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Virtual testing of parts could replace physical tests

Virtual testing of newly manufactured components, using 3D X-ray imaging, could be on the horizon, thanks to research led by Swansea University, which has just been awarded £1 million in funding from ...


Science meets conservation on Mary Rose cannonballs

In a ground-breaking partnership between The Mary Rose, UCL and Diamond Light Source, the head of conservation at The Mary Rose, Dr Eleanor Schofield and her colleagues are working at the cutting ...






Scottish apprentice is icon of engineering

Talented young engineer, 21-year -old Judith Mair, has been named as the Best of British Engineering at the prestigious Semta Skills Awards 2018 in London. Mair, who works for Rolls-Royce in Derby, ...





The Future of British Manufacturing initiative

Eureka! is proud to support the Future of British Manufacturing initiative, led by Autodesk. In this video, learn more about how Autodesk and the Future of British Manufacturing Initiative can help ...


3D printed embedded sensors in robotic actuators

Researchers have built soft robots inspired by nature that can crawl, swim, grasp delicate objects and even assist a beating heart, but none of these devices has been able to sense and respond to the ...






UK Rail sector to deliver £92m Centres of Excellence

The UK rail sector has launched the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN) a ground-breaking partnership between the rail industry and eight universities to deliver four world class Centres ...


Wearable 3D system supports visually impaired users

In cooperation with the CDTM institute of the Technical University of Munich, FRAMOS has developed a wearable that uses real-time 3D technology to support visually impaired people in daily life. The ...


Laser fabric that can cure skin diseases

Chronic skin conditions such as Actinic Keratosis, Paget’s disease, psoriasis, acne, and other diseases like baby jaundice can now be treated in a single appointment, thanks to a wearable laser that ...


Dyson expands plans for electric cars

Back in September, James Dyson announced that his company had been working on an electric vehicle (EV) design since 2015 and that it would be “radically different” from current models. Despite no ...


UK’s first robotics qualification launched

EAL has launched the UK’s first Level 3 vocational qualifications in robotics and automation to help businesses meet the demands of Industry 4.0. The certificate will allow engineers to install and ...


“Scientists and engineers are the real superheroes"

‘Choosing STEM, means the opportunity to do something life changing’, is the resounding message left with young people by global music artist, tech entrepreneur and STEM education advocate will.i.am ...



Round-the-clock power from smart bowties

A device that is able to tap into the infrared radiation cause by sunlight, as well as waste heat from industrial processes has been developed. The team at King Abdullah University of Science and ...


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