Interviews about Engineering

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

26 July 2016

Natural gas vehicles are a cleaner alternative to petrol and diesel but the high pressures required to store the gas...

12 July 2016

Are diamonds little more than just a lump of coal?

07 June 2016

New technology is all well and good, but in order to live truly sustainably do we need to change the way we live?

07 June 2016

Making concrete accounts for 5% of GLOBAL carbon emissions, so is there a better alternative?

07 June 2016

The UN estimates that by 2050 up to 70% of us will be living in cities. How can we make them more sustainable?

07 June 2016

Could all our homes be solar powered by 2050?

07 June 2016

What’s being done NOW to build environmentally sympathetic homes?

06 June 2016

How do you age the earth's magnetic field? By recreating the centre of the earth.

06 June 2016

Imagine all the kit you need to start your own molecular biology lab, packed down into the size of a laptop bag and...

06 June 2016

As DNA sequencing becomes cheaper, having a good understanding of genetics will become more important. But what does...

26 April 2016

How many of the goods you own are transported by sea?

26 April 2016

We've all heard about driverless cars but what about driverless ships?

26 April 2016

A look at what we can do to improve the environmental impact of shipping.

25 April 2016

If we're worried about carbon emissions of ships, shouldn't we just be hoisting the sails and returning to a...

03 April 2016

New techology in prosphetics has led to a robotic fingertip that actually feels.

03 April 2016

These days origami has more uses than just paper, like using DNA to make teeny tiny objects!

29 March 2016

Why, when the rest of us have been sat in an economic downturn, has the satellite industry been booming?

24 March 2016

If we can make artificially intelligent machines, they'll need a body, but that's not very easy...

20 March 2016

NASA plans to set fire to a space station, simply to find out what will happen.

15 March 2016

Could we dry blood so that is could be stored forever and transported with ease?

15 March 2016

Can we make circuits that are more flexible than silicon?

15 March 2016

How much can helium actually lift? Could it lift a giant hose into space?

15 March 2016

Energy transportation is far from ideal and lots is lost along the way, how can a levitating superconductor help change...

26 February 2016

Superbugs last days on doorhandles. But if we made them from copper they could kill microbes in seconds. How does the...