How can we check the condition of structures that are subjected daily to mechanical stresses? A test building in Switzerland has been outfitted with more than 100 sensors to monitor deterioration caused by load, deformation, and vibration.
A growing number of flight attendants and pilots want answers from airlines about what they say is toxic air on board flights. They argue this is causing serious health damage. Andreas Becker investigated their claims.
Developments in the US and China are eroding Europe's lead in renewable energy. But if the EU could harness the power of the big data, it could increase outputs from wind energy by 20 percent - without much building.
Mexico has been hit by magnitude 6.1 earthquake, according to the country's seismological service. The tremor comes four days after a quake near Mexico City that killed about 300 people.
One person was killed, buildings were destroyed, and hundreds of thousands of homes were left without power. Hermine has weakened into a tropical storm as it heads up the East Coast of the United States.
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