Engineering Breakthroughs

New Stonehenge discovery: how archaeologists found a prehistoric monument hidden in data

22 mins ago — Deep Dive

The chances of finding another major archaeological monument near Stonehenge today are probably very small given the generations of work that has gone into studying the site. Stumbling across such...

Ground-Penetrating Radar Maps Entire Ancient Roman City

4 weeks ago — Long Read

In a world-first, archaeologists have teamed up with Engineers to use ground-penetrating radar to map an ENTIRE ancient city while it’s still beneath the ground. The team created an initial...

MIT Device Promises to Hack Your Dreams

3 months ago — Long Read

A team of MIT Scientists are creating a device to hack your dreams so you can experience everything from flying to singing.

CRISPR gene editing used inside a person’s body for first time

4 months ago — Long Read

A team of scientists have used CRISPR inside someone’s body for the first time opening a new frontier for efforts to change DNA to treat diseases. The team used the...

Should we be sceptical of Alibaba’s claim its AI can identify coronavirus infections with 96% accuracy.

4 months ago — Quick Read

Alibaba announced this week that its new AI can identify coronavirus infections with 96% accuracy. Tomography (CT) imaging, also known as "CAT scanning" (Computerized Axial Tomography), provides a different form...

Green ammonia could slash emissions from farming – and power ships of the future

4 months ago — Quick Read

For the past 100 years, a simple molecule has had an immensely positive impact on our world. Ammonia, which comprises three hydrogen atoms bonded to a single nitrogen atom, is...