Archive January 2016

Effects of drug driving felt through a suit

4 years ago — Quick Read

A suit has been developed which enables drivers to feel the effects of driving whist on drugs. The wearable technology consists of: goggles that blur the user’s vision; a vibrating...

Robots sensory skin

4 years ago — Quick Read

A team from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, led by Xiaodeng Chen, have developed a sensitive skin for robots. The skin is made up of skin-inspired touch sensors which...

Discovering the key to ‘fast ignition’

4 years ago — Quick Read

An international team of researchers have discovered what could be the key to controlled nuclear fusion. The first steps towards observing the process, known as ‘fast ignition’, have been taken...

Less risk for brain injury patients

4 years ago — Quick Read

Engineers and neurosurgeons have developed a bioresorable brain sensor, which reduces the risk of complications for patients with brain injuries. The implants, developed by scientists at Washington University School of...

Non-exploding lithium-ion batteries developed

4 years ago — Quick Read

A team of scientists from Stanford University in the US have announced a new design for a lithium-ion battery, believed by them to be less likely to explode. Due to...