News tagged with modelling

Finding a lethal parasite's vulnerabilities

An estimated 100 million people around the world are infected with Strongyloides stercoralis, a parasitic nematode, yet it's likely that many don't know it. The infection can persist for years, usually only causing mild symptoms. ...

dateDec 15, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Bicycles reacting to speed for stable cycling

A Dutch consortium including the University of Twente developed an electrical bicycle that prevents elderly people from falling. The smart assistive bicycle, called SOFIE, increases stability by via drive-off assistance and ...

dateDec 15, 2017 in Engineering
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Making climate models simple

For many years, climate change has been a looming threat on the minds of infrastructure engineers. But recently, this threat has become much more apparent to the general public. Many effects of climate change can be damaging ...

dateDec 14, 2017 in Environment
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