air pollution, study, traffic, transport

Is Traffic-Related Air Pollution Killing Us?

It’s summer getaway season. According to AAA, two-thirds of American families are taking a summer vacation this year, and more than half of us are planning a road trip. But is the traffic-related air pollution caused by our road trips, as well as our daily commuting, having a negative impact on our health? Traffic-related air ...

Troy Oakes

Heavy traffic in New York City.

Ultrafast Laser Beam Steering for Autonomous Cars

Researchers at Purdue University and Stanford University believe they have found a novel laser light sensing technology that is more robust and less expensive than currently available, with a wide range of uses, including a way to guide fully autonomous vehicles. The researchers say their innovation is orders of magnitude faster than conventional leading-edge laser beam steering devices that ...

Troy Oakes

Laser beam steering.