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Infinity in a grain of sand: neural dust sensors monitor the body from inside

Imagine tiny wireless sensors the size of a grain of sand that can be implanted in the human body to monitor nerves, muscles and organs in real time. Sounds like something...

Business 30 September, 2016

Helping to rebuild Christchurch: quarry upgrades to meet the demand

As well as causing widespread damage to buildings, roads and infrastructure, tragically the earthquake that struck Christchurch, New Zealand, on 22 February 2011 claimed...

Process control systems 29 September, 2016

Explainer: The mysterious missing magnetic monopole

All the magnets we've ever seen have a north and a south, but there might be some out there that have only one end.

Business 28 September, 2016

Busting three IIoT myths

There is no doubt that the IIoT market is evolving quickly, but there are several misperceptions, or myths, regarding the IIoT that are making decision-makers hesitate and...

Business 21 September, 2016

Are we ready for Robotopia, when robots replace the human workforce?

Automation has disrupted work for centuries. Two hundred years ago in Britain, the Luddites rose in rebellion, smashing the machines that made their weaving skills obsolete.

Factory automation 14 September, 2016

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Automation
Are we ready for Robotopia, when robots replace the human workforce?

Are we ready for Robotopia, when robots replace the human workforce?

Automation has disrupted work for centuries. Two hundred years ago in Britain, the Luddites rose in rebellion, smashing the machines that made...

Article 14 September, 2016
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Water storage tanks: the science of mixing and improving water quality

Water storage tanks: the science of mixing and improving water quality

Water storage tanks and reservoirs are a critical component of distribution systems, yet they can pose a significant challenge for water utilities...

Article 08 August, 2016
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Industrial Internet of Things — the next big thing?

Industrial Internet of Things — the next big thing?

Much of what has been heard and read lately claims that the Industrial Internet of Things will be the next big thing in manufacturing and...

Article 12 August, 2016
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