Archive September 2015

Disabled man walks again using mind control technology

4 years ago — Quick Read

A man who is paralysed from the waist down has been able to walk again using only his own brain power. Neurosurgeons achieved the world first by transmitting signals from...

Drones programmed to build bridge

4 years ago — Quick Read

Quadcopter drones have been programmed to build a rope bridge capable of supporting the weight of a human. The project was the result of a joint study by two researchers...

Major brands pledge to go 100 per cent renewable

4 years ago — Quick Read

The total number of major brands that have pledged to use 100 per cent renewable electricity has risen to 36, with US giants Nike and Walmart now on board. A...

Apprenticeship academy set to train engineers of the future

4 years ago — Quick Read

A state-of-the-art apprenticeship academy is set to open its doors for the first time next month, delivering industry standard training and qualifications. The academy will open its doors next month...

Volkswagen in crisis as Chief Executive resigns over scandal

4 years ago — Quick Read

The chief executive of Volkswagen, Martin Winterkorn, has quit the car firm, insisting he was not involved in the emissions tests scandal that has rocked the automotive industry and could...