Behavior modeling and verification of MA of CTCS-3 using AADL

Successful technologies weave themselves into the fabric of society and essentially slip from our consciousness, as have embedded control systems. Systems with embedded computing units that interact with the physical world, ...

Orb-weaving spiders living in urban areas may be larger

A common orb-weaving spider may grow larger and have an increased ability to reproduce when living in urban areas, according to a study published August 20, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Elizabeth Lowe from ...

Satellite system makes eagle spotting a doddle in Scotland

Monitoring natural resources, biodiversity and wildlife data is crucial for economic and ecological sustainability. But in areas that are hard to reach, monitoring becomes a problem. In Scotland, for example rare eagles and ...

Stem cells on the road to specialization

Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have gained new insight into how both early embryonic cells and embryonic stem cells are directed into becoming specialised cell types, like pancreatic and liver cells. The results ...

First precise MEMS output measurement technique unveiled

The commercial application of MEMS, or micro-electro-mechanical systems, will receive a major boost today following the presentation of a brand new way to accurately measure the power requirements and outputs of all existing ...

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