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Imaging through random diffusers instantly without a computer

Imaging through scattering and diffusive media has been a challenge for many decades, with numerous solutions reported so far. In principle, images distorted by random diffusers (such as frosted glass) can be recovered using ...

Robotics

Insects help robots gain better grip

A whole generation of gripping robots has been developed using a design concept originally known from fish fins. An international research team from Biomechanics, with participation from Kiel University (CAU), led by the ...

Engineering

E-scooter simulations highlight head injury risk to riders from falls

New Imperial College London research has highlighted the head injury risks to e-scooter riders from falls.

Engineering

New ultra-fast 3D printer works like a reverse scanner

A new 3D printer combines the principles of a CT scanner with light modeling of materials to produce objects with unique property combinations in record time.

Engineering

Artificial intelligence: Digital pen helps people learn to write

A smart digital pen that helps people learn to write is currently being developed in the framework of the German-French project Kaligo-based Intelligent Handwriting Teacher (KIHT). The collaboration project funded by the ...

Engineering

Pushing the potential of brain-computer interfaces

Since they came into use by physicians and researchers, Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) or Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMIs) have provided ways to treat neurological disorders and shed light on how the brain functions. As ...

Engineering

Using 3D printing for alloy materials innovation

While millions of people around the world enjoy renewed mobility from hip and knee replacements, many don't realize that the materials used in such implants have basically stayed the same since the 1960s.