Search results for internet of things

Social Sciences Oct 22, 2020

Millions under lockdown on wrong side of digital divide

Research by the University of Liverpool's Professor Simeon Yates, on behalf of Good Things Foundation, reveals that millions of people are facing tougher regional lockdowns on the wrong side of the digital divide.

Space Exploration Oct 22, 2020

The science behind life in space on 'Away'

Do you feel like you've been locked in a small room for months on end, isolated from the people that you love? Welcome to Netflix's "Away" and the bubble of five scientists on the world's first manned mission to Mars.

Education Oct 19, 2020

Showcasing successful women's STEM achievements, a social vaccine against gender stereotypes

According to data published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), female participation in the labor market has risen over the past 35 years, with women now accounting for 52.5% of the total ...

Ecology Oct 23, 2020

Crisis in the Galapagos: Chinese fishing fleets and COVID-19 threaten a natural wonder

Just south of the Galapagos' Marchena Island, there's a dive spot known by locals as the "fish arena."

Social Sciences Oct 23, 2020

COVID-19 has shone a light on the millennia-old balance between public and private worship

As religious services went online to protect congregants from the coronavirus, a paradox emerged: Worshipers were connected via the internet to a potentially wide community, but it felt like a more private affair.

Nanomaterials Oct 05, 2020

Development of haptic touch sensor that works by static electricity

Super-micro, low-power sensors and devices that can send and receive signals and information anytime, anywhere will become an integral part of people's lives in a hyper-connected world driven by the Internet of Things (IoT). ...

Economics & Business Oct 12, 2020

A circular economy could save the world's economy post-COVID-19

The World's economy is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with many industries under threat. A group of researchers from the UK, Malaysia, Nigeria, UAE and Japan, led by WMG, University of Warwick have concluded ...

Plants & Animals Oct 13, 2020

Treeswift's autonomous robots take flight to save forests

Forests cover 30% of the Earth's landmass, but that number is on the decline. Despite forests' crucial role in conserving wildlife and processing carbon dioxide, many are threatened by deforestation and wildfires. Complicating ...

Social Sciences Sep 29, 2020

Digital technologies will help build resilient communities after the coronavirus pandemic

Amid the horrific public health and economic fallout from a fast-moving pandemic, a more positive phenomenon is playing out: COVID-19 has provided opportunities to businesses, universities and communities to become hothouses ...

Space Exploration Sep 29, 2020

Satcom to foster resilient digital systems

Telecommunications are becoming increasingly crucial to our society, economy and security. ESA is supporting the European satellite communication industry's efforts to identify how to meet future worldwide demands for more ...

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