Engineering News Articles

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

09 January 2011

Despite their suave appeal, convertible cars could have to carry a health warning owing to the threat they pose to the...

19 December 2010

Does owning a lightweight carbon fibre bike cut down your commuting time? Contrary to expectations, a trial carried out...

12 December 2010

The strategies uesd by falcons may be useful for glider pilots and unmanned air vehicles

12 December 2010

An American entrepreneur launches a cheese into space

03 October 2010

Ever since the Wright brothers first took to the air in 1908 aircraft have been controlled by moving surfaces in order...

12 September 2010

Green fuels, like bioethanol, produced by yeast fermentation of plant sugars can be used to cut greenhouse gas...

20 June 2010

A new type of blast-proof curtain that gets thicker, not thinner, when stretched is being developed to provide better...

18 December 2005

Nissan unveil self-healing paint...

27 August 2000

Stuck in a traffic jam? No problem. Simply strap on your personal helicopter...

20 August 2000

Australian designers have built the world's first solar-powered ferry...