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IMechE launches £2m Stephenson Fund

2 Sep 2015

The fund aims to help bridge the gap between R&D and bringing products to market. 

These soft actuators harnessed the power of snap-through instabilities to trigger large outputs with small inputs of fluid.

'Soft' actuator could remove need for robotic tethers

18 Aug 2015

Harvard University researchers have developed an unusual new actuator that they claim could enable robots to operate in an untethered mode.

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George Osborne's announcement of new funding for the Faslane submarine base has brought the UK's renewal of Trident back into the news. With which of these statements do you most strongly agree?