Archive June 2016

Boston Dynamics introduces SpotMini

2 years ago — 1 min read

Boston Dynamics, the Google owned Robotics company, has just introduced a new four-legged robot SpotMini. Your browser does not support the video tag. This is the latest version of Spot,...

Electric mesh can give the heart an electromechanical hug

2 years ago — 1.5 min read

Researchers from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Seoul National University have created a device that wraps an electronic mesh around the heart to battle heart failure. The...

Arthritis sufferers offered hope by bio-printed cow cartilage

2 years ago — 1 min read

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

Dartmouth Celebrates Majority-Female Graduates for Engineering

2 years ago — 2.5 min read

Dartmouth College, in the US, is celebrating granting 54% of its undergraduate engineering degrees to women. This makes an a world first for a national research university to award more...

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

2 years ago — 1 min read

A 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface is being tested. If successful, it could be deployed at much larger scales to tackle the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’....

US unanimously approves CRISPR in humans

2 years ago — 1 min read

The National Institute of Health’s Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, a US ethics and biosafety panel, has permitted research to allow the use of CRISPR/cas9 in creating genetically altered immune cells to...