Engineering Manufacturing

Meet the world first 3D-Printed Soft Mesh Robots

8 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

8 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....

Cosmetic company turns to 3D printing for the perfect face mask

9 months ago — Quick Read

Skincare giant Neutrogena is turning to 3D printing to solidify its position in the tech world for its latest skincare product. The cosmetic company announced at CES 2019 that it...

MIT Engineers are now 3D printing glass

9 months ago — Long Read

Engineers at MIT have perfected a process that means 3D printers can now squirt out endless streams of molten glass. While the thought of a machine firing molten glass endlessly...

What the Remnants of Britain’s button industry teach us about the future of manufacturing

1 year ago — Long Read

Many British towns and cities grew up around manufacturing. The north of England was once the production centre of the world during the industrial revolution. While manufacturing remained important to...

UK Startup fuses Engineering and Traditional Chocolate Making

2 years ago — Quick Read

Candy Mechanics, a start-up based in London, has introduced the first 3D consumable product to be created directly from any smartphone – your own head made in chocolate. Your browser...