Interviews about Engineering

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

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

28 February 2013

The new Antarctic research station, Halley VI, was designed with scientists in mind. But what are the challenges of...

07 February 2013

A spinoff of that Wi-Fi is a Li-Fi. This is a system that uses visible light to send information into mobile devices...

25 November 2012

A local election result was altered by neutron rain interacting with an e-voting computer. How can we design against...

25 November 2012

The ISIS neutron source is used by a wide range of researchers to understand the properties of materials, and find out...

25 November 2012

A novel printing technique can print replacement cartilage in 3d...

25 November 2012

What can neutrons tell us? And how can you study them? Martyn Bull takes Naked Scientist Ben Valsler on a tour of...

11 November 2012

cases of bed bug infestations we’ve heard are on the rise, but how do you know you’ve actually got them and what can...

13 September 2012

Away from the stories of athletes training and stadium building there’s another side to London 2012 that is often...

21 August 2012

Aman Dhir explains how his team are taking to the road to help people see the value of hydrogen transportation in their...

21 August 2012

Alex Bevan discusses the challenge of storing hydrogen safely and at low pressure...

31 July 2012

Sometimes, science and technology may take its role in sport a little too far. So far, that it is then banned for...