#Genetic

CRISPR technology used to develop Tuberculosis-resistant cows

2 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...

New CRISPR system could reliably repair many disease-causing mutations

11 months 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...

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

12 months 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

12 months 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...

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...

German engineers develop self-monitoring intelligent motors

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

24 March 2016 Researchers from Saarland University in Germany are developing intelligent motor systems which bypass the need for additional...

Transparent photovoltaic windows could reach the market in three years

1 year ago — 0 min read

Researchers at the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), in collaboration with solar photovoltaic glass manufacturer Polysolar and materials developer Merck,...

London’s Queen Elizabeth II reservoir to hold world’s largest floating solar power plant

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

A £6 million floating solar array is to open in London this month, and is expected to generate 5.8 million...

Salford University project hopes to create extremely efficient solar cells

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Researchers at Salford University have begun a €5 million project to develop perovskite photovoltaic cells, a novel material choice which...

Record-breaking £265bn invested in renewable energy last year

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

More money was invested in renewables in 2015 than was invested in building new fossil fuel power plants, a report...

Up to 3,000 jobs to be created by £2.5bn East Anglia One wind farm

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Scottish Power Renewables have announced that they are going ahead with a £2.5bn investment in building a huge wind farm...

Robots being produced cheaply and quickly through 3D printing

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

3D printing technology is beginning to offer ways for new robots to be built with fewer materials and very little...

Aston Martin enters new partnership to develop electric cars

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Aston Martin has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chinese technology firm LeEco, starting a new collaboration to develop a...

Yeast and sugar used to create biorenewable nylon

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Nylon has been produced using sugar and genetically engineered yeast by a team of engineers from Iowa State University. Using...

UK granted permission to commence gene editing

1 year ago — 0 min read

The fertility regulator has granted permission for UK scientists to carry out research in human embryo gene editing – with...

Coca-Cola renews schools enterprise competition

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

Coca-Cola has announced that it will be renewing its Real Business Challenge for the twelfth consecutive year. The competition, which...

New report shows benefits of engineering to UK economy

1 year ago — 0.5 min read

According to a new report published by Engineering UK, for every new job created in engineering, two more are created...

Nissan to work with consortium to develop lithium-ion batteries

1 year ago — 0 min read

It has been announced that the car manufacturer Nissan will work with a consortium of businesses and academics to develop...