Engineering Electronics & communications

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – should you be worried?

1 month ago — Quick Read

Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to...

Rice device converts heat to light

2 months ago — Long Read

A new carbon nanotube film created by Engineers at Rice University converts waste heat into light and electricity. The new invention could make solar panels (and anything that wastes energy...

Engineering Podcasts – Soft Skills Engineering

2 months ago — Quick Read

It takes more than doing your job well to be a great engineer. This is a solid favourite at looking at all those skills you need to be a great...

2D spintronics has already transformed computing – now we’re making it work in three dimensions

4 months ago — Deep Dive

Spintronics might not be the sort of word that comes up in everyday discussions, but it has been revolutionising computer technology for years. It’s the branch of physics that involves...

This Open Source Machine Learning Tool Predicts The Best Chemo Choice 80% of the time

10 months ago — Long Read

A new machine learning tool has been developed by bio-engineers at Georgia Tech. It can analyze a patients RNA and match them with the best chemo-drugs. It has matched patients...

Honeycomb structures might be the key supercharging batteries

1 year ago — Quick Read

Material Scientists have developed a new material to extend the life of the batteries up to 100 times. The new material, developed by a team from the University of Missouri,...