News tagged with autonomous vehicle

Ensuring the safety of offshore carbon storage

Carbon dioxide is an essential part of our atmosphere, but industrial and commercial activities over the past 150 years have seen CO2 emissions rise to problematic levels. EU-funded research is examining how to capture the ...

dateOct 20, 2017 in Environment
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When solar-powered drones meet Arctic glaciers

Solar-powered flying platforms have yet to prove their real-world applicability outside of targeted demonstrations. Monitoring glaciers in polar regions is in pole position to become a primary application, as the midnight ...

dateOct 19, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Autonomous cars head for the Big Apple

Autonomous vehicles are already navigating the verdant hills of Pittsburgh and cruising the pitched avenues of San Francisco. They may soon be tested by the chaos of downtown Manhattan, where pedestrians, taxis, buses and ...

dateOct 17, 2017 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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