March 2013

Drones To Be Deployed As Nuclear Fallout Detectors

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed radiation-detection pods that can monitor airborne radiation using drones, without endangering human flight crews.
The "Harvester" system is designed to detect detonations of nuclear weapons.…

Top Eight Reasons People Give Up On Public Transit

Commuters are more likely to stop using public transit when they experience delays they can blame on the transit agency, according to researchers at the University of California Berkeley.
They are more likely to forgive delays caused by traffic,…