Apple’s latest expansion puts it closer to its biggest rivals

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Apple’s latest expansion puts it closer to its biggest rivals SIPA USA/PA Images Apple is on track to become the largest private employer in Austin, Texas, after announcing plans to invest $1 billion in a new campus less than a mile away…

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Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers track crops

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Bees with tiny sensor backpacks could help farmers track crops Mark Stone/University of Washington Farmers can use drones to monitor their fields, but they have their limits when they can rarely fly for more than 20 to 30 minutes at a time….

2019 BMW M2 Competition: A driver’s car through and through

2019 BMW M2 Competition: A driver’s car through and through

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2019 BMW M2 Competition: A driver’s car through and through Earlier this year, my colleague Jon Wong had a chance to drive the 2019 BMW M2 Competition on a race track in Spain. He came back raving about the car, concluding that,…

What seabirds can tell us about the tide

What seabirds can tell us about the tide

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What seabirds can tell us about the tide When the UK’s Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) set out to tag razorbills, their aim was to track their behaviour and movements along the coast of North Wales. The tag data…

Keyto breath analyzer promises to keep your keto diet on track

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Keyto breath analyzer promises to keep your keto diet on track Keyto The low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet has become increasingly popular in recent years. Keyto is looking to capitalize on the dietary trend by launching a smart breath analyzer and accompanying mobile…

The ‘Proving Grounds’ track gives every car a chance to be a winner

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The ‘Proving Grounds’ track gives every car a chance to be a winner The Nurburgring track is the de facto bar for testing cars. Lamborghinis, Porsches, and Ferraris all fly around the asphalt altar and post impressive numbers. It’s built for insanely…

Silent and Simple Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Moving Parts

Silent and Simple Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Moving Parts

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Silent and Simple Ion Engine Powers a Plane with No Moving Parts Behind a thin white veil separating his makeshift lab from joggers at a Massachusetts Institute of Technology indoor track, aerospace engineer Steven Barrett recently test-flew the first-ever airplane powered with…

Google Maps keeps track of your conversations with local businesses

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Google Maps keeps track of your conversations with local businesses NurPhoto via Getty Images Last year, Google began rolling out a feature that let users message businesses through their Google profiles. Now, it’s integrating that feature into Google Maps. Any messages you’ve…

Roborace won’t use a fully driverless car for its first season

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Roborace won’t use a fully driverless car for its first season Roborace Roborace has long talked of completely driverless cars hitting the track when its first season gets underway, but the company has had a change of heart. CEO (and Formula E…

The Science of Falling Walls

The Science of Falling Walls

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The Science of Falling Walls Special Report Special Report Berlin conference spotlights world-shaping science Neuroscience The hippocampus appears to keep track of social dynamics just as it tracks us moving physically through real spaces October 31, 2018 — Daniela Schiller Engineering You…

‘Pokémon Go’ will track your activity without launching the app

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‘Pokémon Go’ will track your activity without launching the app Niantic Pokémon Go has encouraged more than a few people to step up their physical exercise, and Niantic wants to reward that. It’s launching an Adventure Sync feature in its augmented reality…

Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells

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Artificial intelligence aids automatic monitoring of single molecules in cells To understand the mechanisms by which molecules act in cells, or the effects of drugs on them, it would be ideal to be able to track individual molecules, including where in the…

Researchers develop 3D printed objects that can track their own use

Researchers develop 3D printed objects that can track their own use

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Researchers develop 3D printed objects that can track their own use Researchers at the University of Washington have been developing a way for 3D-printed plastic objects to transmit data without the need for embedded batteries or electronics. Last year, they showed how…

Protein dynamics: Molecular machines at work

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Protein dynamics: Molecular machines at work Researchers have used a special fluorescence-based imaging technique to track the shape changes that occur when pore proteins in the cell membrane export molecules into the extracellular medium. Continue reading . . . {authorlink} https://www.sciencedaily.com/rss/top/environment.xml Top…

The next Windows 10 update is focused on your phone

The next Windows 10 update is focused on your phone

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The next Windows 10 update is focused on your phone With the last Windows 10 release, in April, Microsoft introduced Timeline, a new way to keep track of what — and when — you’re working on specific files and websites. Now the company its…