Robots to help children to form relationships

A project which is using robots to help children with developmental or cognitive impairments to interact more effectively has just started at the University of Hertfordshire.

3D laser structuring

Small structure, big impact. Micrometer-fine patterns in surfaces endow components with amazing properties: Plastic dashboards, for example, can be made to look like leather; sharkskin ribs on an aircraft’s fuselage reduce ...

DEA demonstrates how to make meth

The Drug Enforcement Administration a held methamphetamine making seminar in Denver to demonstrate what its agents keep off the streets.

Hubble photographs grand spiral galaxy Messier 81

The beautiful galaxy Messier 81 is tilted at an oblique angle on to our line of sight, giving a "birds-eye view" of the spiral structure. The galaxy is similar to our Milky Way, but our favourable view provides a better picture ...

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