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Components that self-destruct in 20 seconds
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, May 27, 2015
Recycling obsolete or end of life electronic devices could become a thing of the past after researchers in the US demonstrated how an electronic component could be made to completely destroy itself. ...
Are these the world''s strongest robots?
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, May 18, 2015
Researchers at Stanford University have developed a mini robot which can pull a weight 2000 times heavier than itself - the equivalent of a human being hauling a blue whale. The research gives hope ...
Proud showing for UK teams at VEX World Championships
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, April 22, 2015
Four teams from the UK joined thousands of pupils from across the globe to compete at the 2015 VEX Robotics World Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, performing commendably and doing their country ...
The battery''s quick, the battery''s aluminium
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, April 10, 2015
Researchers have developed an aluminium battery that they say can charge a smartphone almost instantly. The scientists at Stanford University found that after rigorous testing, a prototype aluminium...
Rapid helps sponsor ERIKS engineering awards
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, April 01, 2015
Rapid were delighted to be involved in an award scheme that recognised the achievements of young engineers at Loughborough College. The first ever ERIKS Apprenticeship Awards were presented to appren...
New magnetic material could revolutionise data storage
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, March 25, 2015
A new type of magnetic material has been discovered which could have wide-ranging applications within data storage and transmission. Researchers at Trinity College Dublin have identified an alloy o...
Irish school rises to the challenge at first VEX IQ Final
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, March 23, 2015
Schools from Ireland and London were the inaugural champions of the VEX IQ Challenge UK National Championship, held recently at the Big Bang Fair. VEX IQ is a tool-less robotics platform specificall...
VEX veterans victorious at UK National Final
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, March 19, 2015
The fourth VEX Robotics Competition UK National Championships was a resounding success, with 40 teams from 30 schools battling it out over two days and 150 matches to be crowned UK Champions. The comp...
Making perfect sense - heat & humidity sensors from Sensirion
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, February 25, 2015
Now available from Rapid is a range of high performance Sensirion moisture and temperature digital sensors. Accurate and reliable recording of humidity and temperature is crucial for the safe operati...
Sun rises on new Project Horizon mission
Rapid Electronics - Latest News, February 18, 2015
Rapid is delighted to be sponsoring a school’s mission to capture the moment the sun rises over the Earth’s horizon. It is the third Near Space project that sixth form students from Quee...
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