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EPFL quadcopter

Give these UAVs enough rope, and they'll build a bridge Video

24 Sep 2015

This week’s video comes from EPFL in Switzerland where quadcopters have worked together autonomously to build a weight-bearing rope bridge.

The Engineer Conference 2015 - Dr Peter Osborne on the AMRC's Factory 2050 Video

17 Jul 2015

Watch Dr Peter Osborne’s presentation on the AMRC’s Factory 2050

Vortex Bladeless is proposing a new way of harnessing energy from wind

Spanish firm proposes bladeless 'wind turbine' Video

21 May 2015

This week’s video comes courtesy of Vortex Bladeless, a Spanish start-up that has proposed a new way of harnessing energy from wind.


ESA gears up for space taxi launch Video

9 Feb 2015 | By Jason Ford

Scheduled for launch this Wednesday the European Space Agency’s IXV could represent the first step towards a European version of NASA’s shuttle programme


Protective suit keeps aid workers cool in the fight against Ebola Video

16 Dec 2014

Technology developed to cool patients in cardiac arrest has been incorporated in to a new suit designed to protect aid workers from the Ebola virus.


Shining a light on experimental laser accelerators Video

16 May 2013 | By Stephen Harris

The Engineer paid a visit to Southampton University to find out how cutting edge techniques for making fibre lasers could lead to the next generation of particle accelerators.

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