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'Velcro-like' scaffold holds promise for artificial heart grafts

1 Sep 2015

Canadian engineers have created a biocompatible scaffold that could make it easier to grow artificial heart tissue for repairing damaged hearts.

Prototype of the magnetic field human body communication, developed in Mercier's Energy-Efficient Microsystems Lab at UC San Diego, consists of magnetic-field-generating coils wrapped around three parts of the body, including the head, arm and leg.

Magnetic fields offer new method for wireless communication

1 Sep 2015

Technology uses the body as medium of communication, and could lead to lower power use and better security for wearable devices. 

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John Elvesjö and Mårten Skogö, inventors of eye-tracking

10 Aug 2015 | By Stuart Nathan

Eye-tracking can potentially replace the mouse, touchscreen and pad as the way we interact with computers, and may be the closest we get to a technbology that can read our minds

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Prime time for engineering

24 Aug 2015 | By Jason Ford

A TV production company is recruiting for a series aimed at reconnecting people to the engineers that are intrinsic to everyday life but are often forgotten.

BRE in Hertfordshire is taking part in IET's Engineering Open House series of events

EEF calls for targeted support for manufacturing export, innovation and investment

27 Jul 2015 | By Jason Ford

Manufacturing is enjoying the fruits of economic recovery, but concerns remain over skills and investment

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