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Rolls-Royce plans to roll out mini nuclear reactors by 2029

1 month ago — Long Read

Rolls-Royce has unveiled its plans for 'mini' nuclear reactors that can be quickly assembled from prefabricated components. The British Engineering giant believes its idea of small easily assembled reactors which...

Building bridges – Students become engineers for the day at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

1 month ago — Long Read

180 students from Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham and Waltham Forest headed down to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park this week for a taste of life as a Civil Engineer. As part...

China powers up Alien Hunting Radio Telescope

1 month ago — Quick Read

Last Saturday China officially brought its gigantic alien-hunting radio telescope online. While the Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) telescope - known informally as “Sky Eye” - saw construction completed in...

German scientists kill cancer cells with nano-sized copper compounds

2 months ago — Long Read

A team of German scientists have succeeded in killing tumour cells in mice using nano-sized copper compounds together with immunotherapy. Best of all, after the therapy, the cancer did not...

This is (quite literally) the World’s Coolest LEGO Set!

2 months ago — Quick Read

A world-leading group of ultra-low temperature physicists from Lancaster University decided to place a LEGO figure and four LEGO blocks inside their record-breaking dilution refrigerator. The team used a special...

Last Chance to Enter – LEGO Technic Bugatti Chiron

2 months ago — Quick Read

We have just 48 hours left to run on our LEGO Bugatti competition but are loving some of the #borntoengineerlego Instagram entries so far. If you have not already; you...