17 Aug 2020
Aquatic Robots can Remove Contaminant Particles From Water
Scientists have developed a 1cm by 1cm wireless artificial aquatic polyp, which can remove contaminants from water. Apart from cleaning, this soft robot could be also used in medical diagnostic devices by aiding in picking up and transporting specific cells for analysis.
21 Jan 2020
AI Can Detect Low-Glucose via ECG Without Fingperprick Test
A new technology for detecting low glucose levels via ECG using a non-invasive wearable sensor, which with the latest Artificial Intelligence can detect hypoglycaemic events from raw ECG signals has been made by researchers.
19 Nov 2019
Bionic Hand Made in Ten Hours
A bionic hand can be made to measure in 10 hours and can grip using a moveable thumb. Designers and engineers have been able to entirely 3D Print the device with embedded electrical circuitry to seamlessly connect sensors and actuators.
13 Sep 2019
Flexible solar cells a step closer to reality
Solar cells that use mixtures of organic molecules to absorb sunlight and convert it to electricity, that can be applied to curved surfaces such as the body of a car, could be a step closer thanks to a discovery that challenges conventional thinking about one of the key components of these devices.
14 Aug 2019
Used car batteries could power farms in the developing world
As part of a Circular Economy for electric vehicle battery systems, as the number of such vehicles increases rapidly, the need to find the best way to reuse and recycle vehicle batteries becomes just as intense.
9 Aug 2019
'Deforming' solar cells could be clue to improved efficiency
Solar cells and light sensing technologies could be made more efficient by taking advantage of an unusual property due to deformations and defects in their structures.