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Electronic implant dissolves after treatment

26 Nov 2014

Researchers have developed an electronic medical device that dissolves after administering its treatment.  

The off-the-shelf drone promises to be a popular gift this Christmas

Last week's poll: Drone land

26 Nov 2014

With police this week warning a House of Lords committee that off-the-shelf “drones” are being used to harass people, there are growing calls for tighter regulations to prevent criminal use of the technology. Are these concerns justified?

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Underwater robot maps Antarctic sea ice

25 Nov 2014

An underwater robot has helped scientists produce the first high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice floes.

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Plastic legacy

20 Nov 2014 | By Jason Ford

The issue of how to deal with a growing amount of waste plastic is exercising one UK company.

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Moving energy: The fusion of automotive and energy

20 Nov 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The automotive and energy sectors will have to move closer together to make best use of electric vehicles in the energy grid

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Your questions answered: Bloodhound SSC

19 Nov 2014 | By Stephen Harris

The team behind the Bloodhound SSC answers your questions on the challenges of developing the world’s fastest car.

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Why your engineering degree means you're cut out to be an entrepreneur

25 Nov 2014 | By Josh Shires

Graduate engineer and entrepreneur Josh Shires explains how an engineering degree equipped him with the skills for setting up his own business.

Women In Engineering 2014

Why and how industry can do more to retain its female engineers

21 Nov 2014 | By Jon Excell

The Engineer’s latest Women In Engineering special reports that while there’s tentative evidence that more women are pursuing an engineering career, industry can do more to ensure they stay.

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Why and how industry can do more to retain its female engineers

21 Nov 2014 | By Jon Excell

The Engineer’s latest Women In Engineering special reports that while there’s tentative evidence that more women are pursuing an engineering career, industry can do more to ensure they stay.

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This week's poll: Crowdfunding in space

25 Nov 2014

LunarMissionOne has launched as a UK-based effort to land a geological investigation probe on the moon, using the Kickstarter crowdfunding website. What are the advantages of funding the mission in this way?

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Driven by diversity: Bechtel's global rail boss Ailie MacAdam

18 Nov 2014 | By Jon Excell

Ailie MacAdam, one of the UK’s top engineers, is determined to use her success to inspire industry’s next generation of women

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Standing by renewables

20 Nov 2014

Ed Davey, the secretary of state for energy and climate change, challenges the opponents of renewables

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October 1933: The Post Office Research Station

5 Nov 2014 | By Jon Excell

The Engineer reported on the opening of an r&d centre that played a starring role in some of the UK telecomms industry’s defining moments

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LunarMissionOne has launched as a UK-based effort to land a geological investigation probe on the moon, using the Kickstarter crowdfunding website. What are the advantages of funding the mission in this way?