Engineering Breakthroughs

Japan’s Hayabusa-2 spacecraft reveals touch down marks

2 months ago — 1 min read

The Japanese space agency (Jaxa) has just released new images from Hayabusa-2 showing a dark splodge where it touched down on the surface of an asteroid last week. Hayabusa-2 touched...

AI to help arthritis patients manage their flare-ups

2 months ago — 2 min read

A partnership between UK health company Living With, the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH), and the University of Bath has nabbed a major grant to develop a...

Meet the world first 3D-Printed Soft Mesh Robots

3 months ago — 1 min read

Engineers from North Carolina State University have created the tech that could one day to lead to robots that can contract, reshape and grab small objects.

New 3-D imaging technique reveals stunning images of the brain at work

3 months ago — 2 min read

Engineers at MIT have revealed a stunning new 3-D imaging technique which reveals how neurons connect throughout the brain. The researchers released this image of the entire fruit fly brain....

Minute silicon particles set to boost lithium ion batteries capacity by 10x

3 months ago — 1.5 min read

Chemical Engineers have taken a critical step in creating the next generation of silicon-based lithium-ion batteries. The team, working at the University of Alberta, have pioneered a new technique which...

MIT sets its sights on the future of fusion

3 months ago — 1 min read

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is looking to fast-track the development of practical fusion power.