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E&T #news weekly – we choose our favourite #engineering and #technology stories from the past week

Friday 16 September 2016

 Rebecca Northfield, assistant features editor
Monkeys transcribe Hamlet with new brain-reading tech

Researchers want to use this technology to eventually help people suffering with severe paralysis like good old Steve Hawking. 1,625 more words

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Book review and giveaway: Measurement A Very Short Introduction - David J. Hand

By Jade Fell 

Here at E&T we want to make it easier for you to expand your knowledge of engineering and technology-specific matter. That’s why we have once again teamed up with Oxford University Press and are giving the chance for 10 lucky readers to win the latest in the Very Short Introduction series. 633 more words

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E&T #news weekly – we choose our favourite #engineering and #technology stories from the past week

Friday 9 September 2016
 Jack Loughran, news reporter
Apple finally unveils iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus and Watch 2

Another year, another iPhone. This time it’s the iPhone 7, which actually removes features found in previous years’ models rather than adding new ones, namely the headphone jack and a real, clickable home button (real buttons! 1,270 more words

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E&T #news weekly – we choose our favourite #engineering and #technology stories from the past week

Friday 2 September 2016
 Jack Loughran, news reporter
Amazon Dash Wi-Fi buttons launch in the UK

Amazon’s Wi-Fi connected buttons, dubbed Amazon Dash, sound convenient and perhaps offer a look into what the future holds for online shopping, but the reality is a lot scarier. 2,199 more words

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Book review: Dear Data – Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec

By Jade Fell 

When they first met at an arts festival, Giorgia Lupi and Stefanie Posavec realised that they had been living oddly parallel lives:. Both were residing in a foreign country – Giorgia had moved from her native Italy to New York and Stefanie, originally from Colorado, was living in London.   445 more words

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Earth-like planet #ProximaB found orbiting #ProximaCentauri - an annotated infographic

Scientists have found clear evidence of an Earth-like planet around Proxima Centauri – the nearest star to our sun. The rocky world, named Proxima b, lies within its star’s habitable zone, meaning liquid water could exist on its surface, and it may also be the closest possible abode for life outside the solar system. 24 more words

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Right, that's it, I'm leaving the country - #Brexit triggers EU citizenship surge - an annotated infographic

While the long-term effects of Brexit remain unknown, one immediate after-effect is becoming clear: a lot of people are seriously thinking about leaving the country. Or at the very least, becoming a citizen of another country. 38 more words

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