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Malek Murison

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Malek Murison is a freelance writer, editor and tech journalist based in London.

Researcher use wearables to keep sheep farmers one step ahead

Researchers at the University of Nottingham are working with agriculture industry leaders to address the challenge of lameness in sheep – and an IoT...

Boeing engineers unveil heavy-lifting cargo drone

Aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled the first stage of its eVTOL (electronic vertical take-off and landing) strategy with a prototype of a 'cargo air vehicle'. In the...

Robot swans to measure water quality in Singapore

Robotic swans are being deployed in Singapore's reservoirs to provide real-time assessments of water quality. The project is the culmination of work by the city...

Ocado to test SecondHands collaborative robot

Ocado Technology is ready to put the SecondHands robot through its paces on the warehouse floor. The Horizon 2020-funded project is aiming to develop collaborative...

University of Manchester researchers develop graphene sensors for IoT

Researchers at The University of Manchester have developed graphene sensors that can be embedded into Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). The team has used the breakthrough to...

PwC launches specialist UK drone unit

PwC has launched a specialist unit for commercial drone operations in the UK. The move follows the successful setup of the Drone Powered Solutions center...

Collision-resistant drone improves mining prospects in Canada

Swiss drone manufacturer Flyability has developed a unique solution to the challenges of underground mining. Its collision-resistant drone has completed several successful missions at...

InvestEGGator solution uses IoT to combat turtle poachers

Turtle populations in Central America are dwindling as a result of illegal poaching. Turtle eggs are an expensive delicacy in restaurants and tracking those...

Panasonic unveils autonomous tomato picker in Tokyo

The automation of repetitive tasks in construction and manufacturing has been around for some time. Last month, Panasonic introduced an agricultural robot at Tokyo's...

Australian researchers partner with Huawei for smart healthcare

Researchers at Griffith University in Australia are collaborating with Huawei and Tonwo Health Clinic Technology to develop wearable devices that will help patients manage...

Drones offer a new perspective on British Columbia wildfires

British Columbia is recovering from a summer fire season more devastating than any in living memory. Now researchers are using drones to carry out...

Cornell engineers program tiny robots to react like insects

Researchers at Cornell University, New York, are developing tiny, insect-inspired robots that don't just look like the real thing. They think like it too.  Taking...