4 Feb 2021
GKN to Explore Large EVTOL Aircraft Called Skybus
GKN Aerospace is to lead a trio of new programs to advance sustainable aviation technology. The UK-based group will be coordinating 15 other organizations in work backed by a £4.5 million investment from the government's Future Flight Challenge fund.
25 Jan 2021
Counting Elephants from Space for Conservation
For the first time, scientists have successfully used satellite cameras coupled with deep learning to count animals in complex geographical landscapes, taking conservationists an important step forward in monitoring populations of endangered species.
3 Nov 2020
Soil-Powered Fuel Cell Promises Cheap, Sustainable Water Purification
Engineers have shown that it's possible to capture and use energy created by the natural reactions occurring in microorganisms within soil.
19 Feb 2020
Small, Solar Powered Desalination Units
Researchers have developed a revolutionary desalination process that has the potential to be operated in mobile, solar-powered units.
3 Feb 2020
Artificial Nerve Cells Could Cure Chronic Diseases
Researchers have replicated the electrical properties of biological neurons in semiconductor chips. Their technology could help repair the damage caused by conditions like heart failure and Alzheimer's.
13 Dec 2019
World First as Artificial Neurons Developed to Cure Chronic Diseases
Artificial neurons on silicon chips that behave just like the real thing have been invented by scientists - a first-of-its-kind achievement with enormous scope for medical devices to cure chronic diseases, such as heart failure, Alzheimer's, and other diseases of neuronal degeneration.
13 May 2019
Solar-powered hydrogen fuels a step closer
A cheaper, cleaner and more sustainable way of making hydrogen fuel from water using sunlight is a step closer thanks to new research.
17 Aug 2018
TWI leads Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing project
TWI is taking the lead in the Open Architecture Additive Manufacturing project to demonstrate the ability to manufacture large metallic components via Additive Manufacturing for the benefit of UK Aerospace.
26 Apr 2018
Drones tested for search and rescue
The scenarios being tested this week are a shoreline search for a casualty, an offshore search for multiple casualties in the sea, a mud rescue and a communications blackspot where a drone is required to relay information between rescue teams and a casualty on a cliff.