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  • Study calls for new air quality regulations in buildings
    A team of scientists is calling for a ‘paradigm shift’ in regulations surrounding air quality in buildings to reduce the spread of airborne illnesses. Published in Science, the analysis was carried out by 40 scientists including Cath Noakes, prof…
    - 2 days ago 14 May 21, 10:18am -
  • Brain blood flow measured with non-invasive light method
    A new non-invasive method for measuring brain blood flow with light performs similarly to functional magnetic resonance imaging but at less cost.  This is the claim of biomedical engineers and neurologists at the University of California, Davis, who…
    - 2 days ago 14 May 21, 9:47am -
  • SolarisKit develops flat-packable thermal collector
    Dundee-based start-up SolarisKit has developed a thermal collector flat pack kit that promises to provide cheaper access to hot water in Rwanda. The company was founded by mechanical engineer Dr Faisal Ghani in 2019, aiming to provide an affordable,…
    - 2 days ago 14 May 21, 8:56am -
  • News analysis: Engineering for equality
    Proactive approaches to STEM equality aim to redress imbalances in education and the workplace Whilst there is no shortage of conversations about diversity taking place across engineering, industry can make no secret of the gender imbalance still re…
    - 2 days ago 14 May 21, 6:30am -
  • PrintCity: industry and academia combine to close the digital skills gap
    PrintCity – a digital manufacturing centre  at Manchester Metropolitan University – is bringing together industry and academia in an effort to address engineering’s digital skills gap.  Mick Goodwin, applications engineer at industrial 3D pri…
    - 2 days ago 13 May 21, 12:04pm -

Science Daily Engineering

  • Locomotion Vault will help guide innovations in virtual reality locomotion
    Experts in virtual reality locomotion have developed a new resource that analyses all the different possibilities of locomotion currently available.
    - 3 days ago 12 May 21, 3:55pm -
  • Electromagnetic levitation whips nanomaterials into shape
    To deliver reliable mechanical and electric properties, nanomaterials must have consistent, predictable shapes and surfaces, as well as scalable production techniques. Engineers are solving this problem by vaporizing metals within a magnetic field to…
    - 4 days ago 11 May 21, 4:36pm -
  • Discovering candidate for reflex network of walking cats: Understanding animals with robots
    A group of researchers developed a quadruped robot platform that can reproduce the neuromuscular dynamics of animals, discovering that a steady gait and experimental behaviors of walking cats emerged from the reflex circuit in walking experiments on…
    - 4 days ago 11 May 21, 4:35pm -
  • Graphene key for novel hardware security
    As more private data is stored and shared digitally, researchers are exploring new ways to protect data against attacks from bad actors. Current silicon technology exploits microscopic differences between computing components to create secure keys, b…
    - 5 days ago 10 May 21, 9:19pm -
  • This system helps robots better navigate emergency rooms
    Computer scientists have developed a more accurate navigation system that will allow robots to better negotiate busy clinical environments in general and emergency departments more specifically. The researchers have also developed a dataset of open s…
    - 5 days ago 10 May 21, 2:43pm -

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