Algorithm keeps the power on

(USA) An algorithm developed by researchers in America could ensure homes continue to have access to power when the grid goes down. What currently happens when the grid connection is lost is that solar pa...

AI support for an ageing population

One of the world's leading research universities is partnering with IBM to advance artificial intelligence tech that can improve the lives of senior citizens. The University of California San Diego (UC San D...

Sweat can power mobile devices

(USA) Engineers at an American university have developed a wearable biofuel cell - powered by sweat - that could provide energy for a range of mobile devices. The stretchable cells, made by a team from th...

Giving brain surgeons a helping hand

(USA) A medical device commonly used by neurosurgeons has been completely remodelled to help enhance what is possible in the operating room. Called an electrode grid, the clinical tool is placed on the su...