Space & Planetary
Most of the research in the area of autonomous aerial refueling (AAR) for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) concerns the verification of the algorithms while the experiments are conducted on the ground. In order to verify the vision system designed for boom approach AAR, researchers built and tested an integrated platform. Real outdoor flight tests and the experimental results verified the feasibility and effectiveness of the binocular vision-based UAVs AAR platform.
- National Natural Science Foundation of China, Aeronautical Science Foundation of China
Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have identified the first potential molecular treatment target for the most common form of pancreatic cancer, which kills more than 90 percent of patients.
- National Institutes of Health
If you're looking for a way to use a computer more efficiently, researchers at the University of Waterloo's David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science may have a solution for you. Master's candidate Jingjie Zheng and Professor Daniel Vogel have recently filed a patent that would allow computer users to trigger different shortcut commands by pressing the same keyboard key with different fingers, hands, or hand postures.
- ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems
Mysterious spectacular mounds found in the earth in tropical wetlands in South America are created by earthworms, researchers have found.
- PLoS ONE
- ECOS/COLCIENCIAS, Centre National de la RechercheScientifique Mission pour l'Interdisciplinarité, National Research Fund of Luxembourg, TOSCAcommittee, Universitaire de France
New research suggests that consumers are more likely to give a positive review if they experience time and space distance before writing a review. In other words, the longer they wait to write a review, the better the evaluation. The same applies for being father away from a service experience.
- Journal of Consumer Psychology
Technology for the removal of satellites from space is to be developed in a €2.8 million project involving the University of Strathclyde.
- European Union