Aviation agency unveils messaging system to reduce delays
A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays ...
US pushes pedal on car-to-car communication
Engineers have known for some time that if cars could only "talk" to each other, they could avoid a lot of accidents.
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. ...
St. Louis Fed says research section hacked
The St. Louis branch of the Federal Reserve Bank has acknowledged that hackers manipulated settings on its website for research data, but that the central bank itself was not compromised.
Google self-driving car coming around the corner
A white Lexus cruised along a road near the Google campus, braking for pedestrians and scooting over in its lane to give bicyclists ample space.
US cyber commander says hackers to 'pay a price'
The US strategy of "deterrence" for cyber-attacks could involve a wide range or responses, potentially including the use of conventional weapons, the nation's top cyber-warrior said Monday.
Engineers develop new sensor to detect tiny individual nanoparticles
Nanoparticles, engineered materials about a billionth of a meter in size, are around us every day. Although they are tiny, they can benefit human health, as in some innovative early cancer treatments, but ...
Michigan team finds security flaws in traffic lights
Reinventing wireless, pCell aims for full-speed mobile data (w/ video)
Study confirms highways are bad news for several bat species
Proba-V maps world air traffic from space
As ESA's Proba-V works quietly on its main task of monitoring vegetation growth across Earth, the minisatellite is also picking up something from a little higher: signals from thousands of aircraft.
Smarter programming of stoplights could improve efficiency of urban traffic
Sitting in traffic during rush hour is not just frustrating for drivers; it also adds unnecessary greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere.
Small signaling molecule gives green light for cell division
Generating offspring is the evolutionary goal of all living organisms. The multiplication of individual cells is coordinated by the cell cycle. For the discovery of how this process is regulated in eukaryotes ...
Japanese LED traffic lights just too cool when snow falls
Energy-saving LED traffic lights seemed like a cool way to cut back on electricity costs, but Japanese police said Monday they might just be too cool—because they don't melt snow.