Engineering Electronics & communications

VR improves balance in older people

9 mins ago — Long Read

New Virtual Reality tech could help improve balance in older people. Computer Scientists at CAMERA have been investigating if VR technology can help prevent falls and concluded a range of...

The world’s data explained: how much we’re producing and where it’s all stored

5 days ago — Long Read

Ancient humans stored information in cave paintings, the oldest we know of are over 40,000 years old. As humans evolved, the emergence of languages and the invention of writing led...

Hydrogen fuel cells allowing data centers rethink of how they use electrical systems

2 months ago — Quick Read

US tech giant Microsoft has begun experimenting with hydrogen fuel cells as a replacement for traditional diesel backup in its data centres. Microsoft hopes that the development of hydrogen fuel-cell...

EU sets sights on charging ports

2 months ago — Quick Read

The European Union has a simple solution to reduce electronic waste and improve consumers mobile experience - a standard and singular charging port for all types of smartphones. Currently, the...

Will AI ‘SantaNet’ end up destroying the world?

5 months ago — Quick Read

The ghost of Christmas yet to come: how an AI 'SantaNet' might end up destroying the world Within the next few decades, according to some experts, we may see the...

4 ways microbial fuel cells might revolutionise electricity production in the future

5 months ago — Deep Dive

The world population is estimated to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. Given that most of our current energy is generated from fossil fuels, this creates significant challenges when it comes...