go home.
Research reveals Germans born after the fall of the Berlin Wall suffered from bad parenting
Children born in East Germany shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall suffered from poor parenting from "risk loving" mothers and were 40 per cent more likely to commit crimes as adults according to a new ...
Himalayan Viagra fuels caterpillar fungus gold rush
Overwhelmed by speculators trying to cash-in on a prized medicinal fungus known as Himalayan Viagra, two isolated Tibetan communities have managed to do at the local level what world leaders often fail to ...
Report reveals extent of housing issues facing older people
The State's laws governing family accommodation agreements and enduring powers of attorney urgently need to be changed, according to a new report to be launched on Monday.
Retailers often blind to discrimination and lost business
A blind woman has launched a claim of unlawful discrimination against Coles and its online website. For those of us who are totally blind and working in the disability law space this lawsuit is no surpri ...
Testing the "safety alarm 2.0"
If scientists get their way, we will soon be able to measure grandma's acceleration. If she has a fall, that is.
93 percent of mining, oil and gas, logging, agriculture developments involve inhabited land
In an analysis of almost 73,000 concessions in eight tropical forested countries, more than 93 percent of these developments were found to involve land inhabited by Indigenous Peoples and local communities. According to the ...
Technology provides improved access for disabled voters
A University of Florida researcher's desire to provide citizens with disabilities the same opportunity to vote as everyone else could serve as the catalyst for revolutionizing voter access nationwide.