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Using 3D printing technology to restore China’s artifacts

By Damir Beciri
18 April 2012

chinese-artifact-1In our previous articles we wrote about various 3D printers, whose range of application ranges from printing living tissues, to printing prototypes and chocolate. Funded by the Chinese Government, the designers from the Loughborough University are using the latest 3D digital technologies to restore the former glory of the Palace Museum in Beijing – a… »


Pavegen flexible paving slabs generate energy from footsteps

By Damir Beciri
4 Comments8 December 2009

pavegen-systems-energy-genrating-pavement1The need to reduce carbon emissions and keep costs down increases the importance of renewable energy for most governments and the tech industry. With that in mind, investments are being made in the popular green energy sectors such as wind, solar, and wave energy. However, our footsteps utilize and channel kinetic energy too, and an… »

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Robotic ferret will reduce human trafficking?

By Damir Beciri
15 June 2009

robotic-ferretThe 3-year project ‘Cargo Screening Ferret’ began in October 2008 and it involves researchers from the University of Glasgow, Loughborough University, City University London and defense and security specialists Qinetiq. The ferret will offer major advantages in combat against human trafficking. Currently, it is very difficult to detect people hidden in freight containers. Sensors on… »