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Aug 7, 2013

Do you know that drones, also called unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), have practical applications that have nothing to do with weapons or espionage? No? Here are a few to consider.

Jeremy Roschelle Mar 12, 2013

Findings show that technology can increase students’ understanding of math concepts, but only as part of a more comprehensive learning approach—one that also includes curricular content and teacher professional development.

Nov 20, 2013

There's a growing movement for travel to include healthy activities and options. SRI International, working with the Global Spa and Wellness Summit, has for the first time conducted an extensive study to define Wellness Tourism and to measure the size of the market.

Rich Mahoney Mar 4, 2013

Rich Mahoney's list of nine emerging robotics companies to watch.

Stephen MorairtyStephen Morairty Jul 26, 2013

Researchers in SRI's Center for Neuroscience are searching for a biomarker that could help diagnose neurodegenerative diseases years before symptoms appear and brain damage is already extensive.

William JeffreyWilliam Jeffrey Nov 7, 2016

It is gratifying to look back on 70 years of innovation at SRI and to reflect on the high-impact solutions that our independent, nonprofit research institute has brought to the world. Although the world has changed dramatically since our founding in 1946, there is a thread that weaves through SRI’s...

Sara Vasquez, Ximena DominguezSara Vasquez, Ximena Dominguez Apr 4, 2016

In the education field, it’s a widely held notion that learning mathematics early in childhood is essential to ensure children’s school readiness. However, research suggests that children from economically disadvantaged communities often do not have the same opportunities to develop key...

Jennifer W. YuJennifer W. Yu May 20, 2013

DSM-5’s new Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis is a significant change that can lead to more individualized diagnostic approaches for people with ASD. It may increase the sensitivity and clarity of clinicians’ diagnoses as they consider the needs, symptoms, and severity of each patient.

Roy KornbluhRoy Kornbluh Mar 24, 2015

When people think about robotics today, they tend to think of hard and rigid metal structures driven by powerful motors. Many robots do in fact have hard structures (not to mention hard and rigid actuators, sensors and grippers), which can make them heavy, slow, inefficient, expensive, and...

Rich MahoneyRich Mahoney Dec 10, 2015

Another transformational robotic technology from SRI is being brought to market.