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  • newAME student training facility gets £5m funding boost
    Coventry’s Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) is to get a £5m funding boost that will allow it to refurbish buildings and invest in new equipment. A collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group,…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Mar 19, 4:49pm -
  • newNorsk Hydro switches plants to manual after cyber-attack
    Norsk Hydro has switched plants to manual operations and procedures following a cyber-attack on its worldwide network. First detected on servers in the aluminium and energy producer’s global IT system late Monday evening, the ransomware attack has…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Mar 19, 11:34am -
  • newDLINK aims to put UK at forefront of wireless communications
    The three-year DLINK project, based around a collaboration between Lancaster and Glasgow universities, will exploit a so-far unused part of the wireless communications spectrum. DLINK is funded by the EPSRC and includes industrial partners such as In…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Mar 19, 11:31am -
  • newDopamine biosensor could speed Parkinson’s diagnosis
    Scientists at the University of Central Florida (UCF) have developed a new dopamine biosensor that could speed up diagnosis of conditions such as Parkinson’s and depression. The compact rectangular device uses microfluidics to first separate plasma…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Mar 19, 11:11am -
  • newHow aPriori’s smart software helps designers reduce the cost of production
    Software evaluates the cost impact of design decisions early in the development process Manufacturing businesses across all sectors face a growing challenge to reduce costs and bring products to market more quickly. And an innovative software tool th…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Mar 19, 10:23am -

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  • newToilet seat that detects congestive heart failure getting ready to begin commercialization
    A toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system aims to lower the hospital readmission rates of patients with congestive heart failure.
    - 1 hour ago 20 Mar 19, 6:10pm -
  • newRobotic 'gray goo'
    Researchers have demonstrated for the first time a way to make a robot composed of many loosely coupled components, or 'particles.' Unlike swarm or modular robots, each component is simple, and has no individual address or identity. In their system,…
    - 1 hour ago 20 Mar 19, 6:10pm -
  • newVisualizing better cancer treatment
    Researchers have engineered nanoscale protein micelles capable of both delivering chemotherapeutic drugs and of being tracked by MRI. The innovation allows researchers to administer therapy while noninvasively monitoring the therapeutic progress and…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Mar 19, 4:06pm -
  • newSupercomputer simulations shed light on how liquid drops combine
    High performance computing has revealed in detail how liquid droplets combine, in a development with applications such as improving 3D printing technologies or the forecasting of thunderstorms.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Mar 19, 3:06pm -
  • Sensor created to detect dopamine, brain disorders, in seconds
    Using nanotechnology, researchers have developed the first rapid detector for dopamine, a chemical that is believed to play a role in various diseases such as Parkinson's, depression and some cancers.
    - 1 day ago 19 Mar 19, 4:17pm -

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