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“What was impossible yesterday is an accomplishment today, while tomorrow heralds the unbelievable.” So said Percival Fansler in 1914, on the day of the world’s first commercial airline flight. Within a few decades, commercial airlines had carried... more
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Imagine being able to give a paralyzed veteran the ability to walk again. Or being able to transform the life of a child with cerebral palsy. These hopes are driving the innovators and clinicians working to develop exoskeletons for medical... more
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Around the world, many peoples’ dream of owning their own home has taken a step backwards as house prices and building costs have soared in the wake of COVID-19. But what if you could order a home online and have it built in a matter of weeks? And... more
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At the start of the nineteenth century, the steam locomotive revolutionized transport, allowing ordinary people to travel long distances at speed and in comfort. Two hundred years later, emerging aviation technologies are heralding a new dawn in air... more
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Boeing’s engineers live and breathe innovation. It’s a passion that’s evident not just in their cutting-edge products, but across the workplace, where new technologies are transforming manufacturing operations.  Dr Christopher Reid is a Technical... more
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Governments and regulators around the globe are grappling with a rapidly changing world. Keeping consumers safe and supporting business to take advantage of new opportunities means staying on top of the often-dizzying pace of developments in new... more
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Innovations are transforming the construction sector at an unprecedented pace. From additive manufacturing to sustainable materials, robotics and AI, builders are reaping the rewards of new technologies to work more efficiently, safely, and... more
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Imagine you’re 3D printing parts for a drone. A hacker uses a phishing attack to get access to the PC on which the design files of the drone’s propellor are stored. They download the file and modify the design, then replace the original with the... more
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Additive Manufacturing (AM), or 3D printing, is one of five “industries of the future” in which NASA is working to advance the next wave of space exploration and improve life on Earth. As founding partners in ASTM International's Additive... more
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From commercial package delivery to futuristic urban air taxis, emerging airspace technologies could revolutionise many aspects of our lives. With the drone market projected to be worth over $40 billion by 2025 and a host of environmental and... more

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