DARPA Announces Funding For a High-Resolution, Implantable Neural Interface

4 years ago — Quick Read

The United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has just announced contracts to fund five research groups and one company contracts as jump start its Neural Engineering System Design...

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot Kills Infection-Causing Microbes in Hopstials

4 years ago — Quick Read

Meet LightStrike - the robot making hospitals safer by zapping germs with UV rays. Across the world, hospitals are looking at innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens or kill antibiotic...

Virtual Reality & Robotics Help Paralyzed Patients Learn to Walk Again

5 years ago — Long Read

Long-term paraplegics, fully paralysed from the waist down, have experienced a partial recovery after training with virtual reality (VR) and robotic technologies.

Eight innovative researchers awarded prestigious Enterprise Fellowships

5 years ago — Quick Read

The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Enterprise Hub has awarded Enterprise Fellowships to support eight researchers in in developing their innovations. These researchers were recognised as developing some of the most...

New collaboration to offer 3D printed implants to UK patients

6 years ago — Quick Read

JRI Orthopaedics, a Sheffield healthcare company has partnered with 3D printing services provider Mobelife to provide hip and shoulder implants to patients who face challenging reconstructive surgery. The partnership is...

New technology could detect cancers earlier

6 years ago — Quick Read

A simple blood test being developed by genomics company Illumina could spot cancer signs from drops of blood in healthy people before any signs of symptoms. Renowned tech founders like...