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McLaren to open £50m composites facility at AMRC

McLaren Automotive is to open a £50million purpose-built Composites Technology Centre at the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) in a move expected to create ...



MEP talks robot responsibility in Cranfield visit

Alex Mayer MEP East of England visited Cranfield University to tap into the university’s expertise in autonomous systems and their safe integration with humans ahead of a European Parliament vote ...



Land Rover BAR launch America’s Cup race boat

Land Rover BAR has launched one of the fastest, most technically advanced craft on the water. Developed with Jaguar Land Rover engineers, the team and its crew have one aim: to win the America’s Cup, ...








Outlining a digital roadmap for industry

Business leaders from the UK’s most prominent firms are to begin work on a roadmap for digitalising British industry, hoping to find ways that new technologies can increase national productivity and ...



SFC renamed to Clarendon Specialty Fasteners

Following the acquisition of Specialty Fasteners & Components (SFC) by Clarendon in 2014, the businesses will now trade under the unified name of Clarendon Specialty Fasteners, with effect from ...




Ocado develops innovative robotic solutions

Ocado Technology has announced a major development in the pursuit toward creating robotic grocery picking arm capable of safely grasping a wide variety of products for use in its highly-automated ...




Harvard scientists create metallic hydrogen

More than 80 years after it was theorised, Harvard scientists have reportedly succeeded in creating metallic hydrogen. The material is theorised to have a wide range of applications, including as a ...





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Unreal space station

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This incredibly complex music box is the brainchild of Swedish musician Martin Molin ...