Archive February 2018

Global Seed Vault planning multimillion-pound fortification

6 months ago — 1 min read

The Norweigan government has proposed a 100 million NOK to upgrade the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. The proposed investment, around 10 million Euro's, is designed to enhance the long-term performance...

UK Engineering Takes Centre Stage in Hong Kong Expo

6 months ago — 0.5 min read

UK Engineering will take centre stage at the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong in March.

Cambridge leads the charge to use Graphene in zero gravity

6 months ago — 1.5 min read

Cambridge researchers have been using the 'vomit comet' to test graphene’s application in space. Graphene has the potential to open thousands of new opportunities in material science and could transform...

Boring Company gets go ahead to start digging in Washington, DC

6 months ago — 0.5 min read

The Boring Company - Elon Musk’s tunnel project - has received government approval to start building underground in Washington DC. Washington, DC’s Department of Transportation issued a preliminary permit that...

Dyson’s First Electric Vehicle Might Skip Using A Solid-State Battery

6 months ago — 1 min read

A new report from the Financial Times has cast doubt that Dyson will be able to start producing an electric vehicle with a solid-state battery by 2020. James Dyson addresses...

Engineering Talks – River Monitoring in Cold Regions

6 months ago — 0.5 min read

Joey Simoes - a masters student in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Manitoba - has created a short video that explains in under one minute his thesis.