Engineering Chemicals

US unanimously approves CRISPR in humans

3 years ago — Quick Read

The National Institute of Health’s Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee, a US ethics and biosafety panel, has permitted research to allow the use of CRISPR/cas9 in creating genetically altered immune cells to...

Nissan developing fuel cells to generate electricity without combustion

3 years ago — Quick Read

Nissan hopes to revolution the automotive sector by developing e-Bio Fuel-Cell with an SOFC power generator - allowing its cars to produce electricity without combustion Nissan's Japanese engineers are said...

Non-exploding lithium-ion batteries developed

4 years ago — Quick Read

A team of scientists from Stanford University in the US have announced a new design for a lithium-ion battery, believed by them to be less likely to explode. Due to...

IChemE appoints former Shell executive as new President

5 years ago — Quick Read

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has appointed Dr Andrew Jamieson OBE as its 75th president. Jamieson, who worked for Royal Dutch Shell for 35 years and who was awarded...

Space Propulsion Innovation Award winners invent explosive-free space valves

5 years ago — Quick Read

Sam Hyde and Valdis Krumins have won the Space Propulsion Innovation Award for their pyrotechnic-free design of space valves. Rather than using a small explosive to permanently open the valves,...