A new methodology developed to monitor traffic flow

The most recent edition of the scientific journal Transportation Research Part B, one of the most recognised in its category, has published the research conducted by Iván Guardiola of the University of Science and Technology ...

Cellular traffic control system mapped for the first time

The transport routes of nutrients and messenger cargos can be compared to the traffic system of a city: A worldwide unique quantitative study of cell biologists of the University of Zurich shows that cells regulate the main ...

Researchers develop antenna capable of remedying malfunction

Researchers from the University of Twente have developed an antenna that can put an end to a malfunction. Developing such an antenna has been possible for some time, but its production was too expensive. Postgraduate student ...

Obama calls for new truck fuel standards

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday ordered officials to start setting new fuel efficiency standards for medium and heavy trucks, wielding his executive power in the fight against climate change.

Car-to-car talk: Hey, look out for that collision! (Update 3)

A car might see a deadly crash coming even if its driver doesn't, the U.S. government says, indicating it will require automakers to equip new vehicles with technology that lets cars warn each other if they're plunging toward ...

Safe navigation for visually impaired persons

Blind and visually impaired persons find it very difficult to move about in unknown environments. The white canes used by them are still the preferred tools for orientation. The project "A Mobility and Navigational Aid for ...

Five new features that could be on your next car

Cameras that check around the car for pedestrians. Radar that stops you from drifting out of your lane. An engine able to turn off automatically at traffic lights to conserve fuel.

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