Engineering Breakthroughs

In Depth – Cautious optimism of brand new physics discovery at Cern

3 months ago — Deep Dive

Evidence of brand new physics at Cern? Why we’re cautiously optimistic about our new findings When Cern’s gargantuan accelerator, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), fired up ten years ago, hopes...

Compact Cane – Creating meaningful and purposeful products

3 months ago — Quick Read

Meet the Engineer who developed a university research assignment into a commercial product using holistic user-centred design.​​​​​​​ University of Bath Engineer Nia Simpson took her final-year mechanical engineering project, the...

Sweden in race to turn steel green

3 months ago — Quick Read

Northern Sweden is seeing a race between two steel giants as they race to turn the technology green. H2 Green Steel has revealed plans for a €2.5 billion hydrogen-powered steel...

Mixed Reality makes “Night at the Museum” possible

5 months ago — Long Read

Holographic history is making 'Night at the Museum' a reality For millions of children, being dragged to a museum is a singularly painful experience, marked by time standing still rather...

Model life-size human heart 3D-printed out of cardiac tissue-like material

7 months ago — Long Read

Imagine you are a doctor about to perform open-heart surgery on someone. Would it help if you could do a test-run before the operation with a perfect replica of their...

Urine test for breast cancer and material which turns light into energy win 2020 Dyson Award

7 months ago — Quick Read

This years' Dyson Awards has been awarded to a urine test for breast cancer and a material, made from waste crops, that can convert UV light into renewable energy. The...