Engineering Breakthroughs

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

4 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

4 months ago — 1 min read

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

MIT Engineers are now 3D printing glass

5 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers at MIT have perfected a process that means 3D printers can now squirt out endless streams of molten glass. While the thought of a machine firing molten glass endlessly...

This Open Source Machine Learning Tool Predicts The Best Chemo Choice 80% of the time

6 months ago — 2 min read

A new machine learning tool has been developed by bio-engineers at Georgia Tech. It can analyze a patients RNA and match them with the best chemo-drugs. It has matched patients...

An Ion drive space engine has been used on aircraft for first time!

6 months ago — 3 min read

Imagine an aircraft engine that has no moving parts, produces no harmful exhaust and makes no noise. That’s what researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US...

Bill Gates reveals water-less loo that turns human waste into fertilizer

7 months ago — 1 min read

Bill Gates has unveiled a waterless toilet is able to turn human waste into fertiliser Gates unveiled the new loo at the start of the three-day Reinvented Toilet Expo in...