Science and Tech


Transform: a shape-shifting, interactive table design by MIT researchers

Gone are the days when tables were merely static lumps of wood. Showcased at the Milan Design Week, 'Transform' is indeed a revolutionary concept in the domain of interactive furniture. Crafted by a team of MIT engineers and designers, this innovative table design  comes with an impressive shape-shifting feature, that will leave you spellbound. (more…)

HARKEN car-based system

The advanced HARKEN car-based system alerts drivers about their fatigue levels

The 'comical' trope of a driver falling asleep at the wheels has been done to death in popular media. Fortunately, a team of European scientists are developing a car-based system that might prevent accidental automobile oriented deaths in real-time. The consortium behind the incredible project has christened the technological application as HARKEN or Heart and…


3D printed blood vessels: One step closer to developing artificial organs

A major ongoing project in the field of biomedical engineering is 3D bioprinting, a highly intricate process of recreating cell and tissue patterns, in a laboratory, in order to produce artificial organs. By employing this concept, scientists have successfully constructed jawbones, tracheas and even urinary bladders from existing stem cells. (more…)


LadyBird – An autonomous, solar powered ‘robotic farmer’?!

It is not often that sylvan agriculture and scientific robots are mentioned in the very same sentence. Well, some resourceful researchers at the University of Sydney have made a rare achievement that allows this literary antithesis - by virtue of the so-named LadyBird, a solar powered robotic mechanism that can aid in the process of growing…

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