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Wearable graphene wrist patch accurately monitors diabetes through sweat

6 years ago — Quick Read

South Korea’s Institute for Basic Science (IBS) has developed a wearable graphene-based armband which is capable of monitoring diabetes by analysing the sweat of the wearer. The patch is made...

Nottingham Trent researchers receive $4.4m from US Department of Homeland Security to develop new X-ray scanner

6 years ago — Quick Read

The US Department of Homeland Security has provided researchers from Nottingham Trent University with $4.4 million to develop an airport security system which uses scattered X-rays to identify the unique...

UK Government announces £204 million fund for PhD students and quantum research

6 years ago — Quick Read

Universities Minister Jo Johnson has announced that the UK Government will provide £167 million in funding to help train PhD students in engineering and physical sciences, as well as investing...

Successful tests for ‘bat wing’ Micro Air Vehicles

6 years ago — Quick Read

A team from Southampton University and Imperial College London have successfully tested an innovative new wing design for Micro Air Vehicles (MAVs), inspired by the muscles in bats’ wings. The...

First hydrogen-powered drone takes to the skies

6 years ago — Quick Read

The first drone to be powered only by solid hydrogen pellets has taken flight, using a new design by UK company Cella. The hydrogen pellets are three times lighter than...