Engineering Breakthroughs

Ground breaking new 3D-Printing technique allows the printing of Transparent Glass

1 week ago — 5 min read

A brand new 3D printing technique could allow scientists to print glass which incorporates different 'refractive indices' in a single...

Green method developed for making artificial spider silk

1 week ago — 5 min read

Researchers have designed a super stretchy, strong and sustainable material that mimics the qualities of spider silk, and is ‘spun’...

3D printing a castle on the nib of a pencil

2 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

A team of Engineers from TU Wien have demonstrated a new 3D printing technique that allows them to print a...

Japan plans to put a man on moon by 2030

3 weeks ago — 1 min read

Today Japan revealed its ambitious plan to put an astronaut on the Moon by 2030. A new proposal from the...

DNA Replication Filmed For The First Time

1 month ago — 3 min read

Researchers have recorded up-close footage of a single DNA molecule replicates itself. New footage showing DNA Replication is raising questions...

Jupiter adds two more natural satellites to its roster

1 month ago — 1.5 min read

Thanks to astronomers Scott Sheppard, David Tholen, and Chadwick Trujillo, Earth giant neighbour has added two new moons to its...

Wind, Solar and nuclear power provided more electricity than gas and coal combined to the UK

1 month ago — 1.5 min read

At 8am today wind, solar and nuclear power generated more electricity than coal and gas for first time ever inside...

Old bike parts turn the cogs of new wave energy harvester

2 months ago — 2 min read

A Nottingham Trent product design undergrad and professor systems have combined forces to create a wave energy harvester from discarded...

Must Watch – World’s largest plane (by wingspan) rolls out of hanger

2 months ago — 2.5 min read

Watch as for the first time - Stratolaunch Systems Corp - moved the Stratolaunch aircraft out of the hangar to...

Construction is now complete on the largest floating solar farm on Earth

2 months ago — 1 min read

The Chinese Government have announced that the world's largest floating solar farm is complete and has started to produce energy....

Engineers demonstrate the first ever drone provided mobile phone service for disaster response

2 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineering professor Kamesh Namuduri has successfully tested his mobile cellular service with a drone team in Waxahachie. The technology could...

German Engineers use Wifi to see through walls

2 months ago — 2.5 min read

Engineers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a holographic imaging process that depicts the radiation of a...

Air Force Academy cadet creates bullet-stopping gravy body armour

2 months ago — 2.5 min read

After a year of research and 20 attempts to get the material right, an Air Force Academy cadet has developed...

Facebook working on Brain-to-Computer interfaces

3 months ago — 2 min read

Facebook’s developers’ conference is underway this week. One of the most intriguing pieces of tech news to come out of...

Powered only by the sun – this device pulls water from dry air

3 months ago — 2 min read

Does a future where every home has a device which could pull all the water you need out of the...

Are circular runways going to take off?

3 months ago — 2 min read

Modern airports face a major constraint to growth - capacity! Current technology projects only optimise the use of the available...

Engineers control soft robots with magnetic fields

4 months ago — 2.5 min read

Engineers from North Carolina State University have made a fundamental advance in controlling "soft robots" by using magnetic fields to...

Meet the robotic octopus that could soon be working alongside humans

4 months ago — 2 min read

German robotics company Festo has revealed the "OctopusGripper" - a robotic octopus tentacle inspired by its eight-legged flesh-and-blood ocean counterparts...