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UK research aims for pervasive mobile robotics
The Engineer, 21 hours ago
Scientists are developing mobile robotic systems with situational awareness for use in sectors including space, defence and agriculture.
Talking drones to improve airspace safety
The Engineer, February 28, 2015
Researchers in Australia have developed a drone that talks with air traffic controllers.
Wearable motion tracker has multiple applications
The Engineer, February 26, 2015
A technology best known for animating characters in games and films is now changing how human movement is studied in research and industry.
Technology will help architects 3D print concrete moulds
The Engineer, February 26, 2015
A giant 3D printer capable of producing moulds up to the size of a phone box will allow architects to bring their creativity to life through the creation of freeform concrete designs.
Graphene targets cancer stem cells
The Engineer, February 25, 2015
Scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells.?
World''s first biofuel from whisky residues aim for lead in ?100m market
The Engineer, February 25, 2015
A Scottish company has revived a defunct fermentation technology to create biofuel from the residues of whisky production.?
Ultrasensitive UV detector for early fire warning
The Engineer, February 25, 2015
Researchers have created a ultra-violet light detector that is 10,000 times more sensitive to UV light than a traditional zinc oxide detector, paving the way for improved fire and gas detection.
Home kidney disease monitoring with ?10 device
The Engineer, February 25, 2015
A new ?10 medical device that combines nanotechnology with a pregnancy test-style kit could allow day-to-day monitoring of kidney disease by patients in their own homes.
Titanium folding bike heads for crowd funding
The Engineer, February 25, 2015
A?start up in Canada has designed?Helix, a bicycle claimed to be smaller, lighter, safer and easier to use than any other folding bike in the world.
Spring studies receive ?5.3m to develop assistive and rehabilitative devices
The Engineer, February 24, 2015
A prosthetic hand that provides sensory feedback is one of three projects to share ?5.3m in funding to develop assistive and rehabilitative devices.
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