Archive May 2015

NASA awards Boeing commercial space contract

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NASA has recently awarded Boeing a $4.2 billion Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) contract that would allow commercial passengers to be taken into space. The spacecraft will be able to...

New report warns of PhD studentship culture

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A new report, joint-published by Institute of Physics and Royal Astronomical Society, has warned that the culture around studying for a PhD must change in order to better prepare students...

New proposal suggests storing hydrogen could help meet UK’s future power needs

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A new report by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI), titled Hydrogen – The role of hydrogen storage in a clean responsive power system, proposes that by storing hydrogen in salt...

Scientists test new electrode implants that enable movement for quadriplegics

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Researchers from California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the University of Southern California (USC) and Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center have used electrode implants to enable a quadriplegic to use...

Manufacturing industry calls for early UK referendum on EU

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EEF, the UK manufacturing trade body, has called on Prime Minister David Cameron to hold a referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU at the earliest possible moment. The...

British designer promoted to chief design officer at Apple

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Jony Ive, who was previously senior vice president of design at the technology company, has been promoted to his new role as chief design officer today. Ive, who was born...