The STEM Six: the best of STEM this week (August 31 2018)
Here are a few of the stories from science, technology, engineering and mathematics that caught our attention over the last week.
An Australian intern in Paris – my time at Air Liquide
It has always been a goal of mine to work overseas, so when I saw an advertisement for an engineering internship in Paris I jumped at the opportunity.
New fixes for old traffic problems
Bringing transport systems into the 21st century means connecting all elements of the network – from the vehicles to the traffic lights, and even the pavements
The STEM Six: the best of STEM this week (July 20 2018)
Our latest STEM story round-up has a strong computing theme, with everything from the world’s longest-surviving computer to using AI to address child poverty.
Six STEM stories to read this week
Catch up on some of the most interesting STEM news from around the world this week.
Using maths to map mines deep underground
New optimisation software, inspired by the complexity of the microchip, could save the mining industry millions
Remote drone surveillance maps horticulture crop health
Drones carrying high-resolution multi-spectral, hyper-spectral and thermal cameras are being used to develop monitoring systems to help growers assess the health of their crops.
Using virtual reality to treat real-world injuries
Biomechanical technology that uses virtual reality can not only help treat injuries, but also prevent them
New command centres control emergency scene data
Sharing data from the multitude of sensors deployed at accident or disaster sites is the aim of a new research collaboration designed to improve the flow of critical information and response of those coordinating emergency services.
Satisfaction score to improve quality of internet search results
With a billion internet queries a day processed by search engines, such as Google and Bing, the amount of data captured about how people search the internet is almost unimaginable.
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