Engineering

Engineers develop new method to spot lithium-ion battery problems

Mechanical engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a new way of determining the internal structure and health of batteries that power many of the electronic devices and vehicles at the center of our everyday ...

Engineering

Concrete versus asphalt for Nigeria's roads: which is better?

Nigeria's new works minister, David Umahi, is pushing for the use of rigid pavement in road construction, as against the flexible pavement predominantly in use. This, as the minister noted, is due to the precarious state ...

Robotics

Morphing robots can grip, climb and crawl like insects

Pulling inspiration from the natural world, researchers at Colorado State University have developed a trio of robots that can morph their bodies and legs as needed to better crawl, shimmy or swim over difficult terrain.

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