Researchers have been inspired by geckos’ feet to develop a liquid crystalline elastomer material that bends in set directions in response to heat and light.
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A new base product used for 3D printing could usher in a more sustainable future for the industry.
US scientists are using advanced 3D printing to create machine components that alert users when they are damaged or worn.
An app-controlled wearable can detect hidden high voltage points and warn users with vibrations, in addition to storing detailed information of incidents for supervisors.
Researchers have developed a technique for printing ceramics that can self-reshape.
A new robot can travel through pipes to identify leaks and help reduce water waste.
A new shock-absorbing hull could make speedboats sturdier and reduce the need for repairs.
A new refillable deodorant uses 50 percent less plastic than a regular disposable deodorant.
A robotic ironing machine saves users time on domestic chores and uses minimal electricity during a cycle.
The first hydrogen-powered train turns hydrogen and oxygen into electricity to power speeds of up to 140 kilometres per hour.
A multinational organisation specialising in e-commerce and AI has launched a new service robot at The Computing Conference 2018 in Hangzhou, China.
The unmanned underwater vehicles are part of the Chinese government’s plan to expand the country’s naval power using AI technology.
Wall climbing robots rapidly scale industrial tanks, using a variety of sensors to rapidly establish safety levels without emptying.
Launched on Kickstarter, Locky has the features of both a smart lock and key tracker.
Future-oriented shipbuilding company simulates operations before construction to increase productivity and reduce costs.
A one-person aircraft powered by lithium polymer batteries is designed to be flown over water and non-congested areas.
Dissolved denim can be transformed into an aerogel.
Specially- designed shoes improve ballerinas’ comfort and shoe durability through 3D printing.
Design student has developed a way of using the kombucha process to produce edible food packaging.
Chinese café chain features robotic arms instead of baristas
A sensor-enabled bracelet alerts users and designated friends if the intoxicated wearer is unlikely to be able to give fair consent.
Researchers have developed a stretchable conductive material that could facilitate advances in wearable electronics and durable biomedical implants.