Soft robot keeps cool by replicating sweating

The human body’s ability to regulate temperature through sweating has inspired engineers to replicate the process in soft robot muscle. A Cornell team made a 3D-printed hand with hydraulically controlled fingers that can cool...

Bright spark reduces drag for cruising aircraft

An electric spark has been shown to generate rotating air across an aircraft wing for better lift, an advance that could lead to significant fuel savings by reducing drag.  University of Illinois aerospace researcher...

UCL environment lab gets greenlight

A new UCL research lab that will explore how humans interact with environments such as train stations has been given the go-ahead. (Credit: UCL Centre for Transport Studies)Known as PEARL (Person-Environment-Activity Research Laboratory), it’s...

SMMT chief urges ‘ambitious free trade agreement’ with EU

On the eve of the UK leaving the EU, the head of SMMT is urging Brexit negotiators to deliver ‘an ambitious free trade agreement with Europe’. Image: NissanMike Hawes, chief executive of SMMT, the...

Secret Oops makes its AR debut on Apple Arcade

Game studio MixedBag is unveiling its Secret Oops augmented reality game today on Apple Arcade. The AR title is the fourth AR game on...

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