Engineering Breakthroughs

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

2 weeks 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.

Diagnostic computers outperforms human doctors

2 months ago — 2 min read

New tests have been released by Case Western Reserve University which show computer programmes outperforming human doctors in diagnosing common diseases. The new tech relies on 'deep learning' and should...

New imaging system makes back surgery safer, faster and less expensive

2 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers from Dartmouth College are pioneering a new way to make back surgery faster, cheaper and safer. Engineers from the Thayer School of Engineering and the Geisel School of Medicine...

Self-healing fungi concrete could provide sustainable solution

5 months ago — 2 min read

Material Science Engineers from Binghamton University, USA, have been working on self-healing concrete that uses fungi as a healing agent.

No evidence to link violent video games and behaviour

5 months ago — 2.5 min read

Computer Science Engineers at the University of York have found no evidence to support the theory that video games make players more violent. In one of the most significant studies...

UK Startup fuses Engineering and Traditional Chocolate Making

5 months ago — 1 min read

Candy Mechanics, a start-up based in London, has introduced the first 3D consumable product to be created directly from any smartphone – your own head made in chocolate. Your browser...