#Technology

Sewer Robots! Is poor communication blocking their ability to keep our pipes clean

3 months ago — Deep Dive

An army of sewer robots could keep our pipes clean, but they'll need to learn to communicate Hidden from sight, under the UK’s roads, buildings and parks, lies about one...

This phone case actually makes your phone skinny.

5 months ago — Quick Read

Marc Teyssier and a team at Telecom Paris have pioneered a new artificial skin that promises to make phones feel a bit more ... human.

Material Engineering – new stronger concrete which produces less carbon dioxide developed

9 months ago — Long Read

Pre-Stressed Concrete promises Eco-Friendly Lightweight Construction in future When thinking of the on-going climate crisis you probably don't immediately think about concrete? However concrete has a huge carbon footprint globally....

This Hawaiian island has demonstrated it can run on 100% renewable energy

1 year ago — Quick Read

The Hawaiian 'garden island' of Kauai managed to hit 32 hours of 100% renewable energy over the last month.

Fish scale bioplastic nets UK James Dyson Student Award

2 years ago — Quick Read

A UK student has netted this year's UK James Dyson Award.

Engineering Podcasts – To the moon and beyond

2 years ago — Long Read

Marking 50 years since the first moon landing, To the moon and beyond is a five-part podcast series from The Conversation. Through interviews with academic experts around the world –...