Engineering News Articles

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

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...

21 August 2015

Roads, and their environmental impacts, often have negative impacts on wildlife, air quality and climate change but...

13 August 2015

A colour changing polymer may soon be used to indicate head injuries. This is important for both military and...

31 July 2015

Unexpected internal structures have been found in the teeth of T.rex, amongst other dinosaurs...

28 July 2015

Work has begun on what will become one of the world's largest modern wooden buildings. So why the wooden...

24 July 2015

A new, rocket-powered punt powered by Chelsea buns has been launched by the Cambridge Science Centre...

11 June 2015

Batteries that can stretch up to 150% their original size could revolutionise the design of wearable technology...

18 May 2015

The Soviets were the first to send a man into space, so why are so many Russian spacecraft failing since?

18 May 2015

Do planes need better cyber security? Ethical hacker Chris Roberts hacked an aeroplane engine - in flight - and...

02 May 2015

Exposure to radiation during space travel damages brain tissue and affects performance, a new study has shown.

17 April 2015

A mirror that cannot get dirty and a meshwork capable of instantly separating oil from water, have been developed by...

19 March 2015

A revolutionary form of 3D-printing has been unveiled by researchers in the US.

19 February 2015

Miniature atom-sized holes inside diamonds can dramatically alter the colour of the crystal, a new super-powerful...