Defence

First Response Monitor

​Biomedical wearable for battlefield casualties

27 Aug 2015

Nasal clip measures heart rate and respiration, transmitting data to smartphones and tablets via Bluetooth.

The Type 26 Global Combat Ship will be a globally deployable, multi-mission warship capable of undertaking a wide range of roles

David Brown Gear Systems secures largest single order with Type 26 contract

6 Aug 2015 | By Jason Ford

David Brown Gear Systems has been awarded the largest single order in its 150-year history to deliver gearboxes for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme.

f35

Last week's poll: UK fighter aircraft

4 Aug 2015

For many years now, the RAF’s frontline fighters have been the result of international projects, a trend which will continue when the F35 Lightning II is delivered. Which of these options best reflects your opinion on this?

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Electronics

The mouth guard sensor offers an easy and reliable way to monitor uric acid levels in human saliva

Mouth guard sensor monitors saliva for signs of illness and stress

4 Sep 2015

Engineers in the US have developed a mouth guard that monitors health markers in saliva and transmits the information to a handheld electronic device.

Nanoparticles

Self assembling nanoparticles could lead to rewritable paper

4 Sep 2015

A new method for coaxing nanoparticles into self-assembly could have applications ranging from rewritable paper, water decontamination, and the controlled delivery of drugs.

Crown-of-thorns starfish

Robot to save Barrier Reef from starfish vandalism

3 Sep 2015

Australian engineers have developed a robot designed to control starfish populations on the Great Barrier Reef  

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Medical

The mouth guard sensor offers an easy and reliable way to monitor uric acid levels in human saliva

Mouth guard sensor monitors saliva for signs of illness and stress

4 Sep 2015

Engineers in the US have developed a mouth guard that monitors health markers in saliva and transmits the information to a handheld electronic device.

Nanoparticles

Self assembling nanoparticles could lead to rewritable paper

4 Sep 2015

A new method for coaxing nanoparticles into self-assembly could have applications ranging from rewritable paper, water decontamination, and the controlled delivery of drugs.

New technology could improve kidney dialysis for patients

UK team uses NHS funding to develop innovative catheter system

4 Sep 2015

Researchers develop new technology that could improve outcomes for people on dialysis.

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Rail & Marine

Engineers investigating ballast migration.

​EPSRC-funded research points to current and future rail improvements

29 Jul 2015

Five-year research programme concludes better track infrastructure could reduce delays and save millions of pounds.

Inside JLR's Castle Bromwich Plant. The firm's success has been at the heart of the sector's growth.

Productivity plan aims to make Britain the wealthiest major economy by 2030

10 Jul 2015

The chancellor’s ambition to make Britain the richest of all the major economies by 2030 has moved forward with the publication of a 15-point productivity plan.

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To boldly go: chancellor sets out productivity plans in summer budget

8 Jul 2015

Industry welcomes summer budget as chancellor targets productivity gains

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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?



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