Engineering News Articles

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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...

22 January 2015

New super-metal surfaces fashioned with a laser are so water repellent they can wash away dirt with only a tiny amount...

19 September 2014

Use your chatterbox co-workers to power the entire office's electronics...

31 July 2014

It has been announced by the government that driverless cars will be trialed on the roads of the UK by January 2015.

27 June 2014

Electricity-producing "photovoltaic" solar panels may be about to become a lot lighter and a lot cheaper,...

20 June 2014

Using bacteria to break down lignin, a woody byproduct of paper production, may be the key to creating a renewable...

20 June 2014

Mountaintop exploded off to make way for world's largest telescope

24 April 2014

This week, a teenage boy survived the 5 hour flight from California to Hawaii, in the wheel well of a plane. How...

11 April 2014

A computer has come up with the best way to recover from jetlag, according to new research.