The data constantly collected and reported by smartphones can find numerous applications. An SNSF-funded project devoted to crowdsensing has found ways to improve privacy and localisation accuracy as well as reduce the impact on hardware.
Haute couture can be credited for enhancing more than catwalks and red carpets. New research from UC Berkeley suggests that the 3D or “stereoscopic” vision of dressmakers is as sharp as their needles.
Educational attainment is a national priority because it creates both economic and personal gains: higher incomes, better individual and family health and deeper civic engagement. U.S. college enrollments are increasing, suggesting greater educational attainment; however, national college completion rates are lagging behind other developed nations. Recent research suggests that U.S. college students could succeed if they are encouraged to develop a sense of belonging, a growth mindset and salient personal goals and values, according to a new national report co-authored by a Rice University psychology professor.
A project supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) aims to find new materials which can be used in rechargeable batteries and eventually provide alternatives to the current lithium batteries. Lithium-based batteries have several drawbacks, such as the limited availability of the raw material itself as well as the numerous safety issues, which are primarily associated with the use of a flammable liquid compound. This problem has been exemplified by the recurrence of exploding mobile phones.
The common cold occurring regularly, flu and frequent infections can all be a sign of a weakened immunity, where factors such as stress a lack of sleep, poor diet and zinc deficiency can contribute to a weakened immune response, hence simple adjustments to a healthier lifestyle could immensely benefit in fixing a weaker immunity. To reap the maximum benefits organic food should be selected when possible. Here are 7 foods you can add to your diet to strengthen your immune system.
A little empathy can go a long way toward ending infectious disease outbreaks.
China’s severe winter air pollution problems may be worsened by changes in atmospheric circulation prompted by Arctic sea ice loss and increased Eurasian snowfall – both caused by global climate change.
The inability to get a good nights sleep can result in a series of ailments which include a weakened immunity, weight gain, poor concentration, cognitive decline, skin aging and many others. Sleep deprivation quite often occurs as a result of shift work and irregular sleep patterns and stress. Here are 5 ways that could possibly help you get a better nights sleep.