Researchers in Switzerland have created a “molecular assembly line” that acts like an automated factory for building complex chemical substances.
The inventor of a new personal submarine set to launch next week is hoping to create a new niche market for would-be adventurers who have no professional training in underwater navigation.
A British research project to recreate fracking in the lab could help determine if the controversial drilling practice could produce chemicals besides natural gas.
Fast work: Sports cars are dominating the niche vehicle sector in the UK. Stuart Nathan reports
With the UK on the brink of an infrastructure renaissance, Julia Pierce looks at why students and graduates should consider a career in civil engineering and the many options open to them.
Skills & Careers
More companies are worried about a shortage of qualified engineers but fewer are offering training, the Institution’s annual skills survey has found.
FROM: What makes an engineering hero?
FROM: Building society
A new list of Britain’s engineering heroes reveals how our attitudes towards scientific achievement are changing
Looking to our rich engineering past could help encourage business innovation today.
Unpicking the complex links that unite Scotland with the rest of the United Kingdom would be a painful process. But what might it ultimately mean for industry?
Money from nothing: Commercialising technology involves convincing people to invest in something that hasn’t existed before. Stuart Nathan talks to an old hand in the art
Two prolific inventors, one still famous today, the other less so, clashed in the The Engineer over the invention of one of the key technologies of the modern world.