22 Nov 2021
Mocean Energy's Blue X Completes Sea Trials
Mocean Energy's Blue X wave energy machine has returned to dock after a successful five-month test period at sea. The 20-metre long, The innovative 10 kW prototype began its test phase in mid-June and since then has completed 154 days at sea, delivering steady outputs of up to 5 kW and safe instantaneous peaks of 30 kW, and operating in sea states up to 2.3 meters maximum wave height.
25 Jan 2021
Squid Inspired Robot Swims with Marine Animals
Scientists have developed a flexible underwater robot that can propel itself through water in the same style as nature's most efficient swimmer - the Aurelia aurita jellyfish.
1 Dec 2020
Innovate UK Awards ENIAN £500,000 for Renewable Energy Software
ENIAN has this week been awarded a £500,000 Smart Grant by Innovate UK to develop a new cost predicting algorithm set to accelerate the uptake of renewable energy across the country.
28 Oct 2020
3D Printing the First Ever Biomimetic Tongue Surface
Scientists have created synthetic soft surfaces with tongue-like textures for the first time using 3D printing - opening new possibilities for testing oral processing properties of food, nutritional technologies, pharmaceutics and dry mouth therapies.
5 Dec 2019
New Membrane Technology to Boost Water Purification and Energy Storage
Scientists have created a new type of membrane that could improve water purification and battery energy storage efforts.
1 Nov 2019
Cutting-Edge Robot 'Trimbot' Makes Short Work of Gardening
A gardening robot has been developed that can self-navigate and automatically prune roses and trim bushes.
26 Feb 2019
Wave device could deliver clean energy to thousands of homes
A wave energy technology is being developed that could help generate low-cost electricity for thousands of houses. The device costs less than conventional designs, has fewer moving parts, and is made of durable materials. It is designed to be incorporated into existing ocean energy systems and can convert wave power into electricity.
11 Sep 2018
Corpower is a Swedish wave energy technology developer.
10 Sep 2018
Artificial intelligence can predict how cancers will evolve and spread
Scientists have used artificial intelligence to predict how cancers will progress and evolve - so that doctors can design the most effective treatment for each patient.
24 Jul 2018
Dementia could be detected via routinely collected data
A new machine-learning model that scans routinely collected NHS data has shown promising signs of being able to predict undiagnosed dementia in primary care.
4 Jul 2018
Machine learning algorithm can tell how smart you are
If you've ever lied about your IQ to seem more intelligent, it's time to fess up. Scientists can now tell how smart you are just by looking at a scan of your brain. Actually, to be more precise, the scientists themselves aren't looking at your brain scan; a machine-learning algorithm they've developed is.
28 Nov 2017
Therapy robots a step closer to reality
Tiny remotely operated robots could be designed to diagnose and treat illness in hard-to-reach areas of the human body, research suggests.
20 Nov 2017
Grant to establish robotics centre for tackling nuclear waste
It will go towards the creation of the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics which is a multi-university project that has received funding and contributions totalling £40m to bring together a diverse consortium of experts in robotics, AI, sensors and radiation resilient embedded systems to address nuclear waste problems.
21 Oct 2016
Prepping a robot for its journey to Mars
Researchers are preparing an astronaut named Valkyrie for a mission to Mars. It is 6 feet tall and weighs 300 pounds.
3 Oct 2016
Proton diffusion discovery a boost for fuel cell technologies
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have made an important breakthrough which could lead to the design of better fuel cell materials.
17 Jun 2016
Mobile robots are electric vehicles
Marty is a fully programmable and customisable walking robot. For kids, makers, and educators created by Edinburgh University startup Robotical.
20 Jan 2016
Meeting with ALABC/ILA London 13 Jan 2016
The International Lead Association (ILA) now runs the Advanced Lead Acid Battery Corporation (ALABC) and it is repositioning it to basic research at the request of its members.