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Engineering project could lead to robotic 'guide dogs'

Issued:13/04/11

A new project which brings humans and robots together could help firefighters tackle low visibility and, eventually, provide a robotic alternative...



New technology in the pipeline to make big savings

Issued:10/02/11

Researchers are applying laser-driven technology to off-shore oil pipelines in a green project that has the potential to save thousands of pounds.A...



HIPIMS honour for young scientist

Issued:21/12/10

A young scientist who has used cutting-edge plasma technology to boost jet engine performance has scooped a top international award hailing him as...



Dissolvable gown is fit for unlikely marriage

Issued:07/05/10

There are often tears at weddings but you'd need to be careful if you wore one of these creations as they dissolve when they come into contact...



Machine on the pulse of world-leading research

Issued:01/04/10

A £1m machine that pumps out power pulses with the same intensity as a lightning strike is developing technology for the aerospace and micro-electronics...



Exposing the secrets of fake golf clubs

Issued:22/03/10

Scientists have exposed the secrets of counterfeit golf clubs by using forensic technology to uncover the shoddy truth behind their near-perfect exteriors.Experts...



Region's first robotics centre launches

Issued:27/01/10

Robotics in South Yorkshire has sparked into life with the launch of the region's only Centre for Automation and Robotics Research (CARR), based...



Fighting terrorism with Terahertz

Issued:25/01/10

A NATO-organised summit chaired by a Sheffield Hallam academic has discussed the science behind full body scanners as airports begin to install them...



Building bridges with local authorities

Issued:20/01/10

Local authorities are quickly signing up to bridge a knowledge 'gap' as the cold snap inspires them to ensure that their bridges are fully...



Community champion receives honorary award

Issued:11/11/09

A community pioneer who understands the mechanics of women's work rights just as well as those of a car engine received an honorary doctorate from...