Engineers have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloak, a device that reroutes sound waves to create the impression that the cloak and anything beneath it are not there.
A team of MIT researchers has used tungsten diselenide to create devices that can harness or emit light, a development that could lead to a range of optoelectronic devices.
Smartphones could be transformed into projectors with the development of a new light-bending silicon chip in the US.
Three projects are to receive £290m in UK government funding in a drive for innovation, growth and job creation in the UK’s high performing science sector.
Assumptions about the capabilities of manufacturers in lower-wage economies may be wide of the mark
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Undersea technologies are on display this week in an exhibition showing unmanned underwater vehicles and other robotics
Action must be taken to ensure the UK’s immigration policy aligns with its economic requirements to support engineering growth, argues Sir William Wakeham