Improving robot mobility and motion planning in difficult terrain

Scientists produce an interactive programme that aids complex robots with motion planning for environments containing obstacles. Computer scientists at Rice University have developed a method...

ZenGUARD™: Graphene-based nanotechnology reduces transmission risk

Zentek’s ZenGUARD™ graphene-based nanotechnology filters and deactivates pathogens to reduce the risk of transmission, making higher risk work environments and social interactions safer. The team...

Chiral spin soliton lattice: Critical for global 6G developers

A research team from Osaka Metropolitan University has discovered that a magnetic structure called a chiral spin soliton lattice is vital for global 6G...

AI ethics and regulation to be revolutionised with £8.5m investment

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) revealed the UK's first key research program on AI ethics and regulation. AI ethics and regulation: Answering some...

Transforming the Internet of Things network with wireless transfer of power

Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a cutting-edge device that could transform the Internet of Things network with the wireless transfer of power and 5G signal. The possibility of utilising millimetre-wave wireless power transfer as a solution...

ESRC launches five-year data infrastructure strategy

ESRC has launched a new data infrastructure strategy that will inform its investment in data collections and services to facilitate the advancement of renowned social sciences research. Why is a new data infrastructure strategy necessary? The Economic and Social Research Council...

OPTIMUS prototype: Assessing the brain’s ability to process danger

A research team from the University of Leicester have developed the OPTIMUS prototype using AI to track the human brain’s ability to track and process hazards. Tracking the eye movement of participants The brain’s ability to track and process hazards will...

Scientists revolutionise actuators that control muscle movement

A collaborative research team, including the University of Texas, Austin (UTA), has made a groundbreaking discovery regarding the actuators that control muscle movement. What is an actuator? An actuator is a tool that converts energy and signals going into the system...

Creating next-generation semiconductors

Researchers improve silicon-based semiconductor technology by developing next-generation, 2D semiconductors that have the ability to power future AI systems. To achieve Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems that have the potential to power autonomous driving,  processors that function as the brain of...

Monitoring coral reef health through audio recordings

New research indicates that AI technology can help with monitoring coral reef health through sound recordings. With the volume of coral reefs continuing to decline due to the threat of climate breakdown, monitoring coral reef health is crucial. Reefs have...

$1m for groundbreaking project on post-quantum cryptography in next generation networks

A researcher has been awarded $1m for the first project of its kind to bring post-quantum cryptography to NextG networks. The National Science Foundation (NSF) has revealed new funding worth $37m to develop NextG networks. NextG is expected to provide...

Engineers create world’s smallest remote-controlled robot

Northwestern University engineers have developed the world’s smallest remote-controlled robot in the shape of a crab. The recently developed remote-controlled robot - that is the smallest in the world - stands at half a millimetre wide and is extremely mobile....

Robotic computer algorithm to revolutionise task delegation

A research team from the University of Carnegie Mellon (CM) have developed a robotic computer algorithm to simplify the task delegation process. How typical is robotic assistance in the workplace? It is becoming more and more common to employ robotics to...

Perovskite nanocrystals revolutionise photodetector technology

A research team from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) has developed optical fibres with perovskite nanocrystals, which has revealed groundbreaking prospects for photodetectors for high-speed, free-space, and underwater data links. How can perovskite nanocrystals improve current...

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