Engineering Health

The Technology Behind Wearable Health Monitors

Long Read

Wearable health monitors are a great way to track your health and fitness levels. These devices can be as simple as a pedometer or as complex as a heart rate monitor that can give you real-time feedback on your workout. The technology behind wearable health monitors is constantly...

Letting autistic people into the design process of wearable tech is changing lives

Quick Read

Wearable technology can change autistic people’s lives – if they’re involved in designing it Many autistic people experience difficulties in expressing their emotions. This can result in increased anxiety, depression, anger and physical health problems. Research shows autistic adults are significantly more likely to experience depression an anxiety than...

When will I be able to upload my brain to a computer?

Deep Dive

We often imagine that human consciousness is as simple as input and output of electrical signals within a network of processing units – therefore comparable to a computer. Reality, however, is much more complicated. For starters, we don’t actually know how much information the human brain can hold....

Top Engineering Videos – BrainCraft

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BrainCraft isn't technically about Engineering - it's all about psychology, neuroscience and self-development - but it's the perfect mix of interesting facts and soft-skills that are critical to an Engineering career. Run by I'm Vanessa Hill, a behavioural scientist and science communicator the channel bridges the gap...

Zipline’s drones reduce blood wastage by 67% in Rwanda

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Zipline’s has been celebrating its impact on the healthcare system in Rwanda and Ghana. Zipline has spent the last decade looking at the problem of Africa geography and its impact on healthcare. The company has taken an engineering approach; building out a complex network of drones managed by...

Vertical Farming gets big investment from Walmart

Quick Read

Vertical farming is seen as a good Engineering solution to grow organic food within cities. These “farms” grow grow crops in inside using LED lights. While this method of farming has grown in recent years it is still seen as inaccessible by many people and available only...