Interviews about Engineering

Interviews about engineering, civil engineering, manufacturing, jet engines, materials science and transport...

03 February 2014

A team of researchers are using tiny structures to make new optical materials, including a polymer which changes colour...

14 January 2014

A light-activated, blood-resistant glue has been developed to use in minimally invasive cardiac procedures...

19 November 2013

New technologies to assist the ability of the human body to repair itself

19 November 2013

Matt Burnett discovers how the bladder of a sturgeon fish can help restore ancient manuscripts....

19 November 2013

Could buildings be designed to repair themselves?

19 November 2013

Nine missing Doctor Who episodes were found this year. How they were restored?

15 October 2013

What does tunnelling under big cities turn up for archaeologists?

15 October 2013

How did Isambard Kingdom Brunel and his father construct the first under-river tunnel?

15 October 2013

How do the tunelling machines digging a new underground train tunnel in London actually work?

03 October 2013

How can you make a tiny fridge using an elastic band?

03 October 2013

Ginny Smith and Dave Ansell put crisp packets in a microwave - what will the result be?

03 October 2013

Material Scientist, Caroline Goddard, explains how new alloys are made and how you select metals for different tasks...

25 July 2013

Technological advances have revolutionised tennis since the last british winner of the men's Wimbledon singles...

11 July 2013

A Cambridge team test the limits of solar power as they prepare to race a car across the Australian outback fueled only...

04 July 2013

How do we know dark matter exists and how do we detect it?

20 June 2013

One of the founders of Ecovative Design explains how they use mushroom mycelium to replace plastic foam and building...

16 June 2013

Scientists are working out how Hep B and Hep D are entering liver cells, research that could help up to a third of the...

16 June 2013

What happens when you drive in fog? Often low visibility is blamed for accidents in these conditions, but how fast are...

02 May 2013

Sally Woodcock talks about the science behind preserving great works of art

02 May 2013

Plastic objects are older than we think, and need conserving, says Dr Anita Quye.

02 May 2013

Oliver Caroe of St Paul's Cathedral discusses how he looks after one of London's most famous landmarks.

21 March 2013

Glasses-free 3D screens normally have to be viewed from a specific angle. Now a team from HP Labs have overcome this...

21 March 2013

Store and ignore formats are hard to come by for digital data. Now a team at Harvard university have managed to store...

08 March 2013

Planet Earth - polychaete worms