30 Dec 2020
First Scottish Hydrogen-Powered Train by November
A consortium is set to deliver Scotland's first hydrogen powered train. A key objective of the project is to create opportunities for the Scottish rail supply chain through skills development and industrialisation of the technology.
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.
29 Dec 2017
New collaboration developing a flexible, smart energy network
Researchers from Imperial College London are part of a new project, FUSION, to help customers save money and reduce the UK's carbon emissions.
6 Dec 2017
Breakthrough in clean diesel research
A breakthrough in catalysis research by academics at the Universities of St Andrews and Newcastle could lead to the development of clean diesel engine technology and help combat air pollution.
29 Jun 2017
Soap bubbles may help us understand immune cells and cancer
Scientists have developed an advanced new microscopy technique that could revolutionise our understanding of how immune and cancer cells find their way through the body.
19 Jan 2017
Solar-powered ophthalmoscope could save sight of millions of people
A revolutionary pocket-sized device which could help save the sight of millions of people around the world has been launched by a team led from the University of St Andrews.
26 Dec 2013
New research could lead to less expensive solar panels
A new discovery, by researchers at the University of St Andrews on why plastic solar cells work so well, could lead to better solar panels that are less expensive and more efficient.
18 Nov 2009
Printed electronics needs new design rules
The first cars looked like horse drawn carriages - suboptimal and using the design rules of the past. So it is with most printed electronics today. It is frequently burdened with old fashioned components like silicon chips, cylindrical capacitors, chip resistors and button batteries.
1 Jun 2009
Scientists have created a new battery fuelled by air - with the potential for 10 times the storage capacity of conventional cells. This step-change in capacity could pave the way for a new generation of electric cars, mobile phones and laptops.
19 Dec 2008
Skin cancer treated by OLED
At the recent IDTechEx printed Electronics USA event there was an update on use of OLEDs in skin cancer treatment.
10 Dec 2008
IDTechEx Printed Electronics Awards - winners announced
The IDTechEx Printed Electronics USA 2008 event hosted the Printed Electronics Awards to recognize outstanding achievement.
10 Oct 2007
Light-emitting Sticking Plaster in UK to Treat Common Skin Cancers
Researchers have developed and tested a wearable new light-emitting 'sticking plaster' that will revolutionise the treatment of skin cancer.