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UK Robotics Week returns

The UK’s role at the heart of robotics innovation will be shared again with the public this summer with the return of UK Robotics Week, sponsored by EMS and Faulhaber – providers of small motor drive ...





NASA creates 3D printed 'Space Fabric'

Raul Polit Casillas, systems engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory and his colleagues have designed an advanced woven metal fabric for use in spacesuits and structures.


3D printed rocket engines get fired up

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a California-based rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer, has announced successful hot-fire testing of its 3D-printed thrust chamber for the RL10 engine. The component was ...







Smart fabric turns body heat in to electricity

Researchers have developed a fabric to convert body heat into electricity to power wearable devices. The work was carried out at Purdue University in the US. The garment creates a flexible ...




Mentor targets ADAS with automated driving platform

In a move designed to help car builders create autonomous vehicles which conform to Level 5 requirements, Mentor Graphics has launched DRS360, said to be a comprehensive automated driving platform ...









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3D-printed bionic skin

Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a process for ...