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.
Researchers have developed a computational tool designed to guide future research on biochemical pathways.
Assumptions about the capabilities of manufacturers in lower-wage economies may be wide of the mark
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Some manufacturers might have moved production back to the UK but we mustn’t lose sight of the challenges still facing industry.
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