Peacock's train is not such a drag
The magnificent plumage of the peacock may not be quite the sacrifice to love that it appears to be, University of Leeds researchers have discovered.
Lockheed Martin advances live, virtual, constructive training in flight test
Lockheed Martin has taken another step forward in live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training during a flight demonstration at the company's Aeronautics facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Integrating live, virtual and constructive ...
New benchmarks for rail incident investigators to improve rail safety
Rail safety will be improved across Australia as operators move to adopt the first national benchmarks to ensure the competency of rail incident investigators.
Best way to train farm dogs has lessons for all dog training
Dogs provided with the best living conditions and kinder training methods are giving the best results in the workplace, according to a new study of farm dogs from the University of Sydney's Faculty of Veterinary Science.
Greater safety and security at Europe's train stations
When a suspicious individual fleas on a bus or by train, then things usually get tough for the police. This is because the security systems of the various transportation companies and security services are ...
Help wanted: Principals who love change
Training principals for new roles is key to U.S. Department of Education school reforms, according to a new report by SMU researchers. But insufficient training and support for principals to meet the new expectations is leading ...
Can magnetically levitating trains run at 3,000km/h?
Trains that use magnets to levitate above the tracks might sound like something from Back to the Future, but the concept of magnetic levitation has been around for many years. Maglev trains, which use this ...
Security guard industry lacks standards, training
Despite playing a more important role in the wake of 9/11, the security guard industry remains plagued by inadequate training and standards in many states, indicates new research by Michigan State University criminologists.
NSA finds no emails from Snowden about wrongdoing
The National Security Agency says so far it can't find any emails from former systems analyst Edward Snowden complaining about wrongdoing or abuse regarding U.S. surveillance programs.
Engineers find way to build a tunnel under the Bosporus Strait
The two young women are ready for the big moment. With their backs turned toward the rails, they're holding their cell phones in position and standing arm in arm on the platform at the Üsküdar train station. ...
Prioritising trains next?
A new tool could put a delayed train back on schedule. The Traffic Control Centre in Stavanger in Norway is currently testing the tool that will provide an optimum solution in just a few seconds.
A course correction for transportation thinking
Time spent commuting is usually considered time wasted. At least that's how transportation planners think of it, and it stands true whether you're stuck in bumper-to-bumper traffic, soaring through the skies ...
'Motivation enhancement' key for success in job training programs, study says
(Phys.org) —Freshly minted college graduates, take note: Buying a new suit may be No. 1 on your list for landing that first big job, but new research shows picking the right job training program could give ...
Satellites helping to modernise railways
Satellites will soon make train travel safer by improving how the networks are controlled in remote areas where ground equipment is too costly.