Archive April 2017

Innovate UK offers a glimpse at Cities of the Future

3 years ago — Quick Read

With over two-thirds of our population living in urban areas by 2050 the demands on cities’ services will increase significantly. In the latest of its "predication" videos Innovate UK is...

Aston Martin Support the RAF Benevolent Fund with Vanquish S Red Arrows Raffle

3 years ago — Quick Read

We featured some fantastic new images of the Vanquish S Red Arrows a few weeks back. Now is your chance to win one! Aston Martin has donated the 10th car...

The Browser Plug-in That Lets You Access Millions of Scientific Papers for Free

3 years ago — Quick Read

Here at Born to Engineer we try our best to link to original sources and supporting papers for breaking news. It can be frustrating when these are hidden behind a...

NASA commits to Fusion Reactor Engines, Extraterrestrial Drilling, Other Far-Out Technologies

3 years ago — Long Read

NASA has announced how it plans to spend its $49.9 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program funds. In total NASA received 1,621 proposals...

Facebook working on Brain-to-Computer interfaces

3 years ago — Quick Read

Facebook’s developers’ conference is underway this week. One of the most intriguing pieces of tech news to come out of the event involves the social media giants work on direct...

This brick laying Robot can work 500% faster than humans

3 years ago — Quick Read

In a few months SAM (Semi-Automated Mason) will be coming to the UK. SAM is able to lay 3,000 bricks per day, four times faster than a human.