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  • ETH mathematicians facilitate rescue at sea

    at the University of Zurich develop extremely agile drones Short News ETH mathematicians facilitate rescue at sea algorithm mathematics sea sea rescue Researchers have developed a method of calculation that speeds up the search for

    ETH mathematicians facilitate rescue at sea
  • Deep learning results in particularly sexist AI systems

    among other things with sexist prejudices. Researchers from the Austrian city of Linz have found that the results of search engines that use deep learning exhibit an exceptionally strong sexist bias. Discrimination by algorithms has been

    Deep learning results in particularly sexist AI systems
  • Researchers develop robotic ants with swarm intelligence

    them to jump vertically and horizontally, over obstacles, and run across different types of terrain. A swarm for search and rescue missions Just like ants in a colony, the tribots in the swarm fulfill different roles: As scouts that

    Researchers develop robotic ants with swarm intelligence
  • A supersonic comeback

    Burning through 25,680 Liters of fuel per hour at Mach 2, the plane guzzled about a ton of fuel for each of its 100 seats – but on average, every second seat was empty. In their last three years, each of the 14 in service often flew at

    A supersonic comeback
  • An alpine battleship as a modern data bunker?

    been repurposed as cheese warehouses, museums, data bunkers – and many are no longer in use at all. But why? On a search for answers in the Furggels fortification, the largest “mountain battleship” in eastern Switzerland. Switzerland is

    An alpine battleship as a modern data bunker?
  • Are electrically driven ships viable?

    without emissions. The report, which is based on external studies and interviews with experts, focuses on the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. However, the prerequisite for the technologies to be investigated in the report was that they must

    Are electrically driven ships viable?
  • Tangible inventions in the world of tech, science and creative industries

    drones to respond much faster than if they were controlled by a human pilot. ETH mathematicians facilitate rescue at sea Researchers have developed a method of calculation that speeds up the search for people in distress at sea. Their new

  • The enchantress of numbers

    than if they were controlled by a human pilot. December 11, 2020 Short News ETH mathematicians facilitate rescue at sea Researchers have developed a method of calculation that speeds up the search for people in distress at sea. Their new

    The enchantress of numbers
  • Negative emissions: Major breakthrough or empty promise?

    to a neutral carbon footprint, the scale would have to be increased by several orders of magnitude. In their search for new weapons to combat global warming, scientists are eyeing Iceland in the far north of Europe. There, a special

    Negative emissions: Major breakthrough or empty promise?
  • An end to flight shame

    Airlines. In 2022 a similar aviation biofuel refinery will be commissioned in the Netherlands. In Delfzijl on the North Sea, Sky NRG plans to produce 100,000 metric tons of fuel a year, three quarters of which is to be purchased by the KLM

    An end to flight shame
  • University of Zurich teaches drones tricks

    of quadrocopters to master maneuvers such as the Matty Flip or the Power Loop is “also beneficial during conventional search and rescue missions”. A drone that is able to perform such acrobatic maneuvers can be much more efficient: “It can

    University of Zurich teaches drones tricks
  • Creation of the first ever levitated massive particle with quantum properties

    possible with particles, which have a much higher density. The reason is the strong bond between atoms that are firmly seated in the crystalline lattice and that move in unison, says Markus Aspelmeyer from the Faculty of Physics at the

    Creation of the first ever levitated massive particle with quantum properties
  • The man with the robotic arm

    This has a great deal to do with respect for the human body. In any case, I am glad that we are still in the driver's seat and that it is not the technology that dictates what we should do. The Briton Neil Harbisson had an antenna embedded in

    The man with the robotic arm
  • “Autonomous driving will be a revolution”

    self-driving shuttle bus has been in operation in the Swiss municipality of Neuhausen am Rheinfall. The vehicle has 11 seats and is integrated into the public transport system. There is always an accompanying person on board. The bus travels in

    “Autonomous driving will be a revolution”
  • Scrubbers with an artificial brain

    common: At first glance, they are indistinguishable from a conventional ride-on floor cleaning machine, with a driver seat and a steering wheel. One has to take a closer look to notice the optical sensors; the most auspicious indicator for

    Scrubbers with an artificial brain
  • “The ability to feed the subconscious is essential”

    this is where the chair molecule meets the dynamite molecule – combined, this results in the idea of the ejection seat. If you always think of the chair as furniture, you would never come up with such a concept. In your opinion, what are

    “The ability to feed the subconscious is essential”
  • The power resides in its skin

    when they shift gears» says Reggiani, and acts out this body motion in his office chair that was built from a bucket seat for a racing car. Side view of the Terzo Millenio Lamborghini But even this increase in driving comfort is a somewhat

    The power resides in its skin
  • ANNA - the black box that saves lives

    Precisely. ANNA is an artificial intelligence that helps diagnose prostate cancer. How exactly does she work? ANNA searches for patterns in ultrasound images (TRUS) that are indicative of cancer. We trained her using scans that show positive

    ANNA - the black box that saves lives
  • Flying wind power plants to generate energy at great heights

    would be particularly suitable for generating electricity in remote areas. Anyone who has flown a kite at the seaside during a summer holiday is well aware of the power with which the wind tugs on it. Scientists working with Rolf

    Flying wind power plants to generate energy at great heights
  • Researchers at the University of Zurich develop extremely agile drones

    of applications for drones – for example for goods deliveries, passenger transport, aerial photography, and even search and rescue missions. “But the ability of robots to reliably detect obstacles approaching them also plays a crucial

    Researchers at the University of Zurich develop extremely agile drones

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