The SciPol Science Library provides quick, straightforward explanations of science topics that come up frequently in policy. Start here to learn more about the fundamental science underlying the latest policy developments.
Describes individual advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) currently available and under development that form the foundation for autonomous vehicle technology.Read More
A process in which increased use of some prescription drugs causes microorganisms to undergo genetic changes that make them unresponsive to these medications, leaving some diseases more difficult to treat and leading to a global health crisis.Read More
Summarizes the key software and hardware required to operate an automated vehicle.Read More
Artificial intelligence (AI) encompasses a multidisciplinary research field whose goal is to design and build machines that demonstrate “intelligence” (see Defining AI section below).
Describes the methods used by autonomous driving systems to make and execute navigation decisions based on sensor data.Read More
Summarizes the sources and uses of data related to autonomous driving.Read More
Augments physical and cognitive human abilities by linking brain activity to external devices.Read More
Provides an overview of systems that allow vehicles to communicate with infrastructure and other road users.Read More
Facilitates precise, inexpensive, and easily programmable editing of genomic DNA.Read More
Examines the details and developments of energy storage systems, especially with regards to their ability to solve many of the problems facing electrical grids today.
Sets guidelines aimed at reducing genetic discrimination in employment and health insurance.Read More
Summarizes key designs and challenges for autonomous vehicle human machine interfaces.Read More