Archive June 2016

Boston Dynamics introduces SpotMini

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

Boston Dynamics, the Google owned Robotics company, has just introduced a new four-legged robot SpotMini. Your browser does not support...

Electric mesh can give the heart an electromechanical hug

1 year ago — 3 min read

Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Seoul National University have created a device that wraps an...

Arthritis sufferers offered hope by bio-printed cow cartilage

1 year ago — 2 min read

A new 3D printing technique from Penn States Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences has produced cartilage from strands of...

Dartmouth Celebrates Majority-Female Graduates for Engineering

1 year ago — 4.5 min read

Dartmouth College, in the US, is celebrating granting 54% of its undergraduate engineering degrees to women. This makes an a...

Crowd-funded clean-up boom set to tackle Ocean’s plastic problem

1 year ago — 2 min read

A 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface is being tested. If successful, it could be deployed at...

US unanimously approves CRISPR in humans

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

The National Institute of Health’s Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, a US ethics and biosafety panel, has permitted research to allow the...

Rolls-Royce and Mini showcase concept cars

1 year ago — 2 min read

As part of BMW’s centennial celebration both Rolls-Royce and Mini, who are owned by BMW, have showcased new concept cars....

British Airways is helping diversity take off

1 year ago — 2 min read

Womanthologies recent interview with Eleanor Levitt (a graduate engineer at British Airways) showcases some of the ways British Airways is...

MIT study explores the challenges facing women in Engineering

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

Group dynamics within teams and internships have been blamed for discouraging women within the industry in a study co-authored by MIT...

Nissan developing fuel cells to generate electricity without combustion

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Nissan hopes to revolution the automotive sector by developing e-Bio Fuel-Cell with an SOFC power generator - allowing its cars...

Robot Arranges Rocks by Age and Type

1 year ago — 3.5 min read

Jllem, by Artists Prokop Bartoníček and Benjamin Maus, is an art installation that sorts pebbles from the German river Jller...

Swiss Commercial Carbon-Capture plant set to open

1 year ago — 2 min read

Climeworks, a Swiss company, is proposing to get rid of greenhouse gases by feeding them into greenhouses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vACLehVsJ0 The firm...

Experimental Railgun Shoots 4,500mph Projectiles

1 year ago — 2 min read

The US Department of Defense has been showcasing a new experimental railgun capable developed by the U.S. Navy. It is...

NHS developing “smart” outfit which can diagnose epilepsy

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

The NHS have been working on a cap and shirt that can easily and quickly diagnose epilepsy. The device has now...

Facebook & Microsoft partner to create the highest-capacity undersea cable yet

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Microsoft and Facebook have announced plans for "MAREA", their new 6600 kilometres undersea cable (which means "tide" in Spanish). The...

17.5 Billion Gallons of Sewage held Underground in Chicago’s Deep Tunnel Project

1 year ago — 1 min read

One of Chicago's most impressive Engineering marvels is invisible to most of the cities visitors. It, like many other cities,...