Researchers Offer Tips On How To 'Disaster Proof' Homes During Fire And Hurricane SeasonsWildfires continue to rage in the western half of the country and hurricane season has already caused widespread devastation from the Gulf Coast to the Eastern Seaboard. But researchers say there are ways to protect homes before disaster strikes.
Google Self-Driving Spinoff Waymo Starts Testing Jaguar Robotaxi In San FranciscoWaymo, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc, the parent company of the Silicon Valley-based search-engine giant Google, is expanding its autonomous ride-hailing service to San Francisco.
Solar-Powered Jeeps Offer Tourists A Quieter, Cleaner Safari In Kenyan ReserveAs electric vehicles take over the streets, they're proving to be popular off-road, too. The eco-friendly jeeps are giving tourists in Africa quieter and cleaner safaris.
Researchers Use Mobile Robot Dog 'Spot' To Monitor Progress At Construction SitesResearchers at Virginia Tech are unleashing a mobile robot dog to help collect data at construction sites.
University Techs Rewire Toys For Kids With Disabilities To Make Them Easier To UseA technology program at the University of South Carolina is making toys accessible for kids with disabilities in more ways than one.
'It's The Future': Out-Of-Work Public Housing Residents Trained To Install Solar Panels On RooftopsMany Americans who lost work during the pandemic are considering new careers. A ground breaking environmental program is giving people a helping hand, with free training for green jobs.
'Robot, Stand Up': Engineer Builds Robotic Exoskeleton To Help Wheelchair-Bound Son WalkA father in France is harnessing his robotics know-how to help his wheelchair-bound son walk. And the pair hope their creation will help others move again.
University Students Search For Creative Ways To Repurpose Plexiglass Barriers As Pandemic WanesAs the number of coronavirus cases continue to decline, the days may be numbered for those plexiglass barriers you see just about everywhere. But some students at Iowa State University are coming up with creative ways to keep them out of landfills.
Dementia-Friendly 'Apartment' Showcases Technology, Designs For Helping Loved Ones With Alzheimer’sWelcome to "The Apartment," a full-scale model of a home in New York City designed by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to show how technology and innovative design ideas can help people living with dementia.
Bladeless Wind Turbines Could Be The Future Of Green EnergyA new type of wind turbine could revolutionize how we power our homes while solving a lot of the issues of traditional windmills.
'Gotta Go Out West': High School Seniors Convert School Bus Into RV For Post-Pandemic Cross-Country Road TripAfter being stuck at home for most of the school year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, two high school students in Pennsylvania had an overwhelming desire to get out and explore the country.