Engineering Breakthroughs

LHC Confirms Two New Particles… And maybe a Third

3 weeks ago — 1.5 min read

Scientists working on the LHCb (Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment) have confirmed observations of two new particles that have never been seen before... and seen evidence of a third. The...

Engineers predict optimal magnetic fields for suppressing instabilities in Fusion reactors

1 month ago — 1.5 min read

Fusion processes are present wherever we look. However, the process drives the sun and stars has long eluded physics here on Earth. Fusion sounds too good to be true. By...

Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Transplanted Into Pigs

3 months ago — 1 min read

The average wait in the UK for a lung transplant is three to six months. There are more patients need of lungs than there are available donor organ. Bioengineers at...

Drones in Construction — An Aerial View of the Future

3 months ago — 3 min read

There is an aerial revolution happening across the world. Drones have emerged as a unique tool within many different sectors. This isn't surprising, as their benefits range from on-site safety...

Study shows that during a heat-wave we actually can’t think straight

3 months ago — 1.5 min read

It's not just you. A new paper from Harvard researchers has shown that when it gets hot it really is more difficult to think straight. With temperatures continuing to hit...

Hybrid fiberglass-concrete-steel technique produces harder, better, faster, stronger bridges

5 months ago — 1 min read

Civil engineering at the University of Queensland, Australia have developed a hybrid fibreglass-concrete-steel bridge technique which is three times stronger and three times lighter than existing methods.