Scientists from Southampton University of have developed a device which records the brain activity of worms to help test the effects of drugs.
Scientists have unveiled a new method for arranging metal nanoparticles in geometric patterns that can act as optical processors, a development that could help lead to optical computers.
Researchers have developed a graphene-based ink that is highly conductive and tolerant to bending, a development that could lead to low-cost, foldable electronics.
The world’s largest wave energy site is to be built off the Scottish coast after receiving government and regulatory consent.
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: 'Graphene ink' could enable folding electronics
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’?
Nature or nurture, or a combination of the two? Our anonymous blogger asks whether some have a predisposition towards engineering.
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