Professor Emeritus Ronald Probstein, world-renowned expert in fluid mechanics, dies at 93

Ronald Probstein, professor emeritus of mechanical engineering, passed away at the age of 93 on Sept.…

Data flow’s decisive role on the global stage

In 2016, Meicen Sun came to a profound realization: “The control of digital information will lie…

Bringing precision to musculoskeletal health

A clinician investigating a muscle injury will usually start the exam with questions about the patient’s…

Study: As a population gets older, automation accelerates

You might think robots and other forms of workplace automation gain traction due to intrinsic advances…

CruxOCM secures $7.6 million CAD to bolster automation software for energy sector operations

Calgary-based startup CruxOCM, which provides software that automates the operations of heavy industrial control rooms in…

Engineers grow pancreatic “organoids” that mimic the real thing

MIT engineers, in collaboration with scientists at Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, have developed a new…

Wind Powered Portable Charger

A modern problem of the off-grid and outdoorsy lifestyle is how to keep your devices powered.…

The US Says AI Can’t Be an Inventor As It’s Not An Individual, Yet

Only “natural humans” can patent inventions, for now. Originally published on Interesting Engineering : Original article

New published patents show Dyson designs for stair-climbing and drawer-opening robots

A patent filing from Dyson showing a robot that can climb and clean stairs | UK…

AI computers can’t patent their own inventions — yet — a US judge rules

Illustration by James Bareham / The Verge Should an artificially intelligent machine be able to patent…