Startup Uses Drones, 3D Technology To 'Harden' California Homes Against WildfiresPeople who live in areas prone to wildfire are coming under increased pressure to create a defensible space around their homes. Now, a startup company is using drones and 3D technology to make that task a lot easier.
'The Response Is Insane': Animal Shelter Uses Tinder To Help Pets Find Their 'Purrfect Match'An animal shelter in Germany is using a popular dating app in a new approach to find homes for abandoned pets.
Aerospace Startup Plans To Revive Commercial Supersonic Air Travel 'For Everybody'There could be a new and faster way to fly by the end of this decade. Boom Supersonic, an aerospace startup, is promising planes that travel faster than the speed of sound.
California Researchers Develop Wildfire Modeling System To Help Fight Fires SmarterWildfires in Northern California have been destructive this season, but they have also been informative for fire weather researchers at San Jose State University.
University Rolls Out Autonomous Robots To Deliver Food To Hungry StudentsIt’s the start of fall semester and the University of Kentucky is full of students, faculty and...robots. It's part of a new delivery service that's causing quite a stir on UK's campus in Lexington.
New App Allows Parents To Track Their Child's School Bus In Real TimeAs students headed back to the classroom, those familiar yellow buses have taken to the roadways again. But the days of long waits at the bus stop are over in one Texas school district.
Kid-Friendly Debit Cards Designed To Teach 'Financial Literacy' While Parents Monitor TransactionsMillions of parents give their children an allowance. For decades it was paid in cash, but the technology behind kid-friendly debit cards are giving families a new option.
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.
'It's A Very Special Experience': Design Student Uses 'Sonic Seasoning' To Enhance Food FlavorAn art student in England is making music with food, inspired by watching Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR) cooking videos.