Archive January 2019

Do Swiss roofs have the potential to produce over 80% of the country’s electricity?

6 months ago — Quick Read

Research that combines mapping data of Switzerland against weather information has revealed that the country could produce 50tWh of electricity (83% of the country’s annual consumption) if its roofs were...

Virgin wants to turn its Green Broadband Cabinets into EV Charging Points

6 months ago — Quick Read

As Electric Vehicles sales boom there is going to be no such thing as too many charging points on UK streets. Currently charging an Electric Vehicle (EV) can take anywhere...

AI learns to detect tumours in microscopy images

6 months ago — Long Read

A team Japanese researchers have been able to spot different cancer within microsoptic images using deep-learning AI techniques. The new technique could lead to better cancer treatments. The technique used...

‘Simple engineering solutions can make a difference’ – Milly Hennayake is Born to Engineer

6 months ago — Quick Read

Milly Hennayake knew that simple engineering solutions can make a huge difference to the lives of others.

Meet the world first 3D-Printed Soft Mesh Robots

6 months ago — Quick Read

Engineers from North Carolina State University have created the tech that could one day to lead to robots that can contract, reshape and grab small objects.

New 3-D imaging technique reveals stunning images of the brain at work

6 months ago — Long Read

Engineers at MIT have revealed a stunning new 3-D imaging technique which reveals how neurons connect throughout the brain. The researchers released this image of the entire fruit fly brain....