Gerhard Kramer

For Gerhard Kramer, choosing which engineering field to specialise in came naturally: the most challenging one – from a mathematics…
The Visio.M electric car

An attractive, affordable, safe and comfortable electric car with a reasonable driving range: that was the goal of the German…
Submarine robots breaking the ocean surface

Submarine robots 'talking' to each other in a language related to that of whales and dolphins are being cast to…
Auke Ijspeert

Biorobotics, which aims to design more efficient robots based on locomotion solutions developed by the animal world, is providing new…
Image of a LED power supply and a much smaller prototype

Portable computers will soon be able to do away with the power supply transformer – today the heaviest accessory in…
The PRECEYES Surgical System

A Dutch university spinoff has developed a robot that enables eye surgeons to operate with 10 to 20 times higher…
Gas produced from perovskite solar cells combined with nickel and iron catalysts

Scientists have converted solar energy into hydrogen with unrivalled efficiency using cheap, abundant materials, eliminating the need for rare metals.…
Woman in a wheelchair

Scientists have discovered how to control the limbs of a completely paralysed rat in real time to help it walk…

On 20 September, scientists will send proteins of the hepatitis C virus to the International Space Station to produce crystals…
Clock mechanism

For the first time in 200 years, the heart of the mechanical watch has been reinvented. Swiss researchers have developed…