Ford to support car-sharing with program for buyers
Ford Motor is launching a test program for customers in six US cities and London to lease their cars in the growing car-sharing market.
Microalgae produced on a commercial scale
Many products, including food supplements, cosmetics and biodiesel, are made from substances derived from microalgae. A fully automated pilot plant operated by Fraunhofer in Leuna is capable of producing ...
Pilot study reports on the career paths of doctorate holders
ESF has just published a report on a pilot study of the career paths of post-doctorates and doctorate alumni from five research funding and research performing organisations: AXA Research Fund, France, Fonds National de la ...
Image: View from an F-15D
NASA pilot Jim Less and photographer Jim Ross pull their F-15D #897 aircraft away from a KC-135 refueling tanker. NASA is supporting the Edwards Air Force Base F-15 program with safety and photo chase expertise.
US to review pilot mental health issues after Germanwings crash
US aviation regulators announced on Wednesday a study of the mental health of US airline pilots in the wake of the Germanwings and Malaysia Airlines disasters.
How a hacker could hijack a plane from their seat
Reports that a cybersecurity expert successfully hacked into an aeroplane's control system from a passenger seat raises many worrying questions for the airline industry. ...
SolaRoad cycle path electricity yield exceeds expectations
Dozens of American Airlines flights delayed by map glitch
More than 50 American Airlines flights have been delayed in the past two days by a glitch in navigation-map software loaded on pilots' iPads.
Switzerland to test drone postal deliveries
Switzerland's postal service is to start testing deliveries by drone, a spokesman for Swiss Post said Sunday.
NASA image: Mission Control, Houston, April 13, 1970
Apollo 13, NASA's third crewed mission to the moon, launched on April 11, 1970. Two days later, on April 13, while the mission was en route to the moon, a fault in the electrical system of one of the Service ...
Mass beaching fuels 'unscientific' Japan quake fears
The mass beaching of more than 150 melon-headed whales on Japan's shores has fuelled fears of a repeat of a seemingly unrelated event in the country—the devastating 2011 undersea earthquake that killed ...
More than 130 dolphins beach in Japan
More than 130 melon-headed whales, a member of the dolphin family usually found in the deep ocean, beached in Japan on Friday, sparking frantic efforts by locals and coastguards to save them.
Microsoft starts program to hire workers with autism
US technology giant Microsoft has launched a pilot program to hire autistic workers at its headquarters in Washington state.
German pilots' doctors urge more tests in light of crash
German aviation industry doctors said Tuesday that pilots should undergo more extensive medical checks in the wake of the Germanwings crash in the French Alps that killed 150 people.