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Your Engineering Inspiration for Saturday 08 August 2020

For stories that clarify and help decipher developments in engineering and technology, check the Explainers tab on the ENGins front page.

Whether you're interested in how the Nobel Prize-winning exoplanet was found, are interested in over-clocking your Raspberry Pi 4, or would like to get the low-down on brain-training apps, the Explainer tab will keep you informed.

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Very best,

Rose Grey
Managing Editor

Last weeks's top headlines:

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Amid a 5G rollout that has faced its fair share of challenges, it might seem somewhat premature to start looking ahead at 6G, the next generation of mobile communications. But 6G development is happening now, and it’s being pursued in...
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In the world of academics, peer review is considered the only credible validation of scholarly work. Although the process has its detractors, evaluation of academic research by a cohort of contemporaries has endured for over 350 years, with “relatively minor...
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