Engineering News Articles

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

17 February 2020

The energy stored in wastewater could power the equivalent of every single household in the US and Mexico

15 February 2020

Moving data at 100 gigabytes per second: that's 25 movies in under a second...

14 February 2020

New research finds 80% of climate warming due to contrails comes from 2% of flights.

01 November 2019

Engineers claim to have developed a battery technology for super-quick charging of electric vehicles…

18 October 2019

Twisting and untwisting fibres could become the mechanism for more environmentally friendly fridges...

28 August 2019

Magnetic springs to break down microplastics

14 August 2019

Oil wastewater is produced by oil companies and has been linked to increases in earthquake magnitude.

12 July 2019

A device that desalinates water, whilst producing electricity using solar power at the same time...

11 July 2019

Engineers have developed a robot that can harvest lettuces.

23 June 2019

Robots that assemble like Lego promise to be safer, cheaper and more efficient...

10 June 2019

Breakthrough makes new catalyst technology possible...

31 May 2019

Engineers have found a cheap way to measure the hand’s sense of touch - paving the way to better prosthetics.

24 May 2019

Redefining a unit of measurement that was invented in 1799 has required the entire metric system to change.

22 March 2019

A holey piece of swiss-cheese plastic can do complex maths in a millionth of a second

13 February 2019

A new device turns injections into drugs you can swallow...

14 December 2018

Sun-soaked device cleans up water and produces superheated steam.

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...

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...