Prof Kaufmann with CLT model skyscraper

CLT: taking construction back to its roots

Wood has seen a slow-paced renaissance since the early 1990s, but now ambitious proposals for timber (CLT) structures seem to appear every few weeks. Technologist assesses how close these architectural dreams are to becoming reality.  Imagine the city of the future. What’s it built of – steel, glass, perhaps graphene? Actually, the answer may be[…]

Wearable technology and the IoMT

The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) is flourishing, but will it help or hinder health professionals in keeping us fit and well? The jogger who ran past you this morning was more than likely being followed. Not by some nefarious menace, but rather a digital device, which might just be motivating the wearer to beat[…]