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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 ...









Checking structures from the comfort of the office

Engineers at the University of Cambridge have started initial trials to see if construction inspectors could use Microsoft’s HoloLens to spot potentially dangerous cracks in bridges without having to ...



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3D-printed bionic skin

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