Engineering Breakthroughs

Engineers propose new method to stabilise next-generation fusion plasmas

6 days ago — 3 min read

Engineers have gained fresh insight into so-call 'Alfvén eigenmodes' which could bring cheap fusion power one step closer to a...

Juno Mission Unlocks the Mysterious Auroras of Jupiter

1 week ago — 4 min read

Up to now the dynamics of Jupiter’s atmosphere was a mystery to scientists. The gas giants atmosphere is the largest...

Flip Flop Qubit – Australian Engineers design completely new Quantum Computing Architecture

2 weeks ago — 3 min read

Australian quantum-computing-engineers have designed a new type of qubit. Qubits are the building block of quantum computers and the new...

Nanomachines engineered to drill into cancer cells killing them in just 60 seconds

2 weeks ago — 2.5 min read

An international team, including bio-engineers from Durham University, have used motorised molecules driven by light to drill holes in the...

Thorium-Salt Reactor Fired Up for the First Time in Four Decades

4 weeks ago — 2 min read

Molten salt nuclear reactor that eats radioactive waste has fired up for the first time in over four decades.

Vertigo Project promises hi-fidelity positioning for almost any moving object

1 month ago — 1.5 min read

UK start-up Vertigo has combined some mind-bending maths with ARM’s mBed microprocessor to create a device that is capable of...