Robotics

Using drones to protect wind turbines from ice

Damp, cold conditions are the enemy of wind power. If a layer of ice forms on the rotor blades, this can result in rotational imbalance and, hence, increased wear. In such cases, the turbines often have to be shut down for ...

Automotive

Why some speedometers lag behind reality

Have you ever noticed how sometimes the display on your vehicle's speedometer is different from the speed shown on the navigation app on your phone?

Energy & Green Tech

From useless plastic waste to valuable oil

Researchers and business people have developed a new technology that can make oil from plastic waste that cannot be recycled. This oil can be used to make new plastic and other oil-based products. The technology was recently ...