Engineering Breakthroughs

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

8 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...

“Speak your mind” – Gamer Headset to help people with speech loss

9 months ago — Long Read

A student at the University of Baths 'ART-AI' centre has revealed a headset that uses a gaming headset to allow people with speech loss talk again using their thoughts.

High-Performance Perovskite Could Revolutionise Solar Sector

9 months ago — Long Read

Perovskites are set to revolutionise the solar sector years ahead of schedule thanks to a chance discovery by a team of researchers in Australia. While Perovskites have long been hailed...

MIT Engineers believe their Fusion Reactor design is “Very Likely to Work”

10 months ago — Quick Read

After months of intensive research and engineering work, the team from MIT behind the newest “SPARC” compact fusion reactor have revealed the reasons they believe it will actually work. SPARC...

‘Flying car’ gets off the ground

11 months ago — Long Read

SkyDrive, a Japanese flying car, has successfully completed a modest test flight with a person aboard.

Recap – The Major quantum computational breakthrough that is shaking up physics and maths

11 months ago — Quick Read

Major quantum computational breakthrough is shaking up physics and maths MIP* = RE is not a typo. It is a groundbreaking discovery and the catchy title of a recent paper...