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  • newIET ‘Save our Seas’ winners tackle ocean plastic and waste
    The IET has revealed the two winners of its Save our Seas global engineering challenge, with projects to tackle cigarette butts and plastic food packaging scooping the prizes. Partnering with Greenpeace and GreenSeas Trust, the IET set two very diffe…
    - 1 hour ago 17 Oct 19, 11:21am -
  • newNanomesh helps fight against antibiotic resistance
    Nanomeshes are being fabricated in a way that makes them effective at delivering antibiotics, a breakthrough that could help in the global fight against antibiotic resistance. The breakthrough has been made by researchers at Flinders University in Au…
    - 2 hours ago 17 Oct 19, 10:16am -
  • newCurved brainstem implant could help restore hearing
    Researchers in Switzerland have developed a new soft hearing implant that can adapt to the curvature of the auditory brainstem. For patients with damage to the inner ear, traditional cochlear implants are unable restore hearing. What’s required is…
    - 3 hours ago 17 Oct 19, 10:06am -
  • newAPC targets zero carbon projects with new funding round
    The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has distributed £25.4m of funding to three UK automotive projects that are working towards a zero carbon future. One of the recipients is JLR’s CompETe consortium, a multi-partner project to create a new lightw…
    - 5 hours ago 17 Oct 19, 7:30am -
  • newSMMT counts cost of ‘no deal’ threat
    Over a third of automotive employers have cut jobs due to Brexit fears, according to new figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The report, conducted in September 2019 before the latest efforts to broker an exit de…
    - 6 hours ago 17 Oct 19, 7:00am -

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  • Medical drones for accident and emergency
    Remote or computer-controlled aircraft, commonly referred to as "drones" could revolutionize the way in which emergency medical supplies, such as bags of blood plasma, are delivered to areas hit by disaster, accidents or other life-threatening situat…
    - 97 days ago 12 Jul 19, 12:16pm -
  • What will it take to live on the moon?
    With NASA planning to revisit the lunar surface by 2024 and send multiple expeditions by 2028, Rutgers University's Haym Benaroya is optimistic that people will someday live on the moon.
    - 98 days ago 11 Jul 19, 5:10pm -
  • Study provides framework for assessing historic wrought iron structures
    The Institution of Civil Engineers will honor the research of a New York University professor who employed terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) to examine Ireland's historic Guinness Bridge.
    - 98 days ago 11 Jul 19, 4:21pm -
  • New sensor could shake up earthquake response efforts
    Last week's massive southern California earthquakes shut down Ridgecrest Regional Hospital throughout the July 4 holiday weekend while the tiny town of Ridgecrest assessed the damages. A new optical sensor developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Labo…
    - 98 days ago 11 Jul 19, 3:17pm -
  • New high-definition satellite radar can detect bridges at risk of collapse from space
    Researchers from the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and the University of Bath have developed a satellite-based early warning system that could spot tiny movements in bridges that indicate they could collapse.
    - 100 days ago 9 Jul 19, 5:25pm -