While automation has traditionally driven workforce reductions, technology is also driving new specialised jobs in engineering and manufacturing.
The limits of lithium batteries now have a solution, which remedies the battery-overheating ‘dendrite problem’ while offering significantly more energy storage.
Researchers have created a camera-fitted drone whose environmental-sensitivity ensures it can follow its targets without colliding with obstacles.
Highly intuitive direct-modelling-based 3D CAD software enables fast learning curve for users and quick and easy revision of designs and concepts.
Engineering researchers have developed a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that could give robots the ability to feel their environment.
A UK security researcher reports he has "accidentally" halted the spread of the malicious ransomware that has affected hundreds of organisations, including the NHS.