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Understanding spider sense

During March, a team of researchers based at Bristol and Oxford University launched a project to investigate the computational capabilities of spider webs and develop a new sensor technology to ...






Stop the war on plastic

Plastic has a bad reputation. In today’s throwaway society, it is often viewed as the ultimate disposable material, cast aside as either landfill or litter without any thought as to the environmental ...





Exploring and mapping the ocean depths with drones

It’s been said, we know more about deep space than the deep ocean. True or not, a $7 million XPrize has been set up to challenge innovators, engineers and designers from around the world to advance ...