A 'Historic Book Odour Wheel' has been developed to document and archive the aroma associated with old books. Researchers created the wheel as part of an experiment in which they asked visitors to St. Paul's Cathedral's Dean and Chapter library in London to characterize its smell.
A team of scientists has demonstrated how ocean winds can generate spontaneous rogue waves, the first step to predicting the potentially dangerous phenomena.
Driverless cars are hitting the headlines across the globe but for the foreseeable future we will still have drivers. The pressure then is how might some of the safety features of driverless cars be incorporated into conventional vehicles? Researchers from India describe a real-time automatic obstacle detection and alert system for driver assistance.