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Smart fabric producer Eleksen has moved from satirical puppetry to cutting-edge wearable computing in just eight years, and the man charged with extending its potential is Andrew Newman. Niall Firth reports.

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The Engineer August Digi Issue


Several recent discoveries have indicated that it might be possible to use graphene as the basis for biocompatible implants to replace lost senses such as sight and interfacing with prosthetics. How likely is this, and what are the main roadblocks?

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Europe's largest tidal array in the Pentand Firth off Orkney will eventually generate up to 86MW of power. What will it take for tidal energy to make an appreciable contribution to the UK's energy needs?

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