Engineers have used a pattern of nanoantennas to develop a new way of turning infrared light into mechanical action, a development that could lead to more sensitive infrared cameras.
Waterproof fabrics that control and improve the way sweat wicks away from the body are under development by US researchers using microfluidic engineering.
Investigatory work is about to begin in South Wales for what could become the world’s first purpose-built tidal energy lagoon.
Submit your questions for the UK team that have adapted a conventional aircraft for pilotless flight.
Scientists are combining biological tissue with synthetic materials to create a new class of “cyborgans”.
The UK’s solar power resource has gone from nothing to 2.5GW in just a couple of years and is expected to rise to 20GW by the end of the decade. Jon Excell examines the factors behind the sector’s rapid growth
FROM: Engineers head to Swansea for tidal energy lagoon world first
FROM: Passenger aircraft flown 500 miles by ground control
As sensors become cheaper and more ubiquitous, do we need to be more careful about our privacy — or do we need to redefine what we mean by ‘private’?
This week’s All-Energy conference and exhibition in Aberdeen has a strong focus on renewables, community schemes, fuel cells and hydrogen power
The Engineer caught up for a brief chat with the Rolls-Royce director of engineering and technology Colin Smith to discuss Bloodhound, British manufacturing and how we can encourage more young people to commit to the profession.
CCS technology is crucial if we are to meet our emissions targets, but there are considerable technical hurdles ahead, says Frank Ellingsen