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Discovery of microscopic metallic particles in the human brain

A UK-led international team of researchers has discovered elemental metallic copper and iron in the human brain for the first time. The team, comprised of scientists from Keele University and the University of Warwick, in collaboration with the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), used the UK’s national synchrotron Diamond Light Source, and the Advanced Light Source located in California (USA) to identify elemental metallic copper and magnetic elemental iron within the amyloid plaques, chemical forms of copper and iron previously undocumented in human biology.

Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11:39 | Tags: Engineering, Chemistry, School of Engineering, alzheimer's, Sciences

The ultimate gift for music lovers, 24kt Gold headphones

University of Warwick spin out company, Warwick Acoustics, have the ultimate gift for music enthusiasts seeking the most unforgettable and remarkable listening experience delivered in a one of kind, eye-catching, headphone system. The ‘Limited Edition 24kt Gold APERIO’ headphones are now available to buy via appointment only at Harrods, in Knightsbridge, London.

Tue 01 Dec 2020, 10:09 | Tags: Engineering, School of Engineering, Sciences

Robots and AI to transform hospital’s resilience to disasters such as COVID-19

Dr Leandro Pecchia from the School of Engineering at the University of Warwick, has been awarded €13 million for the ODIN project, which will explore the use of robots and artificial intelligence to help ease the pressures on hospitals, which will be crucial also in the recovery of Covid-19 and to help any other future disasters.


Warwick Racing team develop second electric race car during lockdown

The Warwick racing team usually spend their summer in the workshop building an electric race car, but lockdown this year due to the covid-19 pandemic didn't stop them from designing and virtually validating a second electric car, WRe2, and racing their original car WRe1 virtually.


Environmentally friendly audio systems for Electric Vehicles to be made by Warwick Acoustics and University of Warwick

Warwick Acoustics Ltd, a spin-out company from the University of Warwick’s School of Engineering, is a manufacturer of next generation audio systems for the automotive sector and personal use, and thanks to a grant from Innovate UK, will support development of a lower cost version of its patented ElectroAcoustics Audio Panels for next generation vehicles.

Mon 17 Aug 2020, 15:00 | Tags: cars, Engineering, School of Engineering, electric vehicles, Sciences

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