Archive August 2015

“Gaming drones” controlled by your smartphone to be introduced by the end of the year

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The devices will hopefully be shipped to customers for the first time in December, if the German creators reach their funding target from online donations. The drones can be controlled...

London’s low-emission zone fails to improve air quality

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Frank Kelly, from King’s College London, says that for the first 3 years the low emission zone was in effect, there has been no change in the capital’s air quality....

Biomedical device clipped to nose developed for soldiers in battle

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Cambridge Design Partnership has developed a wearable biomedical device that measures heart rate and respiration, designed to monitor multiple trauma patients in battlefield and disaster situations. The First Response Monitor...

Start of 3D biomaterials research project

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Led by scientists at the University of Nottingham, the £6.5m research project will research the use of 3D biomaterials for a new generation of materials. Professor Morgan Alexander, commented, “advanced...

Network Rail urges girls to reject stereotypes and go into engineering

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A new scheme will offer schoolgirls work experience at Network Rail, who will hold open evenings to introduce females to the rail industry. Jane Simpson, the Chief Engineer of Network...

Surgeons use lasers to detect and remove brain tumour

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Surgeons in London have used lasers to diagnose abnormal tissue during an operation to remove a brain tumor - the first time such an operation has taken place in Europe....