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Precisely fitting 3D printed bone implants

Cancerous tumours, infections or bad fractures can make it necessary to surgically remove bones and insert implants in their place. In collaboration with European partners, scientists from German ...






Dassault Systèmes introduces SOLIDWORKS 2019

Dassault Systèmes has announced the launch of SOLIDWORKS 2019, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and engineering applications.SOLIDWORKS 2019 is said to deliver enhancements and ...






IET launches women in engineering exhibition

A thought-provoking exhibition will be launched at IET London: Savoy Place which celebrates and showcases women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). The launch coincides with ...




Robot masters human balancing act

Engineers from the Cockrell School of Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin have successfully demonstrated a novel approach to human-like balance in a biped robot.




Robotic musical instruments for children, elderly

The University of Manchester’s School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering has partnered with the Hallé Orchestra to develop a completely new, electronically controlled, acoustic instrument for ...




Spinning towards the future of electric aviation

Australian electric propulsion company, magniX has successfully tested its 350 horsepower all-electric motor with an aircraft propeller mounted for the first time on a Cessna ‘Iron Bird’.



Meaning-Centred Design Awards shortlist announced

The shortlist of 18 shortlisted finalists in six categories for the first Meaning-Centred Design Awards has been unveiled. The awards recognise designs that radically innovate what things mean to ...




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