Latest Mechanical Stories


How one engineer has tackled poverty, one person at a timeMarch 12, 2019

MIT senior and Rhodes scholar Sarah Tress aims to combine her mechanical engineering background and MPhil in development studies that she is pursuing at Oxford University to help gain a deeper understanding of how poverty arises and to reduce hardships in developing countries


Robot cities: three urban prototypes for future livingSeptember 18, 2018

From hyper-robotised Tokyo to smartest Singapore and happy, crime-free Dubai, these three examples show that robots are perceived as means to achieve global futures based on a specific national imagination, writes Mateja Kovacic