Archive October 2018

Drones in Construction — How They’re Transforming the Industry

9 hours ago — 1 min read

Whether flying around a room or capturing unique aerial footage, advances in drone tech are offering new possibilities and applications — especially in the world of construction. Over the last...

End of the track for Bloodhound?

3 days ago — 0.5 min read

Bad news for the Bloodhound project. The company behind the rocket-powered car, Bloodhound Programme Ltd, has gone into administration. The car - designed to be propelled by a rocket attached...

This years Nobel Prize should be the start of making women scientists more visible

1 week ago — 4.5 min read

Until this year, only 19 women had won a Nobel Prize for science – just 3% of the total winners. But the Nobel Committee’s decision to recognise Donna Strickland and...

Engineers want to use a plasma beams to push space junk out of orbit

1 week ago — 1 min read

You might think litter is bad here on Earth but humanity junk extends well into space. It is estimated we have collectively produced 8,262 tons of space junk! A team...

Japan issues draft guidelines for gene editing human embryos

2 weeks ago — 1 min read

Japan has announced new guidance which might to allow gene editing in human embryos. The draft guidelines will allow gene-editing for research into early human development. Released by a panel...

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded jointly to three physicists

2 weeks ago — 3 min read

This year the Nobel Prize committee has jointly awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics to Arthur Ashkin, Gérard Mourou, and Donna Strickland for groundbreaking work in laser physics. Arthur...