Letting autistic people into the design process of wearable tech is changing lives

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Wearable technology can change autistic people’s lives – if they’re involved in designing it Many autistic people experience difficulties in expressing their emotions. This can result in increased anxiety, depression, anger and physical health problems. Research shows autistic adults are significantly more likely to experience depression an anxiety than...

Students generate ideas for the future of Engineering at City Engineering Hackathon 2021

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Students studying at City, University of London, have come together to present their vision for the future of engineering during the City Engineering Hackathon 2021. The event, which lastest three days, was run by Hackathons UK and saw 200 Engineering students present their ideas of how engineering might...

MIT engineers a moisture-responsive workout suit

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Engineers at MIT have designed a moisture-responsive workout suit. Ventilating flaps are lined with live cells and can open and close in response to an athlete’s sweat. The flaps (which range from thumbnail- to finger-sized) are lined with live microbial cells that shrink and expand in response to...