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Solar-powered skin for robots 27/11/2020
A new type of energy-generating synthetic skin could result in robots that are able to mimick the sense of touch. Full Story...

Developing sensors for ‘worm robots’ 06/10/2019
Researchers from The University of Manchester are developing chemical sensors that can be mounted on to ‘worm robots’, as part of a project involving partners in four European countries to improve detection of people trapped under debris after a disaster. Full Story...

Graphene laminated pipes could reduce corrosion 27/08/2018
Researchers at The University of Manchester and TWI have discovered ways of using graphene to prolong the lifetime of pipes used in the oil and gas industry. Full Story...

Research improves servo dynamics 11/11/2008
The University of Manchester, UK, demonstrated servo systems with improved dynamics through research led by Dr Nigel Schofield, of the Power Conversion Group. The research is said to have shown that increased performance was achieved with a Sensor Technology torque transducer. Full Story...