Archive January 2016

Nissan to work with consortium to develop lithium-ion batteries

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It has been announced that the car manufacturer Nissan will work with a consortium of businesses and academics to develop...

Treasury allocates £37m of funding for Airbus site

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Chancellor George Osborne today announced that £37m will be invested in the Wing Integration Centre at the Airbus site in...

IChemE backs call for immigration rethink

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The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has declared its support for the Campaign for Science and Engineering’s (CaSE) call to...

Record win for Yorkshire manufacturer

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The Yorkshire manufacturer, Wakefield Acoustics, has won a contract with a North Sea oil company. The multi-million pound contract to...

Water ball for ping pong

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https://twitter.com/StationCDRKelly/status/690296944183218177 To celebrate his first year in space, Scott Kelly tweeted a video showing off his ping pong skills but...

Anti-roll bars developed by researchers

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Lightweight anti-roll bars are in the process of being developed by a UK consortium. The Sheffield-based anti-roll bar specialist, Tinsley...

Midlands Assembly Network welcomes new power to its ranks

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekgSaIGjJJI Over £2mn in new sales is being targeted by the Midlands Assembly Network (MAN) since it added forging to...

Computer breaks world-record for prime number

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The world’s largest prime, a number that can only be divided by 1 and itself, has been uncovered by a...

Only engineering technicians need apply

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The remotest job in the world could be yours - if you are an engineering technician. The British Antarctic Survey...

Dissolving brain monitor developed by scientists

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Traditionally an injured brain requires several rounds of surgery, a mess of wires and exposed wounds in order to find...

Annual Education Conference gives teachers opportunity to engage with IOP

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The Institute of Physics (IOP) held its annual Association for Science Education conference in Birmingham earlier this month. It is...

Bring your doodles to life

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In a video for the Telegraph, one of the latest products - the Livescribe 3 Smartpen - is tested by...

Effects of drug driving felt through a suit

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A suit has been developed which enables drivers to feel the effects of driving whist on drugs. The wearable technology...

Robots sensory skin

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A team from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, led by Xiaodeng Chen, have developed a sensitive skin for robots....

Discovering the key to ‘fast ignition’

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An international team of researchers have discovered what could be the key to controlled nuclear fusion. The first steps towards...

Less risk for brain injury patients

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Engineers and neurosurgeons have developed a bioresorable brain sensor, which reduces the risk of complications for patients with brain injuries....

Non-exploding lithium-ion batteries developed

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A team of scientists from Stanford University in the US have announced a new design for a lithium-ion battery, believed...

New procedure represents a first for prosthetics

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0srXvOQlu0 The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) has developed a Modular Prosthetic Limb which can give an amputee...