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Robotic guides aid firefighters

A potentially life-saving application of robotics has been developed by Sheffield Hallam University and King’s College London, with funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Essentially, a small mobile robot equipped with tactile sensors would lead the way, with the firefighter following a metre or…

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EPSRC blogs on innovation and science funding policy

We’re happy to promote a new entry to the electronics blogosphere. The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is launching a new science and engineering blog and is seeking contributions from scientists and engineers, as well as EPSRC staff…

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Artificial hand senses temperature and pressure

A device to transmit manual touch sensations directly into the brain – inevitably dubbed a “bionic hand” – is being worked on by the universities of Leeds, Essex, Keele, Southampton and Imperial College London, led by Newcastle University…

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Biotechnology innovations receive EPSRC funding

Twenty three UK biotechnology projects will share £20 million from the Industrial Biotechnology Catalyst competition fund. Introduced in January 2014 to support collaboration between UK researchers and the emergent industrial biotechnology sector, Business Secretary Vince Cable yesterday announced the funding recipients…

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