Critical topics identified in smart transport research

TRL has identified cyber security, virtual reality and AI as topics at the centre of its research projects over the coming year. Cyber security, vi... read more
Engineering inspired by the animal kingdom

Talk like the animals with Bionic Learning

Andy Pye visits the Hanover Fair and catches up on developments in bionic learning and how engineers are deploying concepts gleaned from the animal ki... read more
Thin film smart graphene

Moth eyes inspire smart graphene applications

New ultra-thin, patterned graphene sheets will be essential in designing future technologies such as ‘smart wallpaper’ and internet-of-things appl... read more
Computer simulation of kit cavitation

Computer simulation discloses new cavitation mechanism

Researchers have discovered a so-far unknown mechanism for the formation of cavitation bubbles by the means of model calculation. Oil-repellent and... read more
Startstream water cavitation system

Sorting out the good vibrations

Andy Pye looks at two innovations which highlight how ultrasound can be used for the benefit of mankind, but also to its detriment. Cleaning instru... read more