Biomimicry and lots of robots – technology roundup from Technology4Change

Cactus inspired biomimicry could help solve water scarcity Researchers in Beijing have developed a prototype technology using artificial cactus spines to collect fog from the air. Read more on Materials Review. Drones and robots could create a self-repairing city Researchers at Leeds University have been granted funding from EPSRC to develop small robots that can … Continue reading “Biomimicry and lots of robots – technology roundup from Technology4Change”

Smog Vacuums, 3D printing and glass-based paint – 4 of the best technology videos on the web

3D Printed Glass Team at MIT look at the potential for using 3D printing glass. The two chamber system appeared in the September edition of 3D Printing & Additive Manufacturing.   Glass paint to keep metal surfaces cool Researchers at John Hopkins University have developed a silica-based paint that reflects sunlight from metal surfaces, keeping … Continue reading “Smog Vacuums, 3D printing and glass-based paint – 4 of the best technology videos on the web”