Patterns derived from the veins on a leaf and spider-webs could be key for designing electrical networks for optoelectronic systems, according to researchers from Boston College and South China Normal University
A quadriplegic has used thought control to put a robotic arm through a range of complex hand movements, an advance that may restore her natural movement.
Engineers have made huge progress on the construction of Chernobyl’s New Safe Confinement, an immense shield that will replace the infamous reactor’s crumbling sarcophagus
Comet calls: Our panel answers questions on the recent Rosetta mission, which landed a probe on a 4km-wide comet
Skills & Careers
There’s no doubt engineering in the UK remains a male-dominated field but that doesn’t mean women can’t succeed in the profession, explains Artemis Network founder Viv Dykstra.
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The Engineer team discovers making small plastic models in your own home can be harder - and more educational - than it first looks.
A new gallery at the Science Museum aims to demonstrate to 11- to 15-year-olds the variety and skills involved in engineering careers
Conceptual arts: Williams Advanced Engineering pitches itself as an expert operator in the arena of technologies that help vehicles go fast.
Even if some roles are replaced with robots, engineers and their associated skills will continue to be highly sought after, says the IET’s Stephanie Fernandes
Dripping with patriotism, The Engineer’s coverage of the Festival’s South Bank site shows Britain still wanted to seem pre-eminent in many areas