Engineering Breakthroughs

New Nanofiber set to revolutionise Battery and Water Electrolysis Development

2 weeks ago — 3 min read

The key to constructing everything from long distance electric cars to increasing hydrogen production from water electrolysis is developing efficient...

Latest grants from the UK’s Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund announced

1 month ago — 3.5 min read

The UK's Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) has awarded funding to five groundbreaking projects that will include making existing cancer...

Meet Cassie – the highly energy-efficient walking machine

1 month ago — 2 min read

A new startup company, Agility Robotics, has spun off from Oregon State University and successfully introduced Cassie. This unique robot...

#cubesat ISRO launch 104 Satellites to smash the world launch record

1 month ago — 4 min read

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history today by launching a record 104 satellites into the earth’s lower orbit...

Tesla Break World Acceleration Record for Production Cars

1 month ago — 1 min read

Tesla has made automotive history again by breaking the record for the world’s fastest accelerating production vehicle. Tesla already held...

Engineers reveal Bat Bot – The Biomimetic flying soft Robot we deserve

2 months ago — 2 min read

Roboticists at the California Institute of Technology and the University of Illinois have unveiled the "Bat Bot", a soft robot...

CRISPR technology used to develop Tuberculosis-resistant cows

2 months ago — 4 min read

In a world first a team of Chinese Enginers have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique to produce live cows with...

World’s first 3D-printed footbridge

2 months ago — 3 min read

In a world first the Institute of Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) has unveiled a first 3D-printed pedestrian bridge. The...

IKEA flat-pack refugee shelter wins Design of the Year

2 months ago — 2.5 min read

A temporary shelter designed for refugees by IKEA has been named the 2016 Beazley Design of the Year. The design...

Engineers have built a 1,000-watt “super laser”

2 months ago — 2.5 min read

British and Czech Engineers have announced that they have constructed and fired the "Bivoj" - a 1000-watt "high peak power...

Engineer Asier Marzo has created a sonic tractor beam … which you can build at home

3 months ago — 2.5 min read

Have you ever wanted to create an acoustic tractor beam to allow you to move objects with sound? Engineer Asier...

Plans for a Working Hyperloop to Connect Dubai to Abu Dhabi Accelerate

5 months ago — 3 min read

The prospect of a working Hyperloop system moved on step closer today as Hyperloop One and the Dubai Roads and...

Cambridge Engineers have created a transistor that functions for years without a battery

5 months ago — 4 min read

Engineers at the University of Cambridge have created a new design for transistors that can operate on ‘scavenged’ energy from...

Drones might soon be able to re-charge mid-flight thanks to Engineers at Imperial College London

5 months ago — 4.5 min read

Engineers at Imperial College London have showcased an efficient method for wirelessly transferring power to a drone mid-flight. Excitingly the...

How the internet reacted to SpaceX’s Mars Colonisation Plan – The Interplanetary Transport System

6 months ago — 7.5 min read

Elon Musk used the 67th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Guadalajara, Mexico, to go into details about SpaceX's ambitious plan...

Elon Musk unveils the rocket engine he says will take humanity to Mars

6 months ago — 3 min read

Elon Musk, the tech billionaire behind SpaceX, has unveiled a new generation of rockets he says will take humanity to...

Guinness confirm World Record for Strongest magnetic field trapped in a superconductor

6 months ago — 3 min read

It's official - Guinness World Records have officially confirmed that a team of engineers led by Cambridge's Professor David Cardwell...

Complex Organic Molecules Found on Rosetta’s Comet

7 months ago — 2.5 min read

The ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has found complex, solid organic molecules in dust particles coming off 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, giving more weight to...