DARPA Testing Military Drones With Swarming Capability

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The US Defense Department has taken a big leap toward swarming military drones that can be launched from aeroplanes and recovered in mid-air. They successfully conducted a first test flight of the Gremlins military drones in November 2019. Now, DARPA has announced that its unmanned Gremlins X-61A military drones have completed the second round of tests with impressive results.

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3D Printing Respirator Masks

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Covid-19 has impacted the world on a massive scale and will continue to do so for some time. It’s often difficult to focus on the positives but thanks to 3D printing technology and the hard work of so many people, there is a silver lining. In this article, we take a closer look at the 3D printed respirator mask designed by Mark Fuller from GE Additive.

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5G Networks: An Overview Of Benefits And Health Concerns

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Aside from COVID-19, 5G networks seem to be a big talking point; some good and some not so good. There was certainly an air of excitement in 2018 when many telecommunications companies proposed plans to adopt 5G technology but it wouldn’t all be smooth sailing.

While the benefits are astronomical, you can’t deny the findings that 5G may be harmful to us and our environment. In this article, we take a brief look at the core benefits of using 5G networks and some of the controversies surrounding its implementation.

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Electric Vehicles: A Solution Or A Concern?

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Considering the developments in the EV market and global zero-emissions targets, the hype around electric vehicles are continuing to make headlines. In light of the announcement from Boris Johnson about bringing forward the zero-emissions target to 2035, PRV Engineering takes a look at some of the myths behind electric vehicles.

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Robotic Exoskeletons: The Future Is Here

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The world is advancing at a rapid pace with innovations coming from all sides and robotic exoskeletons are making headlines. Not too long ago these “power suits” were nothing more than science-fiction but not anymore. Thanks to enhanced technology and advanced engineering, exoskeletons are becoming increasingly popular across several sectors.

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