Softly does it at the Rubbery Robotics event

Khai Trung Le looks at the latest developments in soft robotics profiled at the REIG’s Rubbery Robotics event.

60 seconds on snake robots

What are they? Snake-like robots that could be used to carry out inspection and maintenance work on the International Space Station (ISS). While the researchers are yet to determine the...

Clean water off the grid

A new desalination process could be used to provide clean water in remote areas, as Ellis Davies reports.

Refining metals with melanin

Khai Trung Le talks to associate professor Jean-Philip Lumb on replacing chlorine and hydrochloric acid with less energy- and risk-intensive reagents with a skin-deep process.

A new era of helmets?

A new American football helmet is breaking with design tradition in the run up to the 2017 NFL season, as Ellis Davies reports.