Engineering Health

Could smart homes could help dementia patients live independently?

6 months ago — Quick Read

You might already have what’s often called a “smart home”, with your lights or music connected to voice-controlled technology such as Alexa or Siri. But when researchers talk about smart...

What neuroscientists are learning about our brains in space by launching themselves into zero gravity flight

7 months ago — Deep Dive

More than 500 people have travelled into space to date and, while we know a little about how life without gravity affects our physical health, we know almost nothing about...

O2 & Samsung work 5G connected NHS ambulances

7 months ago — Quick Read

Mobile network 02 is about to kick off a series of tests on the next generation of "smart ambulances". These will use next-gen 5G tech after a major deal between...

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

8 months 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...

New implant can restore partial vision to blind people

9 months ago — Long Read

Bio-engineers are hailing new tech as a ‘paradigm shift’. The new implant can transmit video images directly to the visual cortex, bypassing the eye and optic nerve. Trials have shown...

Engineer scoops major award for his life saving breathing device

9 months ago — Quick Read

This years Commonwealth Innovation Awards has been awarded to Nitesh Kumar Jangir, an Indian engineer, who created a breathing device which prevents the deaths of newborn babies.