Archive May 2016

Eagles trained to take down drones in Netherlands

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Police in the Netherlands are joining forces with "Guard From Above", a “raptor-training company”, to teach Eagles to snatch drones from the sky midflight.

SpaceX successfully lands third rocket in a row

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

SpaceX, owned by entrepreneur Elon Musk, has safely landed its third rocket on its Atlantic drone ship. This landing is the most sophisticated yet because the rocket went into a...

Student’s Walking Stick to help Parkinson’s patients

2 years ago — 1 min read

University of the West of England student Neha Shahid Chaudhry has created a device which uses sensors to keep its users moving. The device is able to detect if its...

River People photography exhibition – Public Vote Now Open

2 years ago — 1 min read

The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) fantastic "The River People Exhibition" has opened a vote to find the publics favourite image. The winning images will go on permanent display at ICEs...

MagLev pods set to transform transport in Lago

2 years ago — 1 min read

SkyTrans has announced plans to create a 40km transport system in Lago, Nigeria based on their innovative maglev system.

EPSRC Knowledge Map 2016

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The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) - the main government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences - has just refreshed it interactive...