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  • Microneedle patch provides painless test for tuberculosis

    The Engineer | News | 27 Aug 2013

    US scientists have developed a disposable patch that tests for tuberculosis as a simpler, more reliable and painless alternative to the traditional injection.

  • Artificial mother of pearl could be used as protective coating

    The Engineer | News | 26 Jul 2012

    Cambridge University scientists have created an artificial version of mother of pearl that could be used as an aesthetic protective coating.

  • Shrimp study could lead to lighter military body armour

    The Engineer | News | 8 Jun 2012

    The appendages of mantis shrimp are being studied in order to create military armour that is one third of the weight and thickness of existing body armour.

  • Targeted cancer treatments take centre stage

    The Engineer | In-depth | 27 Jan 2009

    A range of technologies could be at the heart of a new era of cancer therapy that is tailored and targeted to a patient’s condition.

  • Sea-food dressing

    The Engineer | News | 11 Mar 2008

  • Crab shells boost fuel cells

    The Engineer | News | 6 Jun 2007

  • Shelling out radiation

    The Engineer | News | 15 Sep 2006

    A substance found in crab shells could be used to help remove radioactive materials from the human body in the event of a disaster such as the detonation of a dirty bomb.

  • Hard copy

    The Engineer | In-depth | 5 Sep 2005

    Researchers have discovered the secret behind the beetle’s strong but light armour, which, says Stuart Nathan, could be the basis for applications in the aerospace and defence industries.

  • Hard copy

    The Engineer | News | 5 Sep 2005

    Researchers have discovered the secret behind the beetle’s strong but light armour, which, says Stuart Nathan, could be the basis for applications in the aerospace and defence industries.

  • Eating away at the electronics industry

    The Engineer | News | 15 Jan 2000

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