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UK firm debuts greener 3D metal printing

Doncaster engineering outfit Agemaspark has developed a new technique for 3D metal printing that it claims reduces the energy required to produce mould tools.

Industrial robots get human touch

Scientists from NTU Singapore have upgraded the software that they developed to enable industrial robots to have human-like touch and feel.

Jelly-like hydrogel shows super strength

Cambridge University scientists have developed a ‘super-jelly’ hydrogel material that can support the weight of an elephant and recover to its original shape.

3D printed military smart helmet

Researchers in the US are developing what is claimed to be the world’s first 3D printed military ‘smart helmet’, featuring embedded sensors to protect the brain.

Smart window coating blocks heat, not views

Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University have developed a transparent electrochromic window material that controls heat transmission without impeding views.

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