#engineering

Infographic: Engineering for the Developing World – Meeting the Basic Needs of All

1 month ago — 1.5 min read

Although birth rates in developed countries have slowed down dramatically, figures from the United Nations (UN) show that the world’s...

CRISPR technology used to develop Tuberculosis-resistant cows

4 months ago — 4 min read

In a world first a team of Chinese Enginers have used the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing technique to produce live cows with...

TeSeR project set to clean up space junk

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Strathclyde University is leading a research project to develop groundbreaking technology to help clean up space junk. The project will...

Solar Impulse 2 set to break more records

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Having now completed repairs in maintenance in Hawaii Solar Impulse 2 has now flown back to California. The electric plane...

New CRISPR system could reliably repair many disease-causing mutations

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

A new CRISPR system that can switch single letters of the genome cleanly and efficiently has been developed at Harvard...

Loughborough University develop revolutionary explosive detection device

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Loughborough University has unveiled a new device that can identify tiny amounts of explosive particles invisible to the naked eye....

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

1 year ago — 1 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20...

Graphene solar panels developed that generates energy when it rains

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Whilst Solar Power has made significant steps forwards over the last decade there has always been the problem of what...

Autonomous trucks complete 2,000-kilometer journey across Europe.

1 year ago — 1.5 min read

Today Dutch Infrastructure and the Environment Minister Schultz van Haegen welcomed six columns of autonomous trucks to Maasvlakte II after...

Carbon emissions drop in the UK as renewables rise

1 year ago — 2.5 min read

Provisional figures released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have revealed a 3.4% drop in greenhouse gas...

Japanese satellite, thought to be lost, makes contact

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A Japanese satellite that was thought to have failed shortly after launch has shown unexpected signs of activity, sending beacon...

UK researchers build postcard-sized gravimeter sensor

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have developed a device which measures tiny fluctuations in gravity, which is significantly smaller...

Japanese government builds giant ice wall to surround Fukushima nuclear plant

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A Japanese project to freeze soil around the decommissioned Fukushima nuclear plant into a giant ice wall has been activated....

Swedish researchers develop wood-based glass

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at Sweden's KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed transparent wood that could in future be used in solar...

Researchers develop new technique for producing liquid hydrocarbon fuel from raw sawdust

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers from the University of Manchester and the East China University of Science and Technology have developed a method of...

Record $286 billion invested in renewables globally in 2015

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Developing nations have led the way in investing in renewable energy in 2015, as revealed by a study by the...

Drexel University researchers develop new technique for fabricating nanobrushes

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The College of Engineering at Drexel Univeristy in Philadelphia have developed a new method for manufacturing nanobrushes, tiny dirt-repellent structures...

Birmingham plastics manufacturer wins £1m worth of new contracts

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

The UK automotive industry’s boom has positively impacted Birmingham plastic injection moulding specialist Barkley Plastics. The company has announced more...