Engineering News Articles

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

28 July 2018

Using the power of tiny magnets, a team at Stanford have captured cancer cells circulating in the blood

07 July 2018

A way to target cancer by re-programming the immune system to attack tumours has been discovered by scientists in the...

28 June 2018

Studying for a PhD at Cambridge University? Not graduated yet? Want to communicate science for a national broadcaster?...

21 June 2018

For the first time ever, a robot has been used to perform surgery on the human eye

21 March 2018

Driverless cars used to be something that only appeared in science fiction, but they’re swiftly becoming a reality....

23 November 2017

New hair-thin brain probe could revolutionise how we record brain activity

09 November 2017

Carbon nanotubes could be as bad for you as asbestos, a new UK study has shown.

25 August 2017

Our hairy insides protect us from the full force of fluids racing through our bodies and may inspire future robotic...

16 August 2017

Repairing damaged organs with injectable tissue bandages may only be a heartbeat away ...

12 January 2017

At ten thousand times smaller than a human hair, chemists in Manchester, England, have tied the world's tiniest...

03 November 2016

Plants that use nanoparticles to pick up the presence of pollution, or even explosives, have been engineered by...

11 July 2016

Electronic nose senses pesticides and terrorism threats.

01 July 2016

A new, non-stick surface for shampoo bottles could boost recycling.

27 June 2016

Solar powered aeroplane Solar Impulse 2 has broken a world record without burning a drop of a jet fuel...

10 June 2016

Researchers have demonstrated a unique carbon capture and storage process that can convert carbon dioxide into...

11 January 2016

The seventh row of the periodic table has been completed with the addition of four new super-heavy metals

22 October 2015

A new coating for steel that reduces contaminants, such as bacteria, sticking to it has been developed.

16 October 2015

Young babies use their tongues to help them to hear and make sense of spoken sounds. Might a dummy make a difference to...

08 October 2015

A new material has been created that can delay the development of ice, even at temperatures down to 6°C below freezing.

01 October 2015

A new magnetic material, called Galfenol, could alert car passengers to an impact up to a thousand times faster.

25 September 2015

A new form of 3D-printing that can turn out replicas of a patient's organs has been developed by scientists in the...

24 September 2015

A material capable of invisibly cloaking three-dimensional objects has been unveiled by scientists in the US.

10 September 2015

Origami has been the inspiration for a new and innovative way to create structures that are both stiff and flexible...