Archive November 2015

Space vehicle successfully completes test landing

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pillaOxGCo Blue Origin, the private space company owned by Amazon-founder Jeff Bezos, successfully completed the test flight of its New...

Researchers develop algae as possible alternative energy source

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Researchers at Concordia University in Quebec have developed a power cell that is able to harness the electrical energy produced...

Autumn statement receives support from manufacturers

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Manufacturers have welcomed measures announced in the Government’s Autumn Statement, with investment in infrastructure, energy research and plans to amend...

Royal Academy of Engineering welcomes safeguarding of science budget

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Philip Greenish CBE, Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Engineering, has welcomed the announcement made by Chancellor George Osborne...

Scientists created malaria-free mosquito

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Using genetic technology, scientists have managed to create a malaria-free mosquito that could potentially eradicate malaria. It is a disease...

Manufacturing hubs receive £20 million boost

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Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced that two manufacturing research hubs which will each receive £10 million. The...

‘Row-bot’ could help clean things up

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Taking inspirations from swimming insects, Bristol Robotics Laboratory has developed a robot that is powered by dirty water. The 'Row-bot'...

DONG Energy boosts the Humber region

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According to a new report, DONG Energy will invest £6 billion in the Humber region over the period of 2013-2019....

Bone protein could provide cure for diabetics

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A protein primarily used to help mend bones can also force pancreatic cells to produce insulin. The discovery made by...

Record 10 month car manufacturing figures for UK

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The first ten months of this year saw UK car manufacturing post the highest production figures for over a decade....

Coal-fired stations in UK to be phased out by 2025

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Amber Rudd announced in a speech yesterday to the Institution of Civil Engineers that the Government is seeking to shut...

UK Robotics Week to take place in summer of 2016

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The UK is set to hold its inaugural Robotics Week between 25 June to 1 July 2016, with the aim...

New manufacturing training centre to open in Coventry

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Business Secretary Sajid Javid is to formally open the Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC), located on the campus...

Physicists find rapid heating method

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Research conducted by theoretical physicists from Imperial College London have found a way to rapidly heat materials to temperatures hotter...

New rocket engine is a game-changer

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The Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine known as Sabre, has entered into development after attracting significant investment. Sabre combines elements of...

Roadmap for quantum technology laid out

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At a launch event being held at The Royal Society, the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme (NQTP) announced plans to...

Medical dressing that changes colour could save lives

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Researchers from Bath University are developing a medical dressing that changes colour to indicate infection. The dressing works by releasing...

Possible step towards curing HIV

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16 November 2015 The non-toxic drug Antabuse, also called disulfiram, which is currently used as an anti-alcohol drug, could be...