#electronic

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

12 months ago — 1 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20...

Nanomotors could allow for self-healing electronic systems

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A team from the American Chemical Society have developed self-propelled gold and platinum nanomotors which can locate and repair miniscule...

Built-in grocery store unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

South Korean technology giant Samsung unveiled an array of new technologies at the 2016 CES in Las Vegas, the most...

US breakthrough in 3D printing

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K15VyqHN11E Engineers from HRL laboratories in California have developed a ceramic processing technique that is being hailed as a “breakthrough”...

18-year-old Surrey student publishes research into plastic electronics

2 years ago — 0 min read

Thomas Burridge, a sixth-form student in Surrey, has co-authored a paper investigating gated transistors. It is thought these components could...

Researchers turn clothes into electronic displays

2 years ago — 0 min read

Researchers have demonstrated the world’s first stretchable and comfortable LED display laminated into textiles. This advance could lead to wearable...

New method to stop electronic devices spreading hospital infections

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Tablets and mobile phones are commonly used throughout hospitals, although can transport germs which help spread infections. Researchers have now...

Ford unveils ‘no-sweat’ electronic bike

2 years ago — 0 min read

Ford have created a ‘no-sweat’ electronic bike designed for commuters that will make it easier to pedal if you start...

China announces all-robot manufacturing plant

2 years ago — 0 min read

China has announced plans to open the world’s first-ever all-robot manufacturing plant, which could reduce the workforce from 1,800 people...

On-board WiFi could help hackers bring down plane

2 years ago — 0 min read

According to the US watchdog Government Accountability Office, hackers could potentially use on-board WiFi to bring down an aeroplane. This...

Proving factory aims to fill gaps in UK automotive supply chain

2 years ago — 3 min read

The Proving Factory, a new manufacturing initiative aimed at strengthening the UK’s automotive supply chain by helping small firms scale-up...

New Dog Robot Can Run and Climb Just Like The Real Thing

2 years ago — 2.5 min read

Boston Dynamics, a company specializing in animal-like robots, has just released their latest design: Spot. Spot is an untethered dog-like...

New technique doubles distance of fibre optic communications

2 years ago — 2.5 min read

UCL researchers have demonstrated a new way to process fibre optic signals that could double the distance data travels error-free...

Beyond smartphones: Samsung’s bet on having your watch talk to your car

2 years ago — 6.5 min read

Samsung is facing a challenge as the internet enters a new era and there are signs that it may have...

Formula One technology to be used in jet engines

2 years ago — 3 min read

Aerospace engines will incorporate Formula 1 gearbox technology and jets’ landing gear will use electric motors to cut fuel consumption...

Office puts chips under staff’s skin

2 years ago — 4.5 min read

Want to gain entry to your office, get on a bus, or perhaps buy a sandwich? We're all getting used...