Article - 18 Feb 2020
Raman spectroscopy has been used as a laboratory tool for decades. The analytical technique has matured to the point that it can now be used out in the field.
Article - 15 Feb 2020
Photodetectors are devices capable of recognizing photons at frequencies ranging from the far-infrared end of the electromagnetic spectrum to the gamma-ray end.
Article - 9 Jan 2019
This article takes a look at surgical robotics. Surgical robots have a vast range of uses in the medical sector.
Article - 16 Sep 2018
Boston-Dynamics have developed a dog-like robot with door-opening abilities and equipped with a camera. The robot will be available next year and will be marketed as a security guard.
Article - 8 Jun 2018
Research projects around the world are investigating different ways in which they can manipulate drone technology to combat climate change.
Article - 21 Sep 2017
To navigate and ‘see’ the environment around them, flying drones typically use GPS systems and bulky laser scanners, methods that work best in bright, outdoors settings.
Article - 22 Jun 2017
Large collective action is a sign of an industry trend; thus, Robots in Service of the Environment (RSE), a non-profit organization made up of Scientists, is signaling environmental robotic...
Article - 11 Oct 2016
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), more commonly referred to as drones, are aircrafts that are able to operate without a pilot on board. Powered by a jet or reciprocating engine, UAVs are capable of...
Article - 7 Oct 2016
Conservation drones are model aircrafts comprised of an autopilot system containing a computer, GPS, various sensors, a payload, such as a video or photo camera, as well as a software instructing the...
Article - 30 Jun 2014
For many years scientists, engineers and technology enthusiasts have deliberated about the viability of autonomous vehicles, which are often confined to sci-fi movies.