Technology

How self-driving cars could shrink parking lots

Informatics
  New U of T Engineering research shows that adoption of self-driving cars — also known as ...

World’s first solar fuels reactor for night passes test at ...

Engineering
International solar thermal energy researchers have successfully tested CONTISOL, a solar reactor that runs on air, able ...

What is a marine GPS and what can you do ...

Engineering
Marine GPS units have been around for quite a while, and they seem to be making a ...

Alaskan microgrids offer energy resilience and independence

Engineering
  The electrical grid in the contiguous United States is a behemoth of interconnected systems. If one ...

World’s first super-microsurgery operation with ‘robot hands’

Engineering
MAASTRICHT, Oct. 2, 2017 – Plastic surgeons at Maastricht University Medical Center have used a robotic device ...

Drones can almost see in the dark

Engineering
To fly safely, drones need to know their precise position and orientation in space at all times. ...

To Improve smartphone privacy, control access to third-party libraries

Informatics
PITTSBURGH– Smartphone apps that share users’ locations, contacts and other sensitive information with third parties often do ...

New software can detect when people text and drive

Informatics
Computer algorithms developed by engineering researchers at the University of Waterloo can accurately determine when drivers are ...

Algorithm uses Instagram posts to advise tourists on attractions most ...

Informatics
Programmers from ITMO University created a computer algorithm that allows tourists to find places of interest that ...

Keychain detector could catch food allergens before it’s too late

Engineering
For kids and adults with food allergies, a restaurant outing can be a fraught experience. Even when ...