Tag Archives: Matthew Stock

10Jul/17

Vision algorithms teaching drones to ‘see’

Swiss-based scientists are developing computer vision algorithms to help drones ‘see’ and understand their environment. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

02May/17

Vulture vision study reveals raptor-like hunting ability

Researchers find that white-headed vultures have a surprisingly predatory foraging technique, and could explain why they’re less prone to flying into man-made objects like wind turbines. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

13Feb/17

Hormone injection sparks love and sex regions in brain

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, researchers discover the hormone kisspeptin can enhance activity in brain regions associated with sexual arousal and romantic love. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

20Nov/16
Professor Kevin Verstrepen from the University of Leuven and VIB Center For Microbiology

Create the perfect beer using genetics

Scientists are using modern genetic technology to breed yeast strains that promote the best brewing characteristics — in the quest for the perfect beer. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

24Nov/15

Scientists on quest for friction-free oil

BP is using molecular science to create new fuels and lubricants to reduce engine friction that in turn leads to CO2 increases. Matthew Stock reports. Continue reading

10Aug/15

Electronic skin sensors to control mobile gadgets

iSkin prototype uses flexible, stretchable, silicone stickers as skin-worn, touch sensors for mobile computing. Matthew Stock reports.
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