Archive April 2016

Solar Impulse 2 set to break more records

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Having now completed repairs in maintenance in Hawaii Solar Impulse 2 has now flown back to California. The electric plane...

New CRISPR system could reliably repair many disease-causing mutations

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

A new CRISPR system that can switch single letters of the genome cleanly and efficiently has been developed at Harvard...

Loughborough University develop revolutionary explosive detection device

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Loughborough University has unveiled a new device that can identify tiny amounts of explosive particles invisible to the naked eye....

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

1 year ago — 1 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20...

“Can You hear that?” Engineers have invented the world’s smallest violin

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

Engineers at Design I/O, a creative studio specialising in immersive interactive installations, have brilliantly used Google's Project Soli sensor kit...

Graphene solar panels developed that generates energy when it rains

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Whilst Solar Power has made significant steps forwards over the last decade there has always been the problem of what...

Autonomous trucks complete 2,000-kilometer journey across Europe.

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Today Dutch Infrastructure and the Environment Minister Schultz van Haegen welcomed six columns of autonomous trucks to Maasvlakte II after...

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas...