Full-text search Fulltext search 10 Resultate Study: Reducing the carbon footprint of houses and cars also saves money It is possible to reduce the carbon footprint attributable to driving and housing while saving money at the same time. This has been determined by researchers from the “Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies” (BEST) competence center in Wieselburg, Austria. Staff too old? Robots step in As the population gets older, automation increases. That's what a new study by MIT and Boston University shows. For the climate: cycling like the Danes Danes cycle about 1.6 kilometres every day. If everyone cycled that much, 414 tonnes of carbon dioxide could be saved every year. That is equivalent to the UK's annual CO2 emissions. Video games: Good for the brain? Video games may have a positive impact on the development of children's cognitive skills, contrary to popular belief. Mitigating the effects of global warming with moon dust In a recent study, US scientists suggest using moon dust to combat global warming, since lunar dust shields a lot of sunlight with little mass. Other experts are critical of this method. A high-tech honeycomb for bees A new high-tech honeycomb makes it possible to study bee colonies. The hive robot developed by EPFL researchers should provide new insights into the survival of pollinators. Does the weather influence the success of pop music? A study involving the Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Empirical Aesthetics suggests that the weather influences the Top 10 charts. AI beats human player at StarCraft II The artificial intelligence AlphaStar has beaten the best human players at the computer game StarCraft II. According to a study, the system developed by Google’s development forge DeepMind scored better than 99.8 percent of active human gamers. “Quick eye” improved da Vinci’s sketches and paintings According to a Swiss study, Leonardo da Vinci had superior vision, which allowed him to observe even the individual beats of a dragonfly’s wings.