Nobel Prize in Physics

FOR their work on “theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter”, one half of the Nobel prize in the Physics category was awarded to David J.…

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Nobel Prize in Medicine/Physiology

JAPANESE cell biologist, Tokyo Institute of Technology’s Institute of Innovative Research professor Yoshinori Ohsumi, was awarded with this honour for his discovery of mechanisms for autophagy. Autophagy, from the Greek…

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GENIUS AT WORK
Nobel Peace Prize Bearing Likeness of Alfred Nobel

GENIUS AT WORK

NOBEL Prizes in Physics, Chemistry and Physiology or Medicine recognize revolutionary discoveries that will advance our understanding of the world around us. When Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel read a premature…

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MORE FUNDS FOR ROBOTICS AND DRIVER-LESS CARS IN UK

THE UK government recently announced extra funding for technologies, including robotics and driver-less cars as part of the year’s budget. Chancellor Philip Hammond announced plans to “enhance the UK’s position as…

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APP USES IMAGE RECOGNITION TO IDENTIFY ART

SMARTIFY uses image recognition to identify scanned artworks and provide people with additional information about them. Users can add the works to their own digital collection. The app’s co-founder Thanos Kokkiniotis…

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MUST READ: The Inventor’s Dilemma

HAPPY World Intellectual Property Day! A tricky issue that has long plagued inventors and researches who invent potentially commercially useful products or processes is the dilemma whether to: Seek patent rights…

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Growing Trees Into Furniture & Art

THE next time you sit on a wooden chair, don’t be surprised to discovered that the chair has been ‘grown’ and not manufactured in a factory. No nails, fixings or…

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