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Scientists are developing mobile robotic systems with situational awareness for use in sectors including space, defence and agriculture.
BAE Systems has signed a contract worth £859m with the Ministry of Defence to continue with the progression of the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
The robotic menagerie at Boston Dynamics has grown with the addition of Spot.
Researchers have synthesised a material that can be used to create plasmonic devices that respond to light in the mid-infrared range, an advance with applications in solar energy.
Two manufacturing engineering and management students from Nottingham University have developed a glove that uses vibration signals to alert blind people to the proximity of objects.
Researchers from South Korea have taken a step toward more bendable electronic devices.
A new £10 medical device that combines nanotechnology with a pregnancy test-style kit could allow day-to-day monitoring of kidney disease by patients in their own homes.
Scientists have used graphene to target and neutralise cancer stem cells.
A prosthetic hand that provides sensory feedback is one of three projects to share £5.3m in funding to develop assistive and rehabilitative devices.
Rail & Marine
Five bidders will share £250,000 to develop autonomous robots tasked with monitoring conditions in the ocean
Trackside solar panels could save the UK rail network upto £150m over a five-year period, according to a study carried out by engineering consultancy WSP.
Research is underway to design large ocean-going vessels with improved hydrodynamics for better fuel efficiency.