Archive August 2018

‘Virtual’ basketball players learn to dribble by themselves

9 months ago — 0.5 min read

Software Engineers have developed a new technique to teach a computer programme dribbling skills.

Solar-powered distillation unit to offer fresh water where wells run salty

9 months ago — 0.5 min read

Engineers have taken aim at the problem of water shortages in arid coastal areas.

Airbus Solar Plane smashes records with a 26 day flight

9 months ago — 0.5 min read

Airbuses Zephyr S High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite (HAPS) just flew for a record 26 days straight

LEGO Plants Are Now Made from Real Plants

9 months ago — 1 min read

Lego is planning to start manufacturing botanical elements with plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane later this year.

STEM Book Club August – In Search of the Perfect Engineering Summer Read

9 months ago — 0.5 min read

This month we are doing something a little different for the summer holidays and diving into fiction. Finding the perfect books for you to sit back with in the sun....

Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Transplanted Into Pigs

10 months ago — 1 min read

The average wait in the UK for a lung transplant is three to six months. There are more patients need of lungs than there are available donor organ. Bioengineers at...