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Using visible light to kill harmful bacteria

Using visible light to kill harmful bacteria

Indigo-Clean, an award winning light technology that continuously kills bacteria without harming hum...

US to improve first responder technology

US to improve first responder technology

First responders are still relying on technology created in the 1950s. However, the US Commerce...

CRJ R&D's review of the DARPA Robotics Challenge

CRJ R&D's review of the DARPA Robotics Challenge

This June, 23 robots competed to perform tasks in situations that mimic the hazardous, degraded cond...

Origami could help shape emergency shelters of the future

Origami could help shape emergency shelters of the future

From shipping and construction to outer space, origami could put a folded twist on structural engine...

Entering the age of digital medicine

Entering the age of digital medicine

Proteus Digital Health has just received FDA approval for a pill that measures medication adher...

Counteracting drought a drop at a time

Counteracting drought a drop at a time

Water usage continues to rise, and once stable sources of water are unable to keep up with the deman...

Micro robots to remove arterial occlusions

Micro robots to remove arterial occlusions

Minjun Kim, a professor in the College of Engineering at Drexel University, has found a new way to b...

How holographic computing could help train for disasters

How holographic computing could help train for disasters

Microsoft has recently announced the release of HoloLens, the first holographic computer that allows...

Scorpion robot prepares to roam through nuclear wastes

Scorpion robot prepares to roam through nuclear wastes

It seems nature is truly king when it comes to inspiring today’s robotics engineers. Following...

Membrane that could 'revolutionise' water purification to be tested in space

Membrane that could 'revolutionise' water purification to be tested in space

A membrane that could provide access to clean drinking water here on earth is to be tested...

Camera ball can gather intel for first responders

Camera ball can gather intel for first responders

No more hiding in unseen places: Bounce Imaging’s Explorer has just received commercial releas...

Paper-based test for Ebola, yellow fever and dengue fever

Paper-based test for Ebola, yellow fever and dengue fever

When a fever strikes in a developing area, the immediate concern may be: Is it the common flu or som...

New material could help to detect head trauma

New material could help to detect head trauma

A bomb blast or a rough tackle can inflict brain damage that destroys lives, but at the time of impa...

Nanotechnology and paper could save lives by eliminating water-borne bacteria

Nanotechnology and paper could save lives by eliminating water-borne bacteria

Human consumption of bacterially contaminated water causes millions of deaths each year throughout t...

New Ebola Screening Test Approved by WHO

New Ebola Screening Test Approved by WHO

After causing more than 11,000 deaths in the past year-and-a-half, the Ebola virus is now considered...

UAVs in humanitarian scenarios

UAVs in humanitarian scenarios

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have proven to be immensely useful to governments around the world. ...

Honeybee decline: A disaster in the making?

Honeybee decline: A disaster in the making?

When disasters come to mind, one might think of earthquakes, hurricanes, or terrorist attacks. It is...

Italian firm tests underwater drone that could revolutionise diving safety

Italian firm tests underwater drone that could revolutionise diving safety

The Cognitive Autonomous Diving Buddy (CADDY) is an underwater drone and floating satellite designed...

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