UK gas and coal power stations equipped with carbon capture, transport and storage have the potential to be cost competitive with other forms of low-carbon power generation.
Scientists in Germany have observed a previously unknown type of friction that occurs at the nanoscale.
The Engineer paid a visit to Southampton University to find out how cutting edge techniques for making fibre lasers could lead to the next generation of particle accelerators.
Nuclear physicists have measured the properties of the rarest element on Earth, a development that could lead to improved radiotherapy.
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: Technology Strategy Board secures budget of £440m
FROM: We're still in the dark over high-speed rail
The only thing that’s clear about the argument for HS2 is that we don’t have enough information, but will we ever be able to make a completely informed decision?
Proposed EU tariffs on low cost Chinese solar cells risk destroying an industry that still has plenty to offer European businesses and consumers
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