In this week's episode of the Engineering Update, brought to you by Mouser Electronics:

A 3-story, 755 passenger concept plane
The SkyWhale might not sound like the greatest name in the world for an airplane, but it's a pretty apt description for this flying beast.

See: Photos of the Day: The Skywhale concept plane

A minesweeping robot
Unfortunately, the task of clearing the mines is often prohibitively expensive or complicated so researchers from the Institute of Systems and Robotics at Portugal's University of Coimbra have designed a robot with the capability to act as a minesweeper without putting any lives in danger.

And a sensor that detects medication
Researchers at the University of California Santa Barbara have created an implantable device that provides real time readings on the amount of medication in an individual's bloodstream.

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