Sunday, 21 September 2014



Chinstrap harvests chewing energy for hearing aids

17 Sep 2014

Canadian researchers have developed a device that generates electricity from jaw motion.


Materials study aims at improving nuclear reactor performance

4 Sep 2014 | By Jason Ford

Materials critical to the safe operation of nuclear reactors are to be examined by the recipient of a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship.



Dounreay birds eye view

Don't neglect Scotland's nuclear legacy

17 Sep 2014 | By Stuart Nathan

The history of nuclear technologies in Scotland has left a valuable repository of unique skills, which the independence debate has not touched upon. This expertise should not be allowed to fade away

China Wind farm

The developing climate for change

13 Aug 2014 | By Jon Excell

Despite accounting for a rising share of greenhouse gas emissions, developing nations are investing heavily in the technology that could help address climate change


Built by the UK's General Electric Company, it was Japan's first nuclear reactor

March 1959: Japan's first nuclear power station

12 Mar 2013 | By Jon Excell

The Engineer’s 1959 article on Japan’s first nuclear power station, is a poignant reminder of both the UK’s diminished expertise in this area, and the impact of the 2011 Fukushima crisis.

Tate Modern, London, England, UK, Europe

This week in 1899

27 Mar 2012 | By Andrew Czyzewski

Previous generation has some modern insight: The building of the Bankside power station put into focus how a new infrastructure should be established

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