A robotic boat has been used for the first time to survey fish populations around oil platforms in the North Sea.
“Using materials nature provides will reduce the overall impact of battery manufacture to our environment.” – Professor Yue Qi, Brown’s School of Engineering
“The archive contains recordings taken from the 1920s through to the 1980s made by Soviet ethnographers and linguists but it is now extremely fragile.” – Professor Anderson
Thomas Edison claimed that it would ‘do for the eye what the phonograph does for the ear.’
Blind and partially sighted people in Orkney will get a chance to find out more about how technology can help them maximise their independence at a drop-in event in in Kirkwall library on Monday ,25th October.
This important archaeological project involving The Archaeology Institute of the University of the Highlands and Islands, ORCA (Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology), St Andrew’s University and members of the community is funded by Heritage Lottery Funding.
The first synthetic polymer was invented in 1869 by John Wesley Hyatt, who was inspired by a New York firm’s offer of $10,000 for anyone who could provide a substitute for ivory.
This summer, EMEC will deploy a series of acoustic surveys designed to monitor noise levels of marine energy technologies at its ocean energy test sites in Orkney.
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have developed one of the most advanced subsea holographic cameras in the world, capable of rapid 3D imaging of marine organisms and microparticles.
Human activities are a significant threat to right whale populations, either through entanglement in fishing gear or strikes from shipping.